Popular home extension options

When it comes to adding space to your property, a home extension is a fantastic option. A home extension can add a new room, or multiple rooms to your home, or can enlarge a current room or space. But what are the most popular home extension options? And which choice would be the most effective for your property?

So what are the most popular home extension options?

There are a number of different and popular home extension options that include:

  • Garage conversions- A garage conversion can turn what may be an underused space into a usable room. This can be an above the garage extension, which is perfect for connected garages, allowing you to extend into the space above the garage, typically creating another bedroom, bathroom or home office. Alternatively, the whole garage can be converted into a usable space that can be used for a number of different purposes, adding value and functionality to your home.
  • Kitchen extensions- Expanding the kitchen can provide more space for dining, entertaining, and family activities. Options include rear extensions, which extend the property into the garden, or side return extensions that utilise the narrow alleyway next to the house. These extensions can incorporate large windows or skylights to bring in natural light, creating a bright and welcoming space, making your kitchen the true heart of the home.
  • Side return extensions- A side return extension fills the narrow gap along the side of a property, typically found in Victorian and Edwardian terraced houses. This extension is a smart way to make use of what is often a wasted space. It can significantly widen the kitchen or living area, providing a more open-plan layout. Though it may not add as much square footage as other extensions, the improvement in layout and light can be substantial.
  • Loft conversions- Loft conversions are a popular choice for adding an extra bedroom, office, or bathroom without altering the footprint of the house. Types of loft conversions include dormer, mansard, and hip-to-gable, each offering different levels of space and headroom. Loft conversions can significantly increase the value of a property and are often less disruptive than other extension types, as work is confined to the roof area.
  • Single floor extensions- Single floor extensions are versatile and can be used to expand kitchens, living rooms, or add new spaces like sunrooms or conservatories. These extensions usually extend into the garden and can vary in size. They are generally more straightforward and less expensive than multi-story extensions, making them a popular choice for enhancing ground floor living areas.
  • Double floor extensions- Double-floor extensions provide significant additional space by adding two levels to the property. These extensions can include new bedrooms, bathrooms, or extended living areas on both floors. They are ideal for growing families who need more room but do not want to move.

Choose us for your home extension here at DB Joinery

Here at DB Joinery we are the team you can trust with your home extension. Whether you are looking for a loft conversion, a barn conversion, or a single or double floor extension, we are number one choice for home extensions in Preston. We will work with you every step of the way, from the initial consultation to the final building work, to ensure that your new home extension will meet all of your requirements. Why not get in touch today to find out more information?