Extensions, conservatories and exterior walls

For many people, one of the joys of having their own home is the freedom to adapt their living space to their own needs and lifestyle. In this guide we’ll cover what you need to know about the exterior of your home and adding to it.

Exterior walls

If you notice white staining on your exterior walls soon after you move in, don’t worry. This is efflorescence and is perfectly normal, resulting from natural salts leaching out of the bricks. There’s no need to clean the brickwork – the marks will fade with time and attempting to wash them off may actually make the appearance worse.

Conservatories and extensions

If you want to make structural changes to your home, first check your restrictive covenants. Then:

Typical changes that would require permission include:

 

Garden extension

Property drawings

We regret that we are unable to provide any plans or working drawings for the construction of your property

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