Types of Home Refurbishments: Which One do you Need?
NBC Construction have a lot of experience when it comes to home refurbishments Surrey – in fact, you could say that we’re experts on the matter! Of course, planning is a vital stage when it comes to completing a successful refurbishment; something you need to ask yourself is – just what do you need, and why? This information will help you and the project manager plan accordingly. So, just what are the different refurbishment types available, and what are the differences between them?
Renovations undertaken to make your home more comfortable to live in\these may be necessary works such as ventilation or heating, or more luxury-inclined projects that focus more on aesthetics and entertainment (such as installing home cinemas or bathroom spa features)
Repair and Maintenance
Sometimes areas of your home will fall into disrepair from age and lack of use, or may become damaged following accidents, bad weather, or other unfortunate circumstances. Maintenance works aims to slow and prevent the former by keeping areas of your home in top condition, while repair work aims to fix or replace what has already been broken.
Extensions are a popular refurbishment type due to the nature of Britain’s older homes not always matching up with modern requirements and lifestyles. Loft conversions, extensions, and knocking through walls are all ways of creating additional space. Rooms may be converted from one type to another (a garage may become a home gym, for example) or the layout and structure of a room altered to grant more liveable space.
An increasingly popular refurbishment type of recent years is that of energy efficiency, where a home is changed to reduce the consumption of energy and to make the most out of any that is used. This may entail structural changes such as insulation, window replacement and energy efficient lighting but can also include the installation of alternate energy sources such as solar panels.