Extending my home: where do I start?

Where to start when planning a home extension

Do I need structural calculations?

Everything you need to know about structural calculations

What are the benefits of doing a spilt application for planning permission?

Home extensions and home renovations often require planning approval from your local council. If you are making a modification to…

When is a good time to design & build an extension?

As home architects and specialists in the design and build of home extensions in London, we are frequently asked this…

Electric Car Charging Points in New Builds

At Home Tales, we work hard to provide our clients with excellent design packages for their home extensions in London.…

What exactly is the Party Wall etc. Act 1996?

We have noticed that some homeowners are not aware of the Party Wall Act, and we would not blame them as it can be a tedious part of the renovation process. In today’s post, we cover what exactly this Act is, how the act affects homeowners, and who is involved in the Party Wall surveying process.

What type of loft conversion do I need for my home?

Installing a loft conversion in London can be incredibly rewarding. It’s a straightforward project that will oftentimes not require planning permission, therefore making it a cost-effective solution to refreshing a property. In today’s post, we cover the types of loft conversion you can undertake along with their advantages and disadvantages.

Undertaking a Home Renovation Project In the Summer

There’s no question that a home extension is a fantastic addition to any home. However, there IS a question of when the best time to build an extension is. In today’s post, we cover why a lot of people choose to undertake their home renovation project during the summer months. For some, summertime is the absolute best time to carry out any building works to their property.

The Dilemma: To Renovate or To Move?

There may come a point in a homeowner’s life when they consider a change in environment but are unsure whether…

Follow us @hometales_design