Yarwood's Extention Guide
STEP ONE CALL US
Call one of our team members 0161 343 1139 to arrange a free no-obligation consultation.
STEP TWO CONSULTATION
One of our experts will visit the site when ever it is convenient for you. Together we can discuss your requirements for your extension.
STEP THREE SITE SURVEY
Our project manager will come and visit you, he will organise all aspects of the site and carry out detailed measurements.
STEP FOUR PLANS & BUILDING CONTROL
After our site survey with you our architect will draw up plans for your extension to commence. You will also receive a visit from the local building inspector.
STEP FIVE QUOTATION
After our expert and you have discussed your requirements we will send you your quotation and contract within 48 hours of the visit.
STEP SIX BUILDING INSPECTOR
A building inspector will visit, we will then ensure all relevant paperwork is filled out and we will handle all dealings with your local authority
STEP SEVEN SITE SET UP
Your extension will be prepared. Visqueen is rolled out and plywood boards are laid down to ensure no damage is done to your drive, garden path and lawn. The portable toilet and mini digger, and any other necessary plant will be delievered .
STEP EIGHT FOUNDATIONS & DRAINS
We will dig the footings and reduce the slab to the required depth. We will lay the necessary drains as per the drawings. The footings and the drains will then be passed by building control. Once the building inspector has passed this section of the work the concrete will be ready to be poured.
STEP NINE BRICKWORK
Using matching brick/stone, Our teams of experienced, time-served bricklayers will now construct the brickwork shell. At this point, the inner leaf will be built from breeze block and the cavities insulated as we move forward.
STEP TEN ROOF CONSTRUCTION
Our specialist roofing joiners will construct your roof to the specification on your drawings. Once this is all passed by building control, we will send in our roofers to felt, batten and tile/slate the roof as per your plans.
STEP ELEVEN WINDOW AND DOOR FITTING
Your project manager will take fully accurate measurements for your windows and doors. He will take you through all the available design options in order that your windows and doors perfectly compliment your existing property. Our specialist FENSA-registered team will arrive with your new windows and doors to fit them.
STEP TWELVE PLUMBERING & ELECTRICAL
Our qualified, full-time, plumber and electrician will make their first visit your conversion fixing the sockets, lights, and radiator and any necessary plumbing for your personal requirements.
STEP THIRTEEN STRUCTURAL WORK
We will complete any structural breakthroughs as per the plans at this stage, include the installation of reinforced load-bearing RSJ’s (Rolled Steel Joists).
STEP FOURTEEN PLASTER & SKIM
Our plasterers will come to plasterboard the full extension at this stage and then plaster/skim the walls and ceilings so that it is beautifully smooth. The RSJ’s will be fire-boarded with a pink plasterboard to ensure a 1-hour fire check protection, which will comply with building regulations
STEP SIXTEEN PLUMBER & ELECTRICAL
Our Electrician and plumber will re-visit your property, to fit the radiators and electrical power points to your nearly completed extension.
STEP SEVENTEEN FINISHES
Our joiners will come and fit your skirting boards, architraves, doors, flooring, window boards. In preparation for the decorating.
STEP EIGHTEEN DECORATING
Your extension will be supply with a Decorator to paint also a Tiler will be provided if necessary, or maybe you would like to can leave this for you if that is what you choose. The choice is yours, as always.
STEP NINETEEN BUILDING INSPECTOR
The building inspector will inspect and pass off your extension and the local council will send out your completion certificate.
STEP TWENTY SATISFACTION CHECK
Your project manager will walk around your new addition to your home, making sure you are 100% satisfied with your extension.
CALL OUR OFFICE
0161 343 1139
Before Yarwood's Improvement
After Yarwood's Improvement
Why have the stress and worry of moving home when, Yarwood Construction can provide you with an economical and viable solution which will solve all your living space problems? An extention isn't only an improvement to your home it's an improvement to your life. You can opt for a single-storey or a double-storey extention. Providing you with that great new space for an open plan kithen/dinner or an extra bedroom or two. Extending your home is the perfect solution for a growing family.
An extension to your house is not considered to be a permitted development although there limits and conditions
You will need planning permission if any of the following applies to your extension:
The extension is higher than the highest part of your original roof.
Any part of the extension is more than four meters high and within two metres of your boundaries.
The extension will take up more than half of the total ground area of your land (this excludes ground covered by the original property).
The total volume of the original building will increase by more than 115 cubic metres.
The total volume of the original building is increased by more than 10% for terraced houses or any property in a conservation area of national park.