What is my architect saying?

Technical terms can be confusing. Read on for an insiders guide to architect's jargon.

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Home & Maker Wed Aug 31 2022 01:00:00 GMT+0100 (British Summer Time)

Do I need planning permission?

Every project is different but they all have to follow the same rules set by the government. Sometimes you need permission to build, and sometimes you don't.

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Home & Maker Thu Jul 21 2022 01:00:00 GMT+0100 (British Summer Time)

Our Payment Options

At Home & Maker, we reject the ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach. Because frankly, one size very rarely does fit all. We believe our clients are all completely unique, with individual needs and preferences. Which is why we offer you so many different options when it comes to making your payment.

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Home & Maker Mon May 23 2022 01:00:00 GMT+0100 (British Summer Time)

Trending: Indoor-Outdoor & Biophilic Design

We're seeing the lines blur between indoor and outdoor - and frankly, we are here for it. Think outdoor kitchens, cocktail bars, edible gardens and multi-function furniture spilling out onto your patio space.

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Home & Maker Tue Apr 05 2022 11:16:31 GMT+0100 (British Summer Time)

Say hello to our Design Questionnaire!

Introducing our Design Questionnaire. This is the place where you can tell us everything about your project, so we can build a detailed Project Brief for you.

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Home & Maker Fri Dec 10 2021 15:06:09 GMT+0000 (Greenwich Mean Time)

Get organised with our free planning permission checklist

So you’re thinking of embarking on that home renovation project, but what are the rules when it comes to turning your dream home into a reality? Can that window become a door? How big is too big when it comes to a dormer loft conversion? And what can be done to update that 70’s lean-to? This is where planning permission comes in.

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Home & Maker Wed Oct 27 2021 11:33:30 GMT+0100 (British Summer Time)

Types of Extensions

One of the most exciting projects to be involved in is building an extension for your home - but to really reach your home's full potential it's important to understand what the different types of extensions are.

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Home & Maker Mon Aug 09 2021 01:00:00 GMT+0100 (British Summer Time)

Home Measuring: Self Survey or Expert Survey?

How are architects able to get accurate measurements of your home as it stands? Either you can take the measurements yourself or one of our architects can visit your home.

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Home & Maker Tue Feb 16 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Greenwich Mean Time)

What drawings does my project need?

Whichever type of home renovation project you might be planning, architectural drawings will always be a key part of getting your design built. Still, when planning your project, it can be overwhelming to find out which types of drawings are important and at what stage they’re needed. To help you get started, we’ve put together an overview of the kinds of drawings your project will need - read on below to find out more.

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Home & Maker Wed Jan 27 2021 12:00:25 GMT+0000 (Greenwich Mean Time)