Embarking on any kind of home renovation or extension project can be daunting. There’s so much to consider from the design and finish to your budget and timing, not to mention finding the best trades people and suppliers. What should be a really exciting time in your life can become stressful very quickly.

Proper planning is essential and really is the key to success. Without it not only will you not enjoy the process but you are far more likely to make poor decisions and spend unnecessarily pushing you over budget.

This easy to follow guide will cover the key points that you should consider before tackling a project on your home. From how to add real value to budgeting for your job as well as advice on how to select an architect and contractor this guide will help you to prepare and properly plan for the project that you are about to undertake.

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