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Steps to take to ensure your home extension or renovation succeeds for you and yours!

Here on this blog of late, we have been discussing the key decisions to make in order to best manage the challenges of the current, ever-changing housing market at the moment in the face of the continuing financial uncertainties.


Our view is in that in many instances right now the best step to consider perhaps is go for an home extension or renovation, if you need more space, at home postpone a home move if you can for a while until the market outlook eases and becomes more predictable.

increased market value

The right, well-planned extension or renovation - if you do it right - can, we at Mint maintain, ensure you really will increase the market value of your property when you do come to sell it later on in less volatile and uncertain times.


The key to such a result is getting that renovation or extension project just right in respect of size, budget, use-ability..and much more. Your extension or renovation IS a major challenging decision ….. so you must get it dead right ….there is not doubt about that!

home move ‘plunge’

Remember the key aim is to be sure you get that vital added value in place from all your hard work for when you are ready to move. Extend or renovate in the right way and that you can surely successfully collect an impressive added value home price when you take the moving home ‘plunge’ in perhaps say a year or two!


Deciding to undertake such a project is, for sure, a big decision. But it is very do-able, if you get it right, have the right advice and ensure the right specification and finish in all respects . You need to get the most professional careful thought and well-judged planning you can to make sure your project delivers in the future, and makes your life easier and less stressful going on into the future.

ensuring success

Of course, we at Mint are on hand to guide, discuss and offer all kinds of ideas to you every way we can. Read on below to check some key thoughts and approach areas that you need to plan and consider closely to ensure the success of your project in all respects. ….check this list ….and then, if you feel ready to go, be sure, we are on hand to help you make the right things happen as they should. Then, for sure you can achieve that most rewarding, all-important home extension or renovation added home value financial success…..

planning permission

First to consider is planning. Of course, not every house extension will need to have a planning permission. However, you need to be sure one way or the other. We can guide you and, for sure, a check with your Local Authority for your area will also help get you ‘right on track’

building ‘regs’

They will also be able to advise you whether you need to submit a planning application and also you can check out with them the relevant Building Regulations needs. These can often be a vital part of the extension and renovation. process that you need to keep an eye on and get right.

further guidance

Check back soon for further guidance here, reference budgeting, project design and architect input, builder access. We can also guide your on how to cope day to day best can with the your planned home extension or renovation project …. Good luck - and remember - if you need help ..just ask…we know what you need, when you need it ….and how much it will cost …. It’s what we do!

We at Mint Builders are, of course, here to help locally with all kinds of questions and ideas relating to your new home extension or renovation ideas and plans for the challenging times ahead, including, of course, ensuring your new spaces are energy conscious and competitive reference current all aspects of energy sourcing. We can assist with all your 2023 home renovation priority planning and project organisation of all kinds.

Feel free to request our project planning and quotation visit to refurbish or extend your home for more energy saving ‘liveability’ and vital increased future protective money-making added sales value, never more vital than now. Contact Mint Builders on 07734 211958 or email

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