Laying the Foundations of Success

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Foundations For Extensions When you’re adding an extension to a house, it’s essential to get the foundations right. You need to make sure you choose the right foundations for the soil type and get the measurements correct – or the whole project could come crashing down (literally). Here’s our guide to some of the different… Read more »

Adding a basement to your home – where to start

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Basement Extensions Basement conversions are becoming increasingly popular in the UK. In 2012, there were 1,084 planning applications in England, Scotland and Wales; in 2016 there were three times that number. And why not? You get more living space without having to extend outwards or move, which is particularly useful if you live in the… Read more »

Understanding Different Types of Extensions

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Types of extensions Whether you’re feeling a little cramped in your current home environment or want to increase the value of your property, an extension could be the way forward – but before you start whipping up exciting designs and calling architects, it’s essential to understand the most common types of extensions available. Not only… Read more »

Loft Conversion by Bluelime

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Loft Conversion, Wilmington

    Completed Loft Conversion by Bluelime for a Loft Conversion Creating Cinema Room and Additional Bedroom. PLANNING AUTHORITY APPROVED: DARTFORD Design of a loft conversion to form a comfortable living area/cinema room and bedroom for a detached house in Wilmington. Involved cutting out pre-formed roof trusses and insertion of large steel beams to support… Read more »

Another Bungalow Conversion by Bluelime

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Bungalow Conversion to 2 Storey Property, Bexley

Bungalow Conversion to 2 Storey Property on Wansunt Road PLANNING AUTHORITY APPROVED: LONDON BOROUGH OF BEXLEY Who would have believed this was a bungalow which we didn’t even knock down – just added to and converted! Another completed project on the prestigious Wansunt road in Bexley which involved the design of a double storey house… Read more »

Our First Floating Roof

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Rear Extension & Garage Extension, Wilmington

Bluelime Home Design have just completed their first floating corner extension in Wilmington.   Looks are deceiving. With clean, simple, straight lines creating a floating roof with no supporting post looks straightforward but in reality was a challenge for our structural engineer. Supporting beams need beefed up with diagonal bracing at one end to provide… Read more »