Home Extensions

Here at Manchester Builders & Construction, we provide many home building services for our customers, one of which is a home extension. Many people have their home extended for a variety of reasons, such as building a guest bedroom for family or friends, or even if their family is growing but they do not wish to buy a new home. Others wish to get their home extended to add a room within their home that is dedicated to hobbies or even for a home cinema. We provide this service in Salford, Rusholme, Moston, Cheetham Hill, Burnage, Trafford, Stretford, Pendlebury, Failsworth, Droylsden, Prestwich, Swinton, Eccles, Withington and others. ​Others in the past have extended their home for more living room or kitchen space and others decided they wanted an indoor swimming pool attached to the side of their home. Whatever the reason, here at Manchester Builders we are more than able to extend your home if there are no restrictions such as planning permissions or residential properties too close to your home. The most popular reason for home owners to have their home extended is for an additional bedroom. When a home owner needs to have their home extended to add an additional bedroom, the common reasons are for new children or parents and friends that will come to visit overnight. As this is the most popular reason to have your home extended, we usually follow a few guidelines to make sure that you receive the additional space that you desire to be designed to match. If you are looking for a children’s bedroom, then we will ask if you would like the room to be gender specific or not. If you would, then we will discuss a few extra requirements such as colour schemes for the walls and flooring, flooring type and more. If you are looking for a guest room for friends and family, usually we will make sure to keep the room very neutral unless you have a specific vision in mind. Again, this is still your decision but we will provide input to assist your design. ​

Should you have a home extension in Manchester?

​Others usually want to have their home extended so they can add a home theatre/cinema and TV room. This would involve extended the home large enough to fit both a large television screen or projector screen, and enough space for four to six lounge chairs. Often this is to accommodate parents and children but again, this is down to your own specifics. ​Usually we will ensure that the room itself is soundproofed for noise, which also means that we will include a sound system installed to the room. We can also add a few more design additions during the extension itself, such as carpeting and underground lighting fixtures, natural light blockers and more. This would be to give your home cinema an authentic feel. The extension for your living room, kitchen or other living spaces is always an option. Some would like new additions to be installed or placed within these rooms and do not have the space so they need their rooms extended. This process is easier than you may think, and depending on your property type we could even add additional space within other rooms of your home such as a bedroom at the same time.

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Home extensions within the city of Manchester are not as expensive as some home owners may first believe. Although there is much construction and decoration work to be completed with a home extension, the average cost for the extension within the city of Manchester can cost anywhere between £1,500 - £2,500 per m2. This makes it a cheaper alternative to other conversion or extension options such as basement or loft conversions. Our builders in Manchester have completed many home extension projects since we have been in practice, and this is the average price we have encountered with our customers.

The average cost for the home extension within the city of Manchester would be closer to £18,500 for an average sized, one storey extension. These extensions would be to create an additional room within the ground floor of your home. If you are looking to create an extension with two different floors, then you would be looking for a larger investment of £28,000 on average within the city of Manchester. The home extension could be cheaper or costlier depending on the overall size and the scope of the project itself.

Manchester Builders has some of the best builders in Manchester. If you are looking for a cost effective home extension within the city of Manchester or surrounding areas such as Salford, Rusholme, Moston, Cheetham Hill, Burnage, Trafford, Stretford, Pendlebury, Failsworth, Droylsden, Prestwich, Swinton, Eccles, Withington or anywhere else, then contact us today!

How long does a home extension take in Manchester?

​We have the best builders Manchester offer for home extensions, and these same builders have calculated the average home extension time completion. If you are a home owner who wishes to extend their home by an additional one floor with one room, then you could expect the project to take 6 – 12 weeks, with the average one room extension taking 8 weeks in the city of Manchester. If you are considering a two-storey extension within your home, then you would be looking closer to a 15-week project within the city of Manchester. Manchester Builders & Construction have completed many of these projects within the city of Manchester and the surrounding areas, and these are the most common timescales we have faced on average.

Other home extension information in Manchester

​Extending living spaces such as these are relatively straight forward and require extending the walls outwards to take advantage of space on land, or even to push back the walls within your home if there is a surplus elsewhere. Usually we will discuss both options with you and if you would prefer one or the other, or even if you would like both we will make sure that you approve and are satisfied with the decision.

We can also add an indoor swimming pool to your home if you need. Some like to have an indoor swimming pool due to weather restrictions and it would be easier for them to extend their home to do so. We would run through space required, pool dimensions and even the upkeep for the pool itself to ensure that you are making the correct decision before we proceed.

If you are looking to extend your home within the Manchester, United Kingdom area or areas surrounding Manchester, England such as Salford, Rusholme, Moston, Cheetham Hill, Burnage, Trafford, Stretford, Pendlebury, Failsworth, Droylsden, Prestwich, Swinton, Eccles, Withington and others then just give us a call. You can reach us at 01614100526 or you can fill out the form on the top of the page for a free, non-obligation quote today!