Advice articles about "Materials"
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Here you'll find a various selection of blogs that provide information on which materials are the better options for your renovation, and which you should steer clear of. Do you know your toughened from your tinted glass? Our guides can help you decide which installations will be the best fit for your new space; whether you're a veteran renovator or this is your first project, it is crucial to check out all the knowledge available to you. The first material you'll be considering will probably be the one that, most likely, takes up the most room in your new extension - the flooring. Installing hardwood floors is often on the minds of homeowners, as they become a beautiful and durable investment that will (hopefully!) last for years. However, there are numerous other options for your new space, such as ceramic tiles, laminate flooring, and carpeting - it's up to you which one you decide to choose. Most likely, the second material a homeowner will consider will be window glazing, a field with so many different options! Resi is able to provide you with the necessary guidance for you to make an informed decision, as, again, your budget and personal preferences are an influential factor in this choice.
Do you know the cost of glazing?
Put simply, double glazing involves two panes of glass separated by a vacuum or inert gas (What’s that, you ask? Check our handy glossary for compl...Read More
The pros and cons of hardwood floors
If you’re thinking of installing hardwood floors in your new conversion or extension, there are a few elements you need to consider. Hardwood floor...Read More
How to choose your bi-fold doors
If you’ve decided that bi-fold doors are for you, you need to first make sure you’re choosing the right ones. Ensure that your investment will not ...Read More
How to pick the right materials for your conservatory
So you’re [considering a conservatory](https://resi.co.uk/advice/home-extensions/do-conservatories-add-value-to-your-house), but which one is going...Read More
A guide to structural glass and your extension
You might have spotted structural glass on either Grand Designs or in the pages of architectural magazines. It’s a popular material for making stun...Read More
How to choose internal flooring for your extension
Internal flooring might feel like a finishing touch for your house extension or loft conversion, but it’s worth starting to think about it early in...Read More
Myths about timber framed extensions
Unlike our Scottish counterparts, timber has never quite taken off in the rest of UK homes. Until now, that is. With more homeowners than ever tur...Read More
Laminate or real wood flooring? Which is best for your house
When it comes floors, people tend to fall into two categories. Those who adore carpets, and those who can’t imagine life [without a hardwood floor]...Read More
Everything you need to know before buying skylights
When it comes to getting natural light into your home, who doesn’t love a good skylight? Compared to glass ceilings, they’re a cost effective way t...Read More
What is the best flooring for a kitchen?
Whether you’re looking to fully refurbish your kitchen, or just to give your floor a makeover, what material you choose can have a big impact on th...Read More
Sustainable construction: alternative building materials
Sustainability is something we are encouraged to think about in every aspect of our lives. As [the UK’s leading residential architectural practice]...Read More
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