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Do You Need Planning Permission to Convert a Garage?

Kitchen design is a daunting task if you're a first-time homeowner or even a first-time kitchen designer. Where do you start? What materials should you use? How much will it cost to complete the entire project? These are all questions that may come to mind when planning your new dream kitchen.

Do You Need Planning Permission to Convert a Garage?

 In most cases, or based on where you live, you might not need planning permission to turn your garage space into an extra living space in your home. That is usually the case if the work involved will only happen internally and doesn't come with increasing or enlarging the size of your property.

Where do you start when remodelling a kitchen?

2021 offers exciting new design trends to spruce up your kitchen and add style and a touch of glamour. From your kitchen cabinets to your sinks and faucets, here are the kitchen trends 2021 brings.

Where do you start when remodelling a kitchen?

When renovating the house it is only natural to look for ways to increase space as well as improve the value of our home. Today we are going to discuss whether or not a kitchen extension will add value to your home.

Where do you start when remodelling a kitchen?

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where every meal is prepared. Where you socialise with friends over a cup of coffee. And where kids race through to tell you about their school day. So it’s a space that needs to work for the whole family.  

Where do you start when remodelling a kitchen?

Whether yours is small or large, cramped or spacious, it would help if you had a practical kitchen. A clever kitchen design layout will make all the difference in helping you get the most out of the space.

Where do you start when remodelling a kitchen?

The kitchen is arguably the most important room in the entire home, and you can do so much to enhance your property through the kitchen. This means you need to do as much as you can to remodel the kitchen and make sure it looks as great as possible. There are a lot of things that you can do that will help you with this, and here are slime considerations to make. 

How to separate open kitchen from living room

We cannot deny the fact that open living plans have become incredibly popular in recent times. This style of living is something people enjoy, as it means the possibilities are endless. However, you will still probably want to have some form of separation, so that you have separate zones when it comes to the kitchen and the living room area. Considering that, here are some ideas you can use:

What colour is in fashion for kitchens?

For a very long time, the neutral home has been at the top of the themes? They are simple to get right and they don’t rely on someone with a large imagination to style a tree. Who doesn’t love sophisticated white, black, grey, and beige interior design colour schemes to make their home look fabulous? But this has been done to death, as the neutral home has been the top style for over 10 years now! The colourful home is making a huge comeback in 2021. It's going to be the leading style factor and chief among the trends will be colourful and bright kitchen trends 2021.

How do i find the right builder?

If you are remodelling or creating a new kitchen functionality is critical, but you also need to look at the elegance and your preferences. Here are some factors that you should consider...

How do i find the right builder?

When it comes to taking on a project in your home, it can be a scary prospect for any homeowner to begin. There seems to be so much to consider when building a home or extending an existing property. 

What Is The Most Functional Kitchen Layout?

When it comes to choosing your dream home, the kitchen is one of the most important elements. As the hub of your house, it’s where everyone gathers, and where a lot of the action takes place!

What adds more value to a house a garage or extra room?

Ask any homeowner what they’d change about their property and the answer is almost always the same: more space. Fortunately, adding square footage to a property can be relatively easy, particularly with planning, design and construction services from a reputable builder. 

Successfully planning a house extension

A house extension is a great way to add value to your home and give you more space to enjoy it.

House Extension Leicester

A house extension can be a very long and tricky process, but we can guide you through the beginnings, middles, and ends of extending your house.

Rotated Island Kitchen Design Leicester

A beautiful kitchen is an asset in any home. The kitchen is the hub of the house, so it is vital that it not only looks stylish but also delivers on a functional level. Having a beautiful kitchen not only enhances your living environment but can also add value to your home.

Home Extension: what is the process?

Considering extending your home to add additional space, light and value to your property? If you have the space to expand your home, adding an extension onto your property can be a fantastic investment to make.

Bi-folding doors kitchen extension

The bi-folding doors are the secret ingredient to giving you that open plan living arrangement you’ve been craving, as well as affording you privacy as well. Your custom is important to us, and we understand that you want quality and elegance.

How Do I Plan a Kitchen Extension?

Planning a kitchen extension can be a complicated process, and it’s crucial that you get it right the first time.

Why Design Is Important

Every so often, a renovation or refurbishment on parts of your home will be needed. Things can age and the various footfalls that a room experiences can result in damage and general wear and tear. 

5 Great benefits of open plan living

Many homeowners now want an open plan kitchen and dining space because there are so many benefits to open plan living. 

Let Oakland Leicester help create your dream kitchen or living space today!

Entertaining friends and family is so much more fun when your living space is immaculate.

How to create an open plan kitchen and living space that suits your lifestyle.

After spending a long day working in the garden, shopping at local farmers' markets, or hiking around Bradgate Park and Swithland Woods, absolutely nothing beats relaxing in the comfort of your own home.

 Remodelling your bathroom is a great way to improve the look and feel of your entire house. Here are 10 reasons you should consider a bathroom remodel.

Bulging cupboards and burgeoning bath toys be gone. This quick ‘declutter list’ will help you to reclaim your bathroom.

Bring new energy to your bathroom with humidity-loving plants

Broken plan is the latest design trend when it comes to living space but what is the difference between it and open-plan.

With the housing market being unpredictable, many people look to stay in their current home and improve rather than move.

Take a look at the transformation...

KitchenAid sell more than just blenders

New showroom launch

We have recently re-designed our showroom here in Blaby

If you’re looking to extend your living space, did you know that Oaklands do construction work too?