Barn conversion has been going on since ages; however, since the latter half of the 20th Century, it has become further popular due to the decrease in the cost of the agricultural buildings and consecutive rise in the demand of living spaces.  The current policies of the government are quite favourable for barn conversions and you don’t even need a new planning permit. Such a stance from the authorities has encouraged homeowners to further enhance the value of their bungalows.

Here are a few of the top benefits of having your barn converted:

  • The primary advantage of barn conversion is the additional amount of space it provides to your home. The tall ceiling of the barn helps in making the interiors visually spacious. The additional space can be utilised for various purposes including guest room, study and an additional bedroom for the kids.

  • The traditional design is perfectly blended with modern architecture. The fusion of wooden doorways and high arched ceilings of the barns will perfectly complement a modern interior and will not only add to the aesthetic appeal of your property but also increase its value.

If you own a bungalow and have a barn that can be converted, it is time that you seriously think about it. Steve Brown Builders is the one-stop solution for all your Barn Conversions needs. We also provide you with all types of groundworks. Our expert builders will give shape to your imagination like never before. Contact us today!

Renovating old houses and bungalows is always exciting but the entire process seems daunting. Whatever the kind of renovation you are looking at, barn conversions or just the groundworks, building up to the renovation and executing it can be quite challenging. Irrespective of how much work your house needs or how much budget you can spare, here are a few questions you ought to ask yourself before jumping into renovating.

5 questions to ask yourself before you get on with the renovation

  1. Is your house in dire need of a renovation?
    People often get confused with the graveness of cracks (if any) on the walls.Look closely! Do the cracks appear on the walls or show up only along the framework of doors and windows?
  2. What is your budget?
    People either plan a home renovation for years or do it because it’s necessary. If you fall in the former category, chances are that you have set aside an optimum budget to spend. But in case you fall in the second category, you might face a budget restraint
  3. How renovation does your house need?
    Renovate as much as you need to.If you just need your flooring to be repaired, or cracked walls to be fixed, focus on that, the rest can be done later.
  4. Are new electrical fittings compulsory?
    In case you are working on repairing the walls, new electrical fittings can be a possibility. However, in case of any other kind of renovation, changing the entire cabling at home would push your budget higher.
  5. Do you want to renovate any add ons?
    Renovating bungalows are often accompanied by new patios within the premise. If you have that in your renovation plan, you can go ahead with it as it would not bust your budget.

Whatever your need is – complete renovation or part repairing, you always have Steve Brown Builders right behind you to help you with it. Whether you are in Teesside, Auckland or Darlington, your home renovation process is smooth and care-free when it is in safe hands of the experts in the industry.

Are you planning to get a new home for yourself lately? Bungalows may be the perfect option for you. Bungalows are standalone houses which are usually of one storey or sometimes there are two storey bungalows. These are ideal for staying alone or staying with a small family, ideally requiring a lesser space. There are plenty of vividly beautiful Bungalows in Bishop Auckland available for you to occupy or you can build the perfect bungalow for yourself customised according to your preferences. If you already have an idea about the bungalow which you want to build for yourself then why not proceed with the idea.

There are plenty of steps required to be completed before your dream bungalow is finally built. One of the important aspects to take care of before building the bungalow is the groundwork. It is needed to be ensured that the bungalow is built on strong foundations. Plan the groundwork in a way that suits your requirements. Even before you start building your bungalow ensure that you have all of the required permits from the authorities.

The interiors and the exteriors of the bungalow can be built according to your taste and choice. There can be a beautiful sunroom attached with the bungalow which you can use during the summers. The bungalow can be designed beautifully in a traditional Victorian style or it can be designed in a modern style. It all depends on your personal choices, it’s your house make sure you reflect your personality through the interior and exterior designs!

Steve Brown Builders is one of the most reliable and efficient builders for Bungalows in County Durham. We deal with various types of construction work such as Barn Conversions, bungalows among others in Darlington, County Durham, Bishop Auckland and adjoining regions. Get in touch with us today to get the best solutions to your construction needs!