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A creative guide for planning home extension

When we build our dream home or purchase one, we generally find it pretty spacious to hold all our needs. But with the passing of time and with an increasing number of household items and members, we discover that what we had been assuming about our house wasn’t that much right.

Are you in this same situation? If yes, you might need to plan a Home extension to add the space you’ve been craving for long. Here’s a creative guide to the same:

Be sure about your needs

We’ll need to make sure that we don’t run into the same trouble of determining the required space in our house again. The first thing to be done right after thinking of a home extension is to calculate how much space you’ll need inside your house. Keep in mind that it isn’t just a matter of a few months or a few years, you’ll have to think far beyond that.

If you have a growing family or have just married, it’s important that you’ll take into account a separate room for your little one. And this is just an example of how you should think. If you’ve made up your mind about it, let’s move to the next thing.


The next task is to select your desired architectural style. Consider opting for those styles that will fit with the current structure of your house. Here’s a basic overview of the types of upgrades you can go with that match your existing style.

For historical houses:

  • Try your best to have the new windows and doors and other decorations as is.
  • Try to match the rooftop design. If possible, use the same materials.

For traditional houses:

  • For exteriors, you can use stone or brink depending on what the house is made of.
  • For most traditional houses, the size of the window is generally kept small, opt for windows similar in size.

For new-age houses:

  • Consider using larger windows for better ventilation.
  • Use clean lines to differentiate different parts of the house.


No matter how old or modern your house is. The houses where sunrays dance in the morning and afternoon, offer the best fun to live in. While choosing a design style for an upgrade make sure that the new upgrade won’t block the early morning sunrays from entering your room.

If you want the runaways to wake you up in the morning instead of the alarm, consider setting up at least one east-facing window.

The flow:

Make sure that the new upgrade won’t block your hallway. If you’re planning to extend a room for studies or for setting up a small home office, choose the place where the sound from the house is the lowest.


We hope with guide has been helpful to you in providing a general introduction about home extension. Tour some previously finished extensions to gain some practical knowledge about it. But, never forget that your contribution is what will give your house the much-needed personal touch.

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