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Are Barn Conversions a Good Investment?

When a former agricultural building is transformed into a residential home suitable for modern living, it’s called a barn conversion. Old barns are generally roomy with high ceilings. They are the ideal canvas for designing a personalised home or business space. In the 1980s, many landowners quit using barns as agricultural structures. As a result, […]

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8 Common Self Build Mistakes

Building your own house is a fantastic way to ensure that your home caters to your needs and preferences exactly. However, self build projects can be complex and lengthly, with many pitfalls if you don’t know what you are doing. Research is key to a successful build, so avoid these 8 self build mistakes to […]

How To Style Your Stone Extensions

Whether you’re aiming for a rustic farmhouse aesthetic or a sleek, contemporary addition to your home, stone extensions provide a plethora of design possibilities that cater to many architectural styles. Stone is one of the oldest building materials we have at our disposal. Its appeal has endured over thousands of years – and for good […]

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Why Work With Specialist Barn Conversion Builders?

Out of all the building projects you can take on, barn conversions are one of the most complex. You are not just building a new house from scratch, you are working within the confines of an existing building. There are many rules on what you can and cannot do with a barn conversion. While you […]

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Why Choose a Barn Conversion?

In recent years, barn conversions have been carving a niche for themselves. They offer a unique alternative to traditional homes. Repurposing a barn into a home presents an opportunity to embrace history while using your creativity, creating a beautiful mix of old and new. Barn conversions also provide a range of advantages that make them […]

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Self Build Projects: Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a self build take? A realistic timeframe is between 14-24 months for your entire self build project. You should expect to spend up to a year on research and planning. This phase of your project includes securing the finances, which can be a lengthy process. Obtaining planning permission sometimes takes a while […]

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7 Reasons to Add a Stone Extension to Your Home

Expanding your living space with a stone extension not only provides practical advantages but also adds financial value and curb appeal to your home. How can a stone extension benefit you? 1. Increased Living Space One of the primary benefits of adding a stone extension to your home is the creation of additional living space. […]

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Finding Land For Your Self Build: Understanding Site Types

Finding the perfect plot of land is a critical step when embarking on a self build project. It sets the foundation for your dream home. As you begin finding land for your self build, you should carefully consider the different types of self build plots available. It’s important to make an informed decision that aligns […]

Home Extensions in Buckinghamshire by Astrum Construction

Home Extensions in Buckinghamshire

Imagine for a moment that you’ve got an extra room in your house. What would you choose to do with it? If you love your home but feel that you could benefit from some extra space, a home extension may be the perfect solution for you. Founded over 20 years ago, Astrum Construction is a […]

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Sustainable Stone Construction in Milton Keynes: How To Build Green

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important consideration in the construction industry, and there is a growing demand for green buildings. Stone construction is renowned for its durability, beauty, and versatility, but is it possible to make it sustainable? The answer is yes! In this article, we’ll explore sustainable stone construction and how to build responsibly […]

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