Extensions & Alterations, Tring

Enlargement and modernisation of 1980s country dwelling.

The project consisted of a substantial refurbishment and extensive remodelling of the interior. The house had been extended at various stages since the 1980’s and required a complete overhaul of the layout to simplify and then extend to create a modern welcoming family home.

One feature of the makeover was it’s electrical system. being a modern family home, there were a lot of electricals to supply for. This is a tricky job to be carried out by a professional electrician only, these wires are the hard work and lifeline beneath the aesthetic art of interior decoration. The team had to search around for a suitable electric company and consult with them about what needed to be done to the house and whether it was doable or in budget. If they were in the US, they would have been able to find this information from an Electrician in Highlands Ranch, CO, for example. This being a popular electrical company with such good testimonials. However the selection of contractors here in the UK are just as good.

What other alterations did this beautiful Edwardian house need?

They included a new kitchen and utility area, they did not completely change the kitchen as there were some elements that the family liked such as the cabinets where we used a cabinet painting company to freshen up the kitchen and still make it look as good as new. There is also a dual aspect hall incorporating a beautiful bespoke traditional timber staircase. The single-story rear extension to the new kitchen included a curved bay with a unique sliding door arrangement, the lounge has Discover Air Bi Fold Doors opening up into the garden. The first floor was extended and allowed for a spacious master bedroom, dressing room and en-suite.

Externally a garden room and store was added with new hard landscaping linking all the external elements. All waste from both the interior and exterior was collected in something similar to these skip bins sydney and properly disposed of, as should happen with any substantial refurbishment project.