Marriott Construction Blog

Find out what type of house extension or loft conversion is best for you, whether to rebuild or renovate, if your home is suitable for a basement, and more.

Types of Loft Conversion

This guide will help you choose between a Velux, dormer and a mansard conversion. 

loft conversion type

House Extension Ideas

Bespoke ideas and inspiration to help you turn your extension into a luxurious room.

Exposed brick wall in a house extension

Types of House Extensions

A guide to different types of single and double storey house extensions.

house extension

Buying a New Build House?

Buying a new build house can be daunting, and if you’re a first-timer, it can get even more confusing.

Front of new build house

3D Kitchen Design Tools 

3D kitchen design planners can help you plan your kitchen extension by helping you choose the right tops and cabinets. 

dark blue shaker kitchen design

How to Build a House Extension

Whether you’re going for something simple or more unique, doing so it will add value and more space to your house.

House extension

Edwardian and Victorian House

Do you want to keep your Edwardian or Victorian house's key features and adding some modern touches to make it look updated?

Front of new build house

Loft Conversion Stairs Ideas

Make use of the dead space in your home with our inventive and stylish loft conversion stairs ideas.

Loft conversion floating stairs

Extensions with Face Brick Walls

If you are planning to extend a period property in London, finding facing bricks that match the original house might be a challenge.

House extension built using multi stock bricks

Interior ideas for new build homes

If you have just bought or built a new home, you might be wondering how to decorate it. We have put together some ideas to help you get started.

Interior ideas for your new build home

Highly Glazed Extensions

Highly glazed extensions are built using large amounts of glass in the form of glass doors, roof lights, or floor-to-ceiling glazing. 

Glazed extension built using lots of glass

Should you extend or rebuild

This guide will help you decide if you should extend and renovate your existing house, or knock it down and build a new home in its place.

Demolish and rebuild or extend and renovate your house

House Extension Cost Guide

Why you should extend your home - the costs and benefits of adding a house extension.

house extension exterior and interior

Converting a Loft

See how we have converted this unused loft into a large bedroom by adding a flat roof dormer.

Converting a loft by adding a flat roof dormer

Renovating a Bathroom

If you are planning to remodel your bathroom, this guide will help you get an idea of what is involved. 

Renovating a bathroom step by step

Renovating a Kitchen

If you are planning to remodel your kitchen, this guide will help you get an idea of the cost and what is involved.

Completed renovation of a kitchen

Building a Garden Office

Having an office in the garden is a great alternative to renting an office space and working from home. 

An office in the garden

Finding an Architect

If you are planning to extend, the first thing you will need to do is to find an experienced architect to design your house extension.

3d house extension plans render

Ideas for Living Room

We have created this inspiration guide to help you redesign your living  room or sitting area without having to alter the existing layout of your room structurally.

Living room Ideas and Inspiration

3D Extension Visualisation

3D rendering can bring your house extension vision to life, allowing you to perceive the complete design idea before the building process even begins.

3d house extension rendering

Small Loft Room Ideas

Even with limited attic space, you might still be able to turn your unused attic into a loft room. Please read our guide on how you can get the most out of a small loft space.

Ideas for small loft conversions

Loft Conversion adds Value

Whether you need a loft conversion to gain extra space or to increase the value of your property, it's good to know how much value this type of home improvement could add. 

house with hip to gable extension and a dormer loft conversion

Guide to House Renovations

If you are planning to remodel your house, this home renovation guide will help you get an idea of everything you need to know before you start remodelling your property.

Guide to renovation a property

Cost of Building a Luxury House

Read this article if you want to find out how much it costs to build a luxury new build property such as this bespoke mansion in Hertfordshire.

Cost of building a luxury house

Garden Room Ideas

Garden rooms will get you extra space, comfort, and they will add great value to a property. These tips and suggestions will help you get the most out of your garden.

Garden room

Bungalow Extensions

If you want to add extra space to your bungalow, this article will help you decide what type of bungalow extension presents the best solution for you.

bungalow extension guide

Steps to Building a House

This step by step guide to building a new house will take you through all the stages of home construction, whether you want to create a modern or traditional house. 

process of constructing a new house

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