At Earnock Builders, we know the benefits that come with adding an extension to your home. The traditional extension is a structure situated on the ground floor that extends onto the garden. This enables the outdoor and indoor space to blend seamlessly together.

An extension isn’t restricted to building sideways, creating space anywhere in the home is also applicable here. There’s other options out there such as upwards into the loft. In the past it was an extension on the rear or side of the house that would come in the form of a flat roofed box but times have changed and there are other designs out there now.

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Buildings speak a thousand words and when you visit Glasgow, you’ll be blown away by the architecture on offer here. The mix of 19th century architecture, modern offices and Mackintosh-designed buildings make it appealing for those who have a passion for building design. At Earnock Builders, we appreciate a beautifully designed structure when we see one. Let’s check out some of the best that the city of Glasgow has to offer:

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The popularity of basement extensions has increased in recent years due to the premium that comes with this venture. These spaces have been transformed from simple storage rooms into proper living spaces for the whole family. It might make economic sense to transform your basement or cellar to add value and living space in your home.

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At Earnock Builders, we appreciate a beautiful building when we see one. Scotland is filled with amazing architecture and the city we’re paying close attention to in this blog is Edinburgh.  You can’t stop but admire Edinburgh. From the Scottish Parliament building to the winding old roads of Haymarket, the city is beautiful as it is diverse. Whether your taste is Modernist or Gothic, there’s a building to admire for everyone.

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If we’re true to ourselves; we all would love more space with our homes wouldn’t you agree? Compared to our European and American counterparts, we lack space within the home.

There are numerous ways to increase the space within your home but with loft conversions, there are several great benefits. Let’s check them out:

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Building an extension to your home can bring many added benefits like creating extra space for all your family to enjoy. As well as significantly increasing the value of your property, you will be able to reap many benefits that go hand in hand with optimising and extending your home.

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If you’re looking to add space, value and functionality then a great solution is to add a sunroom. Glasgow Sunroom installations add value to your property while being a sanctuary of enjoyment and relaxation. These installations are affordable as they are probably one of the most cost-effective modifications you can make to your home.  They offer several benefits.

They offer visibility to your surroundings and openness, much more than a garage or other additions.  Sunrooms are easy to maintain, offer versatility and more options than other types of extensions. Continue reading

We all know that windows are essential as part of any home design but at Earnock Builders we’ve realised that not many people are in the know of the different window styles on the market. Therefore, it’s not surprising that even fewer people are aware that the sky light offers many benefits for the home (apart from being stylish of course.) Sky lights have been a favourite for many people looking for a redesign or brand new house build. Let’s check out some of the other benefits that these windows have for the home:

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