Pennwood Builders

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Here in the photo gallery you will see a small but varied selection of typical domestic construction projects.

Bedrooms above an existing garage

The existing property had a full length garage at the side which the client wished to retain but needed two additional bedrooms. It was decided to build another floor above the existing garage roof; this would allow the existing garage and utility to remain functional whilst the construction work went on.

Competion

Extension of garden wall

The home owner wanted to make better use of the open area by the garage so he decided to extend the existing garden wall to the front of the house, this intern would create some extra storage space and privacy whilst perhaps adding some extra security to the rear of the property.

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Completion after client's decoration.

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Completion after client's decoration.

Porch under existing canopy

The home owner was fed up of the drafty front door but didn’t want to change it for a new one as they liked the old hardwood style; it was decided to turn the open spaced covered entrance into a modern porch with a secure locking system leaving his original door in place.

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Working from home due to Coronavirus?

Perhaps you need a Garage conversion!

Has your home become a works environment during this pandemic and you need a little more room?

Are you using one or more rooms as temporary offices and work is getting in the way of home life?

Do you have a garage that you are not really using to its full potential? Then perhaps a garage conversion maybe the answer as it can provide a warm habitable living or working room at an affordable cost without having to build an extension!

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Front elevation prior to commencement.

During construction

We install high spec insulation to keep you warm and save money.

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A garage not been used to it's full potential!

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On completion of building work.

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Completion of building work prior to client's decoration etc.

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Office, Games or TV room!

Formed opening from existing dining room into new conservatory

In this instance the client’s had an old conservatory that was a little tired and a bit cold during the winter months and so it wasn’t being used to its full potential. It was decided to replace the existing conservatory with a new modern conservatory, this would have a pitched tiled thermally insulated roof and the latest A+ gas filled double glazing. By forming an opening between the existing dining room and new conservatory it has created a lovely warm usable are for both summer and the winter months.

During alterations

During alterations

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Completion after client's decoration.

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Completion after client's decoration.

Big porch under existing extension

The house owners felt that the open area carport wasn’t being used to its best potential so they decided to enclose it and create a big porch area that would double up as an extra room if required. It was designed in such a way that with a few minor internal alterations to the existing entrance, the living room could be extended an additional 1.5 metres in the future should the need arise!

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After client's decoration etc

After client's decoration etc

Two storey extension comprising of a master bedroom with and Ensuite. A large extended kitchen/dining room, utility, cloaks and garage store room

We extended a typical three bedroom detached house to provide additional room, convenience and value to the property. The customer required an additional master bedroom with an Ensuite, a large dining room and kitchen with a utility and cloaks; they also required some safe storage area within the property. To achieve this we demolished the existing garage so as to utilise the land available, we then constructed an extension entire length of the existing house. To create the large dining/kitchen area we removed the existing kitchen gable wall; by doing this it allowed the new build to become part of the existing room thus creating one very large room. A utility cloaks and lockable store room was accessible off the large kitchen area.

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During construction

We always aim to keep the working site as clean and tidy as possible.

During construction

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Extended dining/kitchen after completion of client's decoration etc.

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Bedrooms and ensuite above the existing garage/utility

We extended a typical three bedroom detached house to provide additional room, convenience and value to the property. The customer required an additional master bedroom with an Ensuite and the existing small front bedroom enlarging. To achieve this we built over the entire length of the existing garage and utility. We removed the outer skin of brickwork to the existing gable wall which has provided an extra 160mm of extra width within the new master bedroom. We removed the existing upper gable wall to the front small bedroom; by doing this it allowed the new build to become part of the existing room thus creating one large bedroom. As you can see the extension looks as though it has always been there.

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During construction

We always aim to keep the working site as clean and tidy as possible.

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Extended front bedroom.

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Extended rear bedroom.

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Fully fitted out ensuite.

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Single storey extension

In this instance the client had an old conservatory that was no longer in use and was taking up valuable space that could be put to better purposes so it was decided to remove the conservatory to allow for a new brick building. This would be a large dining room on the rear of the existing dining room; and by removing the existing dining room patio doors it form one large open plan kitchen/dining area.

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Large extension above an existing garage

We extended a typical four bedroom detached house to provide additional room, convenience and value to the property. In this instance the client required a utility and a study room to the ground floor. To the upper floor they required an extra large master bedroom with a walk through wardrobe which would lead to an Enuite bathroom. To achieve this we built around and over the entire length of the existing garage. We removed the existing upper gable wall to the front bedroom which formed part of the new master bedroom, Ensuite and walk through wardrobes. As you can see the extension looks as though it has always been there.

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During construction

We always aim to keep the working site as clean and tidy as possible.

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Completion after client's decoration etc.

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Completion after client's decoration etc.

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Additional bedrooms above an existing garage

We extended a typical three bedroom detached house to provide additional room, convenience and value to the property. In this instance the customer required a large additional master bedroom at the rear of the extension, and an existing small front bedroom enlarging. To achieve this we built over the entire length of the existing garage and utility. We removed the outer skin of brickwork to the existing gable wall which has provided an extra 160mm of extra width within the new master bedroom. We removed the existing upper gable wall to the front small bedroom; by doing this it allowed the new build to become part of the existing room thus creating one large bedroom. As you can see the extension looks as though it has always been there.

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During construction

We always aim to keep the working site as clean and tidy as possible.

During construction

We removed the outer skin of brickwork to the existing gable wall which has provided an extra 160mm of extra width within the new master bedroom.

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Extended front bedroom after completion of client's decoration etc.

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Two story side extension

We extended a typical two bedroom semi detached house to provide additional room, convenience and value to the property. In this instance we built an extension on the side of the existing house which incorporated a garage and sitting room on the ground floor, and two additional bedrooms above. We constructed a canopy across the front of the existing house which gives the whole project a nice finished look. As you can see the extension looks as though it has always been there.

Front elevation after construction

Bedrooms above an existing garage/kitchen

We extended a typical three bedroom detached house to provide additional room, convenience and value to the property. In this instance the client required an extra bedroom to the rear and a large room which would become a study with a working craft room. To achieve this we built around and over the entire length of the existing garage, kitchen and utility. We removed part of the existing upper gable wall to the front bedroom which formed on large room. As you can see the extension looks as though it has always been there.

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Completion after client's decoration etc.

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Rear elevation on completion

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Two storey side extension to a tapered boundary

The client's requirements were for a two storey side extension with a garage at the front and an enlarged kitchen/dining room to the rear. The first floor was to incorporate a bedroom to the front and an Ensuite at the rear. The problem was that the available land had a boundary line set at an angle. This was overcome by stepping the building back along its length which gave the extension a pleasing look which satisfied the local planning department and also the client.

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Front view prior to commencement.

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Rear view prior to commencement.

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Typical first floor extension above an existing garage

The existing property had a garage at the side which the client wished to retain but needed another bedroom, the existing bathroom increasing in size, and a walk-in wardrobe. As you can see the extension looks as though it has always been there.

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Front elevation prior to commencement.

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Front elevation after completion of building work.

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Rear elevation prior to commencement.

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Garage conversion

The client required a 4th bedroom but had no additional space to build any further extensions, to overcome this we converted part of their existing full length garage into a bedroom which has provided the them with the extra space.

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Front elevation prior to commencement.

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A nicely blended in bedroom on the ground floor.

Bedrooms extended over the existing garage

We extended a typical four bedroom detached house to provide additional room, convenience and value to the property. In this instance the client required an extra bedroom and the two existing small front and rear bedrooms enlarging. To achieve this we built over the entire length of the existing garage/utility and removed the existing upper gable wall to the front and rear bedrooms, by doing this it allowed the new build to become part of the existing room thus creating larger bedrooms. The additional bedroom was constructed between the front and rear bedrooms which is accessed off the landing.

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Front view prior to commencement.

During construction

We always aim to keep the working site as clean and tidy as possible.

Internal

Additional bedroom after completion of client's decoration etc.

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Enlarged rear bedroom after completion of client's decoration etc.

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Enlarged front bedroom after completion of client's decoration etc.

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Typical two storey side extension

We extended a typical two bedroom semi detached house to provide additional room, convenience and value to the property. In this instance we built an extension on the side of the existing house which incorporated a garage and utility room on the ground floor with an additional bedroom and Ensuite above. We constructed a canopy across the front of the extension which gives the whole project a nice finished look. As you can see the extension looks as though it has always been there.

Completion

Garage and utility room extension

The client's wanted to create more habitable space and storage room so we built them a garage and utility room from the approved building plans they provided.

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Front view prior to commencement.

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Single story extension

The client had an old conservatory that had become a little tired over the years and was no longer being used to its full potential, it was also taking up valuable space that could be put to better purposes. They decided that it was best remove the conservatory and construct an extension in its place. This would open up and extend the existing lounge/dining room into the new summer room which would feature the latest bi-fold patio doors to give them the additional light they required on the one side whilst giving them a spacious ground floor shower room in the other side.

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Rear view prior to commencement.

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Internal

Fully tiled and fitted open plan shower room.

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A tired old wooden conservatory taking up valuable space.

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A superb modern style kitchen which complements the extension.

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A kitchen extension that blends in with the existing property with a nice pair of French doors that open directly onto the patio; they also provide a spectacular view to the garden.

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A superb modern style kitchen which complements the extension.

Internal

A kitchen extension that blends in with the existing property with a nice pair of French doors that open directly onto the patio; they also provide a spectacular view to the garden.

Side view

A nicely positioned Upvc door for easy and convenient accesses to the side entry pathway.

Kitchen extension to rear of existing garage


In this instance the client had an old conservatory that was no longer in use and was taking up valuable space that could be put to better purposes, therefore it was decided that we would remove the conservatory and extend the existing kitchen outward by building on the rear of the existing garage. By removing part of the existing kitchen gable wall it opened up the entire area to form one large kitchen.


Brick Porch

We constructed a brick porch under the existing canopy foot print to give the client some extra space and provide more security to the existing front entrance.

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Front view prior to commencement.

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A nice brick porch that blends to the existing building.

Garage conversion

Need a little more room but don't want a large extension? Then perhaps a simple garage conversion maybe the answer! The client required more habitable living space without having to build an extension, to overcome this we converted their existing garage into a habitable room which has provided the client with that extra living space at an affordable cost.

Before

Front elevation prior to commencement.

During construction

We fitted insulation boards to the ceiling and walls so as to retain all the heat within the room.

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Completion of building work prior to client's decoration etc.

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Completion of building work prior to client's decoration etc.

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Completion after client's decoration.

Door installation between house and garage

The client required a quicker and easier way of getting into the integral garage without having to keep going outside; especially in the winter months. It was decided that we would reposition the existing hall radiator to another wall and form a new doorway opening in to the garage.

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Existing hall reception area before alteration.

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After completion prior to client's decoration of a neatly installed fire door and frame in the hall opening into the garage.

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Garage wall prior to installation of new door.

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A neatly installed fire door and frame from the garage to the house reception area.

Can I get the job done cheaper?

On the left side of the image is a hole bricked up professionally by Pennwood builders, "Where quality is assured". On the right side of the image is a hole bricked up by someone who can do the cheaper.

In life we often only get what we pay for!