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Why choose a local specialist to build your loft conversion or kitchen extension?

When you’re planning a significant renovation or improvement to your home, it’s important to find a local extension builder that you can rely on.

Selecting the wrong tradesman to complete your home extension could result in botched plans, delayed building work or even a loss of value to your family home. Luckily, HaMuch provides a quick and easy way to find the right person for any type of specialist extension or conversion job.

Looking for a local building contractor or refurbishment expert? You can find the right tradesman at HaMuch.

While opting for the cheapest possible contractor may seem tempting when contemplating the necessary spend for a significant home renovation like a barn conversion or conservatory fitting, consider the following things before selecting your tradesman:

  • Are they well-respected in the local area: have any local companies or tradesmen had positive or negative dealings with them?
  • Were customers happy with the quality of work completed by the tradesman? Did they complete the job on time and finish it to a high level of quality?
  • Are they well-established? Choosing a specialist who has many years’ experience will ensure that your loft conversion, conservatory build or kitchen side return is constructed on time, to budget and to an exemplary standard.

What does an extension or conversion builder do?

An extension or conversion builder oversees the entire project from start to finish. Sometimes, they partake in the construction work themselves. Builders usually have a solid understanding of other trades and this helps in their supervision of the tradesmen working with them. Some may also be experts in specific areas, such as barn conversion specialists or loft conversion builders.

Here are a few things your extension or conversion builder can do for you:

  • Planning your extension: A builder can help you plan your extension if you aren’t sure where to start. Some builders are good with blueprints, and they’ll almost certainly know one or two brilliant architects.
  • Handling legalities: Building something like an extension, loft conversion or basement conversion often requires some legal work with local authorities. Extension builders will be familiar with this process and will help you secure every necessary permit.
  • Handling administrative work: Your builder also handles administrative tasks, including paying other craftsmen for their work.

How to find a local extension and conversion specialist near you

HaMuch makes it super easy to find qualified builders and tradesmen in your local area. To find a local extension and conversion specialist near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford. Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with home extension contractors in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get builders quotes for extensions: We’ll send your job listing to home extension and loft conversion specialists in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

Trust a local expert to take care of your home improvements. Whether you’re looking for a local building contractor or refurbishment expert, you can find the right tradesman at HaMuch.

 

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Builder near London£35£221
Builder near Birmingham£26£205
Builder near Leeds£25£189
Builder near Glasgow£34£261
Builder near Sheffield£30£250
Builder near Bradford£25£186
Builder near Liverpool£26£180
Builder near Edinburgh£30£218
Builder near Manchester£30£191
Builder near Bristol£26£193

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Recent jobs posted for extension & conversions

Kitchen extension changes

Need side wall of house knocked through to create larger kitchen and floor levelled and roof replaced on existing extension.

Side extension

A single storey side extension 2x5 metres, one door two windows. plus wall taken down .

Singal story extension

Hipped roof single-storey extension to Vellex windows to bifold doors new opening from existing lounge steals required

Loft conversion

Victorian terraced property want to add a loft conversion with dormer

Loft conversion

Victorian terraced property want to add a loft conversion with dormer

Loft

Loft conversion and kitchen extension

Loft

Loft conversion and kitchen extension

Double story extension

Double story extension. Plans can be viewed on east Herts website. Wanting quotes, plans should be approved early June

Moortown

Kitchen Extension extending to side of the existing property and new spare water closet to be built on ground floor

Loft

Loft conversion dormer

Small front of end terrace extension

Plans at town hall now....move front door to front of house from side ( end terrace) put window in that place. Small front extension.make good small front garden with a new metal/rail fence and small slabs/ paving

Small front of end terrace extension

Plans at town hall now....move front door to front of house from side ( end terrace) put window in that place. Small front extension.make good small front garden with a new metal/rail fence and small slabs/ paving

Garage conversion

4.2m x 2.1m integral garage into bedroom

Garage conversion

4.2m x 2.1m integral garage into bedroom

Side return

Victorian mid terrace house

Ground floor extention

Add gf toilet, extra space for living room and add bedroom

Extension

I would like to build an extension using the garden of my home in Slough 6x3x3 mt

Extension

I would like to build an extension using the garden of my home in Slough 6x3x3 mt

Outside room

A large room outside with a joint bathroom.

Extension

Rear extension, front porch and exterior repairs

700sq ft extension + internal renovation

Building 700sqft extension part single part double storey. New kitchen. 5 new bathrooms. Move stair case. Internal reconfiguration. Install new fire doors. External insulation.

Find the best price for your project, click on a trade to get started

Rates for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Builders
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
West Lancashire£24£171
Thamesdown£27£200
Broadland£22£176
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£27£196
Waverley£51£248
Bridgend£25£178
Ipswich£26£177
Sevenoaks£31£222
Stoke-on-Trent£31£179
Exeter£20£170

Carpenter & Joiner

Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Carpenter & Joiners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
South Somerset£28£242
Vale of Glamorgan£24£174
Chelmsford£28£193
Bridgend£22£164
Charnwood£23£190
East Devon£20£164
Thurrock£29£210
Coventry£26£184
North East Lincolnshire£22£176
Liverpool£24£166

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
North Ayrshire£26£214
Basingstoke & Deane£39£251
North East Lincolnshire£22£182
The Wrekin£26£201
Sefton£28£204
Luton£39£247
Cardiff£28£200
Bournemouth£30£222
Dacorum£42£254
Cheltenham£32£249

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Cambridge£20£150
North Wiltshire£55£275
Reading£26£213
Rochdale£20£144
West Wiltshire£55£275
St Helens£34£253
Bournemouth£30£255
Scottish Borders£49£382
South Lanarkshire£25£520
Tameside£26£175

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
South Bedfordshire£65£237
London£54£281
Basingstoke & Deane£90£190
Rochdale£44£219
South Kesteven£17£155
Milton Keynes£90£160
Horsham£38£213
Ashfield£37£267
Macclesfield£55£193
North Tyneside£41£258

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Bassetlaw£12£100
Aberdeen£12£100
Fife£30£150
Nuneaton & Bedworth£15£186
Basingstoke & Deane£17£137
Falkirk£13£113
Vale of White Horse£18£125
Calderdale£19£111
Elmbridge£15£117
Middlesbrough£31£102

Car Mechanic

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Car Mechanics
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Torbay£38£225
Exeter£38£257
Bolton£36£228
North Lincolnshire£35£250
Tameside£37£232
Newport£35£240
Swale£35£175
North Tyneside£60£300
St Helens£34£247
Kirklees£31£216

Heating Engineer

Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Heating Engineers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Breckland£34£240
Mid Bedfordshire£46£267
North Tyneside£39£242
Rotherham£34£225
Aberdeenshire£34£251
Glasgow£39£264
Colchester£45£252
Exeter£37£247
Wycombe£51£285
Cambridge£41£263

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Wealden£48£256
Wolverhampton£38£223
Basildon£45£251
Liverpool£35£219
Powys£33£260
Stroud£39£272
Rotherham£32£219
Cambridge£42£272
East Lindsey£32£210
Kingston-upon-Hull£34£207

Painter & Decorator

Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Painter & Decorators
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Arun£76£220
Harrogate£21£155
Bolton£23£166
Mid Sussex£27£185
Vale of Glamorgan£24£179
Perth & Kinross£50£400
Waveney£22£181
East Devon£17£148
Kingston-upon-Hull£15£143
Suffolk Coastal£20£148

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