Having an extension built on your home can be an excellent way to give yourself the extra space that you need. There are more and more people who are looking at ways to extend their existing home rather than move into a brand new building. When choosing your extension style, there are several things that you will need to think about, such as the material that it is going to be built from, the roof structure and, of course, how you are going to decorate the interior.
When it comes to deciding on a roof type, there are several options that are available to you. It is often best to speak with a Roofers Gloucester way to find out what they think the best solution would be.
In the case of single-storey extensions, it is quite common for flat roofs to be fitted. These, of course, aren’t entirely flat. They have a slight incline to allow water to run off the roof. These flat roofs can be solid in structure or can be built to allow a skylight or similar to be placed in the roof and let more light into the room.
There are instances where for aesthetic reasons, a standard roof might be fitted onto an extension. This is standard if you have a double-storey extension built. People will often have a roof similar to the one on their existing home.