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Pat McMahon
image shows a neighbour looking over her fence to represent granny annexs objections
Neighbours can be a concern when it comes to building a granny annexe; especially if you think that yours may have objections. Read on for guidance on informing neighbours of intended plans, planning permission and granny annexe objections. Should I Tell My Neighbours I’m Building a Granny Annexe? We believe it’s a good idea to...
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Last week we talked about traditional granny annexes. This week we are trotting back into 21st century living and looking at modern granny annexes. A granny annexe is a fantastic way of enabling family members to live closely together whilst each retaining some independence and privacy. And despite the slang name ‘granny annexe’, they are...
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A traditional granny annexe can increase the value of the existing property, bring independence to a loved one, and is an attractive addition to a family home. But what makes a granny annex traditional? And how do you balance tradition and innovation so you don’t end up with a nasty, old fashioned looking granny annexe?...
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title graphic for blog by iHus on superfoods for seniors
If you are lucky enough to still be living independently, or are perhaps caring for a parent, you might be looking for food that is both delicious and will keep seniors healthy and sprightly. Have a look here at our suggestions for superfoods for seniors to put the spring back in your step.
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Spring is almost upon us and we are excited! We love the potential for a whole new beginning and don’t think out beautiful granny annexes should be any different. So, throw out that sofa, tear down your curtains, and rip out your kitchen! Or, if that sounds a bit drastic, have a look at our...
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title graphic for blog by iHus on How To Talk About Care Options With Your Parents
There reaches a time in most of our lives when it is time to talk to about care options with your parent or parents. It might be that you have noticed one parent becoming less independent, or maybe they are having more little incidents around the home. Whatever your motivation for thinking it is time...
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blog header image for modern kitchen features the fit modern granny annex kitchens
Many of us pore over glossy images of high end, well designed kitchens thinking ‘if only’. But maybe it isn’t entirely unrealistic to get the sleek design and functionality of your dream kitchen. Commissioning a granny annex is an exciting chance to have your kitchen built exactly as you want it. All the iHus granny...
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Seen as tomorrow is World Book Day, we have put together a list of books that anyone living in a granny annexe will find useful. From gardening to design, we’ve thought of it all! Happy reading. Gardening Books for Granny Annexe Owners If you’re moving into a granny annexe either because you’re retiring or you...
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image is the title header for an iHUS blog about granny annexe legal requirements
Planning a granny annexe is a big project and beforehand you will have plenty of questions. Here on the iHUS blog, we try to answer as many of those as possible. Granny annexe legal requirements will likely be one of your first thoughts; particularly planning permission. Below we answer some of the most common questions...
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As tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and love is in the air, we thought we would explore some of our granny annexes for couples.  Young or old, romance never dies, and we guarantee that any couple could live quite happily in most of our granny annexes. Are Granny Annexes Big Enough for Couples? You might be...
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