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Amongst the many questions you have when building a granny annexe is how you sort out the utilities. Things like water and electricity are essential for comfortable living and no granny annexe would be complete without them. This post explains everything you need to know about getting utilities to a granny annexe.
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One of the greatest reasons to choose iHUS to build your granny annexe is that we manage the entire process from start to finish. We look after every single aspect of your project including planning permission. Read on for more details about our granny annexe process. What Does the Granny Annexe Process Involve? Building a...
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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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We’ve talked about the numerous uses for granny annexes before on our blog, one of the great uses is as an assisted living facility. So-called care pods, offer a safe environment for people with disabilities of all types to live semi-independently, whilst still having care close by. What are Care Pods? Care pods are granny...
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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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Your granny annexe layout needs to maximise living space and make life easier – considering the smaller overall footprint of the building. A tall order but we here at iHUS we have designed our annexes to meet and exceed these expectations.
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When you’re planning your granny annexe with iHUS, one of the most exciting parts of the process is choosing the exterior finish of your annexe. It’s the chance to really make your annexe unique to you, choosing a finish you like and that blends in with existing buildings. Read on to view our granny annexe...
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image shows a young family who chose an alternative use for a granny annexe when they made it their family home
Believe it or not, granny annexes aren’t just for grannies! There are alternative uses for granny annexes that are beneficial for both financial and practical purposes. Below, we discuss two alternative uses for granny annexes that we have seen become popular in recent years. If you look at our projects, you will find that we...
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Living in a granny annexe may seem daunting to some people. Especially elderly people who don’t want to sacrifice privacy and independence. It can be difficult to accept that you need help and are basically living in your child’s back garden – but it doesn’t have to feel that way. Living in a granny annexe...
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Choosing the right granny annexe features is an important part of your project. Features can be split into two categories – practical and personal. Practical granny annexe features will make your life easier and should be chosen with your needs in mind, age for example. Personal features include things that aren’t essential but that you...
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