A popular kitchen extension idea is to integrate a roof lantern into a solid roof structure.
Kitchen extension roof options.
Adding a roof lantern to your kitchen conservatory extension will flood your new space with light.
Instead of building a conventional flat ceiling with a void above fit insulation within the pitched roof structure to create this feature.
Add a roof lantern.
In a two storey extension this may result in a split level on the first floor which can add interest.
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The pitch of the extension s roof complements the original building creating a sense of harmony between the two elements.
The owners now have a spacious new room with plenty of height above.
Frequently built as a kitchen extension to turn a small kitchen into a generous open plan kitchen diner such an addition can help provide garden facing dining and seating or the extra width could even contribute to a reconsidered more open plan layout throughout the ground floor.
Where an extension is beneath a pitched roof there may be the option to create a vaulted ceiling open to the ridge.
The across part of the width solution.
Replace solid roofing with a length of glass to exaggerate the extension s size.
While the extension features a modern steel structure and a large amount of glazing the roof features stone slates to provide a sympathetic nod to the original cottage.
This extension has created a long room that allows the kitchen and dining areas to stretch out lengthways.
To ensure the space didn t impact on the neighbours the designers at paper house project built it with a pitched roof.
In a kitchen extension position a dining table where the maximum light falls.
A long length of glass or a series of rooflights ideally leading the eye towards a window at the far end of your small extension will help exaggerate not just its length but the ceiling height too.
The simple form in general a square extension will be cheaper than an odd shaped one and fewer glazed openings should reduce costs as long as the roofing can be of a conventional type.
In this space which lacks conventional windows roof lights bring drama and atmosphere to the table.
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Building a single storey extension is the cheapest and often most viable option.