Rear House Extensions,
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Plan of Rear House Extension
There are a variety of alternatives that could be done to extend the house. The house could be extended towards front, toward the back, to the side or up. Depending on where the free space is located. In General, many housing hve empty space behind the house. This venue usually used for drying the clothes, playground or placefor hoarded goods. Sometimes the empty space behind the house was also used to make small gardens that created cool atmosphere for the residents. Empty space behind the house can be utilized for anything according to decision of home owner.
Almost of all housing in urban areas have limited land. Characteristics of urban housing that most prominent is house without an empty space at the left or right. But there’s still land in front of the house which was used for terrace. Some housing have the land behind the house and some have no land behind the house. When they wanted to extend their home, the only remaining free space is the space behind the house. Therefore, the reae house extension is often carried out by urban communities and its surrounding. Like when you build a house, rear house extension should not worked out in hurry without a plan. You should make a plan of rear extension house as guide of the process of renovation and construction. The following describes are things that must be considered when you do rear house extension.
First, you must specify the function space that will be built so that it can be determined the shape and interior design of the room. Shape space and interior design space is heavily influenced by the functionality and purpose of the extension house. Do not let you extend the home because the size of house feel so small and a lot of goods put inside the house so it seem full. You will only do waste time and power when the purpose of the extension house is not clear. Find information about interior design space either from friends, family, or from the internet. Although built space located behind the home, you should not ignore the interior setup of the room.
Second, consider the circulation problem of air and light. The space behind the house is a place which is hindered by the front of side of the House. So it is very possible that have high humidity levels. To avoid tis problem, make a good plan of air circulation system. There are 2 types of air circulation that can be applied into the space behind your house namely air circulation natural and artificial ventilation. In natural air circulation, you do not need the help of a mechanical air circulation. There are several ways to obtain natural air circulation such as make small gardens indoors, make great window and not hindered the space that will be built by using wall in front of it. Just use the screen space from rattan or glass in order to make the space appear larger. Whereas artificial ventilation using a tool like air conditioner or exhaust fan.
In addition, the plan of rear house extension also must consider the circulation of light. Generally the space in behind side of the house hindered by space in front of side of the house. So that the space becomes less lighting. To resolve this problem, you can replace a portion of the roof with clear glass. But not just any glass, but glass that matching for used as roof. If you use a regular glass, then it can’t withstand changing weather day and night.
Third, consider building materials selection problems. The main issue that often arises in the behind area of the house is humidity, because it hindered by space in front of side of the House so a little exposed by sunlight. In addition to unhealthy, humid conditions also may damage the room and the objects in it. A solution to overcome this problem is using a waterproof paint to coat the walls. Do not use wallpaper because in humid conditions wallpapers will be easily mushrooming. Other material that needs to be avoided in humid conditions is the carpet. Because when carpet is mounted in the humid floor, it becomes smell. If the humidity is rather high, avoid the wooden furniture, particle board or other materials that are not resistant to damp conditions. Better choose furnishings made impervious to water, like materials made from plastic.