Mint Builders Ltd

Mint Builders Ltd, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2HF

Address

6 Brandon Place,
Cheltenham,
Gloucestershire,
GL50 2HF

Contact

Tel: 01242216928
Mobile: 07734211958
http://www.mintbuilders.co.uk

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Member details

Joined: 19/11/2009


Summary

Quality and Value

 

Mint is proud to be one of Cheltenham and The Cotswolds leading home extension specialists with a reputation for providing clients with the highest quality wide ranging construction service, combined with excellent value for money. Mint is a known name across these local areas for varied successful build project delivery.

 

Choice 

 

Mint, is becoming the natural choice across  the Cotswolds and in Cheltenham in particular for the development of extensions of all types and styles, as well as providing attentive wide-ranging affordable, quality renovation, re-modelling and property re-fit and enhancement service.

 

Leading the Way

 

The company has customer satisfaction at the forefront of what it does and Mint's clients can always demonstrate and verify this fact, which is why so many of the company's projects come primarily through recommendations and referrals. 

 

Pride and Value

 

Approved by the Federation of Master Builders and fully insured, engaging Mint Builders ensures any client can relax in the knowledge that they are working with a professional, expertly equipped company, taking the utmost pride in adding value and enjoyment to both their property and lifestyle.

 

Confident Service 

 

Mint appreciates that attentive communication is a key part of any project for all clients, and regular updates and reassuring briefings at every stage of any project is very much the way Mint does its business. It knows the value of a client's input in helping deliver an appreciated end result.

 

Innovative 

 

There is no project that is too challenging or too much trouble when it comes to delivering any project effectively and on budget. Mint aims to deliver practical, innovative building solutions for all kinds of residential properties.

 

Attentive 

 

For full restorations, developments and refurbishments and, also, more modest projects, such as kitchen and bathroom re-fitting, staircase renewals and flooring, Mint embraces an attentive modern approach to all activities, large and small, retaining a respected traditional attitude to customer service.

 

Best Advice 

 

Mint is dedicated to giving its clients the best advice and solutions to ensure their project meets each client's individual precise needs and requirements in every respect.


Case Studies

Bespoke style 'challenge' met by Mint Builders

28/11/2016

Cheltenham as a town has many listed and valued buildings and Mint Builders - a leading respected company in this challenging Regency residential environment - again rose to the challenge of producing what was for sure a high quality stylish- finish extension for a listed property in a much admired and sought after town centre street.

bespoke

A good deal of the detailed work within the build of this garden room extension was bespoke and the quality choice of materials ensured that the new building works entirely complemented this listed home in every respect.

key features

The extension was in excess of some 25 square metres and its two key features were the superbly designed and present roof lantern and two sets of stunning glazed double doors offering an eye-catching vista onto the garden beyond.

style-conscious

Specialist joinery was designed and produce for these two key features and the finish for the roof was flat lead – again the ideal materials' choice in step with the period and presentation of this style-conscious, well featured home.

appropriate

Mint are experts in guiding and assisting clients with appropriate and yet cost effective fitting choices for new extensions and refurbishments.

stone flooring

In this instance, these fitting choices included a 'wet' underfloor heating installation, neatly linked to the property's main central heating system with a smart phone 'long distance' control function, and also the installation of atmospheric subtle and highly attractive mandarin stone flooring. The total effect was the creation of a visual feel and style of cool sophistication throughout .

impressively

This extension project presented most impressively and fully in keeping in every respect with the quality of this desirable listed home in a town where building visual image is among the most striking in the UK.

just....

This proved to be an exceptional and successful competitively priced listed home extension project – that one might suggest was just.... 'Mint'!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Link building ' fill-in' techniques for a successful extension

16/06/2014

This project is an example of how careful planning and considered 'link building' techniques can be used, where certain appropriate space exists between a main residential dwelling and an outbuilding such as a garage, in order to achieve valuable a new living space facility to the main area of a home. 

 

Modest

This example of such a project was undertaken by Mint Builders on a modest 1950s estate home in the residential dormitory 'village' of Bishops Cleeve on the edge of Regency Cheltenham.

 

Emerged

In this instance a fifteen metre by two metre extension emerged linking the garage and the house achieved with the removal of what were originally the external walls – soon to be the internal part of the total extension structure. The total construction of the 'link' extension is all brickwork with a fibreglass flat roof. 

 

Linking approach

The linking approach achieved a larger kitchen for the property and also the ever useful utility room – not found very often in older properties in the main, but much desired in the home of today. 

 

Boiler

A new upgraded A plus rated boiler was installed within the new utility room and the appropriate complexities of achieving the required power supply in all of the re refurbishment areas was also dealt with.

 

Habitable

The garage was also to be upgraded and then converted into proper habitable accommodation With the installation of further stud wall part of the space formed a garden/hobby room. 

 

Example

This well considered planned build and re- structure, though modest in size, even so provided this property with a number of valuable new living areas and facilities of convenience. 

 

Two-fold

This is very much an illustration of the point that valuable extensions can be achieved even in quite restricted circumstances. Such extensions score two fold – they improve a home's facility of course but also increase a property's sale value too. 

New build home extension with style

16/06/2014

Mint has great expertise and original ideas when it comes to the development of a wide range of different home extensions.

A recent example was a lantern roof steelwork-finish presentation, developed recently on a new build homes development on the site of an old hospital premises in the Regency town of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire.

orangery presentation

The requirement was for an orangery type presentation to the rear of the home with plenty of atmosphere and light.

This was successfully achieved by the use of engineer-designed steelwork fittings to allow for the use of bi fiold doors across the total garden facing 'wall' of the extension thus avoiding the use of any light-blocking brick piers.

'lantern' roof

A further neat design feature was the lantern shaped extension roof, greatly in keeping with the garden facing 'wall' steel framed finish.

more light

The roof was of fibreglass and its shape achieved an original, attractive neat design feature for the interior. It included glass inserts, which flooded more light into the extension room.

blended

Also, being a new property, matching bricks had to be sourced, so that the extension blended totally with not only the extension property itself , but also,  complemented the general finish of all the properties around it.

As is usual these days on new developments, the neighbouring homes were located quite close to the property being extended.

ideal

Adds Simon West of Mint, “ The extension was ideal in its new homes setting and inside there was a light attractive and stylish visual. It is a good example of how well new property can be extended tastefully and appropriately.”

The project was completed on time and on budget.  


Member type

FMB Member

  • Has a minimum of twelve months trading
  • Have provided a professional reference
  • Have passed credit checks, public record and director checks
  • Verified no un-discharged bankruptcies or relevant and outstanding County Court Judgments
  • Has Public and Employer (if applicable) Liability Insurance
  • VAT registration (if applicable)
  • Confirmation of business address/details
  • Mint Builders Ltd has agreed to abide by the FMB Disputes Resolution and Complaints Procedures
  • Has signed up to the FMB Code of Practice
  • Can offer the suite of Build Assure warranty products for the domestic and commercial markets (contact the Build Assure office for rates)

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