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When Should You Start Planning Your New Orangery?

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The change of season, along with the evolving Government restrictions with regard to Covid-19, is reason enough to try and look for positives. With all of us likely to be spending more time inside our homes, whether this is enforced or not, during the Winter months, when is a good time to start thinking about a home improvement project, such as adding an orangery or garden room?

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Thursday, 15 October, 2020

Preparing your Home for the Change of Season

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With the passing of the Autumn Equinox earlier this week, the point when the sun will be exactly above the Earth's equator as it moves from north to south (if you didn’t already know!), the change of season is upon us. So we thought it would be an opportune time to cover some of our tips and recommendations for how to prepare our homes and gardens for the changing time of year.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Thursday, 24 September, 2020

How to bring a feeling of the outdoors inside

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For much of this year, we have been fortunate enough to enjoy pleasant enough weather to appreciate being outside, making use of our gardens and green spaces. While this week has felt like something of an Indian Summer, it will not be long before we are spending much more time back indoors – so here are some tips for how you can continue to feel closer to the outside from the comfort of the inside of your home.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Thursday, 17 September, 2020

How to Add Space & Value to Your Home

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One of the many consequences of the events of this year has been a renewed focus on our homes. As we have all spent more time at home, it has made us increasingly appreciate our house and garden space and how we use it. One of the resulting trends of this Summer has been a desire to invest in updating our properties.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Thursday, 10 September, 2020

What are the different styles of Conservatory?

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Perhaps the most frequently asked question we get is to explain the differences between an orangery and a conservatory, something we have covered in a number of previous blog articles. Another common query, however, is to define the different styles of conservatory that are typically designed and added to homes here in the UK. In this latest post, we will take a look at some of these different designs and explain the key differences.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Thursday, 20 August, 2020