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Top 10 Paint Colours for Orangeries

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One of the issues that customers often talk to us about, here at David Salisbury, is choice of paint colour for their new orangery or garden room. Whilst clearly a subjective matter, colour choice can be influenced by a number of different factors. In the first of two articles, we are going to review the top 10 paint colours for our orangeries – and in a future post, we will reveal our tips for colour trends over the next 12 months.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 17 April, 2020

Media Impact of Spending More Time In Our Homes

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As we come to the end of our second week of coronavirus ‘shutdown’ here in the UK, we thought we would round up the some interesting statistics and data that have caught our eye, as a result of us spending more time in our homes.

Whilst our first thoughts are clearly with those most impacted by the virus at this especially difficult time, the round the clock news cycle means we are never far aware from the latest development – so this article aims to pick up on some of the media trends that are beginning to emerge as a result of spending more time at home.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 3 April, 2020

Top tips for creating your home office & school

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Many of us are coming to the end of our first full week working at home, which has also been combined with home schooling for parents who are not classified as 'key workers.' Just a few weeks ago, few of us would have envisaged this happening, but we are all having to adapt rapidly as events around us change by the day.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 27 March, 2020

Coronavirus - Working Safely At All Times

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Business Continuity with Virtual Meetings & Digital Solutions

As a responsible business and with the spread of Coronavirus continuing, the wellbeing of our customers and employees will be at the forefront of everything we do.

We are closely following Government guidelines and will continue to conduct all aspects of our business with sensible control measures and best working practices.

We can offer different solutions to provide expert advice whether this is by virtual meeting software, video calls or e-mail - from the comfort of your home.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 20 March, 2020

Guide to Understanding Building Jargon – Part 2

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Here’s the second part of our all-important guide to help you cut through some of the jargon and terminology, were you to be considering an orangery or conservatory extension – even more relevant now we are finally seeing signs of Spring.

Last week’s article covered many of the key exterior construction features of your home and how they correspond to a potential orangery project. This week we will cover some of the interior features, along with options for doors and roof lights within the context of a garden room or conservatory.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 13 March, 2020