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You will find articles on some of our projects as well as news about the company. There are also some random musings from David.

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

Guide to Understanding Building Jargon – Part 1

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Thinking about a home improvement project or extending your home but need some help to cut through all of the jargon?

Just in time, here’s part one of our handy guide to help you understand what many of these everyday terms or expressions from the building industry actually mean. In this article, we will focus on the exterior of your home and consider this in the context of a home improvement project.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 6 March, 2020

How Do You Bring More Light Into Your Home?

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A common issue that we regularly speak to prospective customers about is how to bring more light into the home. This feels particularly important at this time of year, when the shorter days mean natural light is at a premium.

So we have compiled a handy guide with a few pointers for you to consider if you want to add more light into your property, a trend that we have discussed previously and that continues to remain topical with the subject of our physical and mental well-being staying in the news.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 28 February, 2020