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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.

6 Trends That Will Endure From Lockdown

home improvement trends from Lockdown

Pretty much every part of our lives has been impacted this year by the Coronavirus pandemic, from the way we work to the way we shop and socialise. With the situation constantly evolving and most of us having to get used to the idea of local restrictions, the concept of Lockdown, in some shape or form, looks like being with us during the months ahead. So we thought we would re-visit an article that we wrote earlier this year, which discussed trends that were emerging at the time.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Thursday, 22 October, 2020

When Should You Start Planning Your New Orangery?

Bespoke oak garden room design

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' by Barney on Thursday, 15 October, 2020

Top 10 Orangery Designs For Year Round Enjoyment

Bespoke orangery exterior Somerset

The advent of modern glazing technologies has long since rendered the concept of older conservatory style extensions as “being too hot in the Summer and too cold in the Winter” as redundant. Modern orangeries and garden rooms are designed for year round enjoyment and so much more than just Summer or seasonal rooms.

David Salisbury’s orangery designs become an integral part of our customers’ homes and the room they spend the most time in. In this article, we’ll take a look at 10 designs that really capture the essence of year round enjoyment.

Posted under 'Company' by Barney on Thursday, 1 October, 2020

Preparing your Home for the Change of Season

Orangery exterior autumn views

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' by Barney on Thursday, 24 September, 2020

How to bring a feeling of the outdoors inside

bespoke timber painted garden room

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' by Barney on Thursday, 17 September, 2020