Tips for converting your conservatory into a children’s play area

A photograph of medieval Playmobil children's toys, including a knight on a horse with a lance, as well as spearmen

For homeowners who have chosen to install a conservatory in order to add more living space to their property, home offices and gyms may be popular options. However, for families with young children, your conservatory might just make the perfect children’s play area. Not only do kids love playing in natural light, the conservatory can […]

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What should I grow in my conservatory?

Vegetables growing in a large greenhouse

As you may be aware, aristocrats in past centuries, used conservatories to grow citrus plants. Conservatories kept the plants sheltered from the elements while still providing enough sun for them to bear fruit. In the modern day, people have conservatories for a number of reasons (to increase living space; create a home office; improving property value etc.) […]

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How to make a beautiful summer door wreath

A selection of colourful wreaths

Adding a wreath to your front door is a great way to add curb appeal to your home. It also gives guests something nice to look at, while they’re waiting for you to answer the door. We tend to associate wreaths with Christmas time. However, wreaths have traditionally been used throughout the year, for many […]

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5 lighting ideas for your conservatory

An intricate lamp shade

The conservatory is a great place to chill out, spend time with the family or even host a party. One of the things which makes it such a versatile space is the amount of natural light it provides. As the days get longer, you’ll have even more hours of daylight to enjoy. But when the […]

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4 popular types of window lock

Security is an important feature of any window. When you leave the house or go to bed, you want to know that your windows will stay firmly locked. Deborah Adams Kaplan, writing for Bankrate, says: “Contrary to what you see on TV, Hsiung says most homes are burglarized during the day when residents are out.” […]

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5 common mistakes that can devalue your property

There are many ways to maximise the value of your home, such as renovating your porch, installing a conservatory, giving your front door a fresh lick of paint and more. While most homeowners have the best intentions when it comes to renovating property renovation, sometimes their plans can backfire – resulting in a devaluation when the time comes […]

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