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Energy bills through the roof thanks to your conservatory? Replace your roof

These days, conservatories are designed to be as energy efficient and affordable to run as possible. Modern materials and improved building practices mean that high quality conservatories are almost as energy efficient as solidly built homes. However, this wasn’t always the case. Older conservatories weren’t necessarily built to the same standards, and age will have […]

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Grey UPVC windows are fashionable as well as functional

Take a walk down any street in a gentrified – or gentrifying – neighbourhood and you are guaranteed to see at least one property painted grey. In fact, a lot of the time you’ll find that multiple homes on desirable streets are painted in a shade of battleship, heather, or slate grey. One of the […]

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Double glazing has come a long way since the 70’s

Double glazing evolution

Although double glazing has been around since the Victorian times, it was only in the 1970s that it really took off. Advances in manufacturing and technology suddenly made double glazing more affordable, and soon homeowners everywhere were installing these new, energy efficient windowpanes in their properties. Since then, double glazing has come even further. Today, […]

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Conservatory or orangery – which is better for bungalows?

Bungalow

Adding a conservatory or orangery to your property is a great way to increase its value, boost your useful living space, and make your home more versatile. Available in a huge variety of styles and sizes, both orangeries and conservatories can make great additions to properties of all types. If you live in a bungalow […]

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Improve your property in 6 simple ways

Whether you’re getting your property ready to sell, or just giving it a facelift, improving the look and functionality of your home is easy. Here are six of our favourite fixes to get you started. 1. Install a shiny new front door Whether it is old, new, modern, or vintage, your front door is one […]

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How a canopy can create the illusion of an extra room

Door canopy

A lot of the time, the adjustments and improvements we make to our properties are done in order to increase the useful living space available. Whether you need more room for storage, for socialising, or just for living, having a little bit of extra space can make a big difference to your quality of life […]

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The best doors for shop fronts and commercial premises

The shop front, or main entryway, is one of the most important parts of any commercial premises. Attracting customers into the office, shop or retail space, it’s an integral part of on-street marketing and brand identity. Getting the look of the shop front just right is therefore incredibly important for businesses. If you’re thinking about […]

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An orangery for your office?

Office space

Adding an orangery to your home is a fantastic way to increase your living space and create a versatile and stylish new room. Light, bright, and affordable, orangeries can be used as dining rooms, social spaces and even kitchens. This gives you a huge variety of options when it comes to styling your brand new […]

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A concise history of the conservatory

Compared to other elements of house building, the conservatory is the new kid on the block. Dating back just a few hundred years, these elegant glass structures were once solely the privilege of the wealthy. Today however, conservatories are a staple of the modern British home. Providing valuable extra living space and versatile square footage, […]

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