Your guide to exterior cladding

By | May 15th, 2017|Categories: All, Exteriors|

There are so many options to transform the exterior of your home - you don't have to stick with the original brickwork if you fancy an update. Exterior cladding can add individuality and bring it right up to date, but it also helps with the insulation of your property as well as often making it

Expert advice on re-roofing your home

By | May 9th, 2017|Categories: All, Exteriors, Planning|

Re-roofing your home can be a costly project but vital if you have an old roof which has required constant maintenance and repair over the years. It can also make a huge difference to the appearance and the energy efficiency of your home. We caught up with Clarke Roofing Southern Limited to ask their advice on replacing

5 of the best garden bistro tables

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: All, Exteriors, Garden|

Bistro tables are perfect for that little spot in the garden that gets the first glimpse of sunshine in the morning and the last spot in the evening. We have picked 5 of the best garden bistro tables to add some style to your garden this summer! 1. Salcombe Bistro Set, John Lewis (£159) We love

7 things to do without planning permission

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: All, Conversions, Extensions, Exteriors, Interiors, Planning|

The thought of planning permission can often delay a project - the paper work seems daunting and the cost also adds to the overall project expense. Thankfully over the past few years, the government relaxed the rules around planning permission and there is now a surprising amount of changes you can make to your home that

Your guide to types of roof material

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: All, Exteriors|

If you are replacing your roof, the choice of material will impact the performance, lifespan and look of your roof. Our guide covers the most popular types of roof material to help with your decision. Clay tiles Clay is a very popular option as it comes in such a variety of colour, style and profile finish,

9 ways to transform the exterior of your home

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: All, Exteriors|

It's often the inside of our home that we focus on when renovating a property, and for good reason as that's where we spend most of our time. However, some great houses are overlooked as they are simply unattractive from the outside and lack kerb appeal. Fortunately there are some updates that you can do which

Expert Advice – Tips on Coloured Render

By | July 1st, 2016|Categories: All, Exteriors|

With a surge in popularity in renovating 1960's and 1970's properties, rendering is one of the fastest ways to give your home a quick facelift. With over 35 years' of experience in the render and plaster industry, we caught up with Des Locke at the Coloured Render Company for some tips and advice. Your Home

Where can you source beautiful painted weatherboard cladding?

By | May 2nd, 2016|Categories: All, Exteriors|Tags: , |

There are so many unattractive 60s and 70s homes that can be given a facelift by painting, rendering or cladding, making them look unrecognisable from their former self. Here are some great options to achieve the New England painted cladding look that is becoming so popular. 1. Fibre Cement Cladding Fibre cement cladding is becoming increasingly popular

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