Improvements

Creating a Garden Room or Outbuilding

An outbuilding or garden room is a non-habitable building in the grounds of your home which serves the main house (unlike an annexe, which is designed as separate sleeping accommodation). They can serve all manner…


Internal Timber Cladding Guide

Recently, painted tongue-and-groove cladding has seen something of a resurgence, adding a touch of country-chic for those looking for a quick, cost-effective decorating solution. This cladding comeback isn’t just focused on traditional and classic design…



Building Regulations

Planning permission is largely subjective and governs whether you can build at all and, if so, what your new home will look like. Building Regulations (Building Warrant in Scotland) are, on the other hand, largely…


Internal Wall Insulation Guide

When it comes to insulating walls, we tend to think of cavity-fill insulation, but this is not a solution for solid-walled homes (i.e. solid stone or brick properties typically built before the 20th century). For…