Garages and outbuildings are a fine addition to any property, adding both curb appeal and value to any home. Garages have transformed over the years with more and more people choosing to convert or renovate their garage to give a more practical and aesthetic appeal to their property.

Looking to migrate away from the rented property market and move into a new home, Paul and Sheena Littlewood stumbled across this charming terraced property in West London’s Chelsea; and instantly knew it was the one for them. Situated in a quiet residential street, the five-storey house required a complete…

06 May 2020
AJ Odudu is best known for appearances on British television on reality shows such as Big Brother’s Bit on the Side and Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins; however, her love for renovating is not as well recognised as her presenting career. This month, we’ve talked to AJ about the recent…

Your landing is the very first thing that guests and potential buyers will see when stepping into your home, so it’s important that you’re showing it off to its full potential. One way to do this is by having a showstopping staircase. Here, Nick Acaster from Stair Rods Direct shares…

Jenny Smith-Andrews, Marketing Manager of aircrete block manufacturer H+H, considers the case for traditional building methods with a modern twist.

Renovating or updating a heritage building raises many challenges, especially if, as is often the case, the building is listed and subject to Listed Building Consent or agreement from conservation bodies before any modernisation can be undertaken. However, buildings evolve, and it’s important to recognise and acknowledge the current needs…

“Warmth, weather-resistance and sustainability were our top priorities when we decided to refurbish our 20th-century bungalow at Houlston Manor,” says Bob Griffiths, a Shropshire Farmer.

Larry Soper, Technical Training Manager at EnviroVent, offers his advice on specifying the correct MVHR (mechanical ventilation with heat recovery) system.

04 Feb 2020
Sited opposite recreation grounds in Islington’s Angel, Matthew and Gemma Dorey’s new-build apartment takes full advantage of London living with its prime location. Despite the sought-after neighbourhood, there were two areas in which the residence was lacking – space and easy-to-change configuration.

04 Feb 2020
In this article, David O’Mara, Marketing Manager at Hörmann, explains what you should look out for in terms of security features for garage doors.

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