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The Difference Between Joinery and Carpentry

When you need something crafted out of wood, whether it’s a staircase, window frame or a door, or you need some wooden fixture repaired, you might be wondering whether to call a carpenter or a joiner. So, what exactly is … Continue reading

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How to Maintain Joinery

If you’ve opted to have professional joiners craft a beautiful staircase, windows or doors for your home, you might be wondering how you can make sure they look great for years to come. While timber fixtures can last for a … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Sash Windows

Sash windows are a sophisticated, elegant addition to any property. Their function is just as important as their style. Often associated with Georgian, Regency or Victorian properties, you may think that sash windows are not appropriate for modern homes where … Continue reading

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5 Popular Staircase Types and their Properties

Nothing finishes off a home quite so effectively as a well-placed, exquisite staircase. The best thing about stairs is that they can be so varied in their style, making them not only ideal for a wide range of aesthetics but … Continue reading

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Benefits of a Wooden Staircase for Your Home

Have you ever considered having a solid wooden staircase in your home? Timber staircases create a beautiful, rustic aesthetic that just can’t be achieved with other kinds of materials. It has been used for building homes for many centuries and … Continue reading

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Care and Maintenance of Your New Oak Staircase

A bespoke oak staircase can add a touch of traditional character to your home with its pleasing aesthetics. However, you may be wondering how you can ensure you properly take care of such a beautiful fixing.

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What’s the Best Wood for Interior Doors?

Your interior wooden doors serve a variety of purposes. Firstly, they provide an aesthetic purpose, adding the pure beauty of wood to your interiors. Then there are the practical aspects of using interior doors for privacy and insulation. The right … Continue reading

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Why You Should Choose Sash Windows

Period features are all the rage in homes across the UK. Whether it’s high ceilings, classic fireplaces, wood beams or sash windows, people are continually opting to add these classic features into their modern homes to give them that extra … Continue reading

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What is Causing the Housing Shortage in the UK?

The UK is said to be amid a housing shortage crisis. House prices are higher than they’ve ever been – risen by over 160% since their low point in 1996 – and homeownership is the lowest it has ever been, … Continue reading

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What are the Benefits of Bespoke Joinery?

When you invest in bespoke joinery, you can guarantee that the fit, finish and craftsmanship are far superior to off-the-shelf-solutions. Yet “bespoke” has often come to be synonymous with “expensive”, meaning many people may opt to hire a carpenter instead … Continue reading

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