How To Winter-Proof Your Windows

From summer highs of 28°, average UK temperatures can plunge to an icy 3° during the winter months. Added to the short days, dull skies and wetter weather (and with current events creating a more challenging winter than most), the least we can do for ourselves is to make our homes brighter, warmer and more welcoming than ever. In essence, to make them winter-proof. Continue reading

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How To Make Your Home Energy Efficient for Winter

Winter is well underway, and you may be looking for ways to tighten your belt after such an unpredictable year. One of the easiest ways to do this is to make your home more energy-efficient. By reducing the amount of energy your home uses, you can save some serious money in the long run. Here are some ways you can make your home more energy-efficient today.

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3 Popular Panelling Options for Your Doors (and Top Maintenance Tips)

Due to the sheer amount of style variety that residential properties can be found in, it’s no wonder that doors can have such a broad range of aesthetics to match. Those finishing touches on a beautifully crafted door can completely transform the exterior of a house and make your home look truly stunning.

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Turn Your Staircase into Storage

Making the most of all of the space you have available to you within your home is absolutely vital. As your family grows, space in your household becomes a premium, so there really is no space you should neglect when it comes to maximising storage potential. Continue reading

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Creating Staircases That Stand Out

The staircase is often a prominent feature of any home but is so often overlooked. Staircases aren’t just for getting from one floor to the next and, with careful consideration and design, your next staircase could make a fantastic impact on your home. Continue reading

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Innovative Staircase Trends

If you’re looking for some inspiration based on some of the best, most beautiful wooden staircases from the last decade, this blog can help you to understand how a grand staircase can add to the style of your home. We’ll talk about what aspects make a wooden staircase enviable, and how to choose staircase designs that help to emulate the aesthetics of popular eras.

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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 the difference between the two? How do you know which one you need? Although there is indeed some overlap between the two, both jobs employ different skills, and choosing the correct one for the task is crucial so it is done right.

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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 long time, there are some small amounts of maintenance you can do every so often to ensure their longevity and keep them from needing a replacement in your lifetime.

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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 double glazing is the preference. However, sash windows can still be used to create a beautiful, traditional style with all the modern inclusions that people expect from their windows.

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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 also perfectly suited to different kinds of properties. Many staircase types have been refined and developed over the years, and there are now many available styles to choose from.

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