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.

Continue reading

Posted in Doors, wood doors | Comments Off

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

Posted in Home Design, Staircases | Comments Off

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

Photo: Staircase by matsuyuki licensed under Creative commons 5
Posted in Home Design | Comments Off

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.

Continue reading

Posted in Darcy Joinery, Home Design, Housing, Staircases | Comments Off

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.

Continue reading

Posted in Darcy Joinery | Comments Off

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.

Continue reading

Posted in Maintenance Tips | Comments Off

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.

Continue reading

Posted in sash windows | Comments Off

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.

Continue reading

Posted in Staircases | Comments Off

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 can be used to craft truly bespoke pieces that are unique to your home.

Continue reading

Photo: escalier (part II) by p_v a l d i v i e s o licensed under Creative commons 5
Posted in Staircases | Comments Off

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.

Continue reading

Posted in Staircases | Comments Off