What are the top flooring trends for 2017?

What are the top flooring trends for 2017? Home improvement marketplace Plentific  revealed that flooring is set to experience the biggest increase in investment, with an average 29 per cent of homeowners looking to spend more on this in 2017. But with such a large choice available, where do we start?...
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Do I Need Planning Permission?

Do I need Planning permission?                                               Building a conservatory is a fantastic way to create space and light within your home, whilst making a connection with your outdoor space and...
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And the 2017 colour of the year is…

And the 2017 colour of the year is…. It’s time to pack the grey and midnight blue’s away and grab a paint brush whilst welcome the new, vibrant colour trending for 2017…. Mrs Monnington Boddy works at WGSN, a London-based company that offers information on current and future trends in...
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Spring Into Action

Spring into action! Lighter mornings beckons us to our snug Glass Room Extensions with a cup of coffee to sit and appreciate the first signs of spring in our gardens. And there can be no better spot either for enjoying a glass of wine at the end of the day,...
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A Conservatory or an Orangery?

A Conservatory or an Orangery? This is the question… You are most certainly not alone, if you are unsure about the difference between a Conservatory and an Orangery. Most new enquiries we have ask this question, so hopefully, this will help bring some clarity and direction for your research.   What...
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What’s an Orangery?

What's an Orangery? An Orangery or Orangerie was a room or a dedicated building in the grounds of fashionable residences between the Seventeenth to Nineteenth centuries where orange and other citrus fruit trees were protected during the winter, similar to a glass house or Conservatory. The Orangery was generally a much more luxurious extension...
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Are Guarantees worth the paper they are written on?

Are guarantees worth the paper they are written on? According to the dictionary a guarantee is as follows:   guarantee    ɡar(ə)nˈtiː/  noun  a formal assurance (typically in writing) that certain conditions will be fulfilled, especially that a product will be repaired or replaced if not of a specified quality. We know...
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Top Tips for the must have Kitchen

Top tips for the must have kitchen: With Christmas and the New Year behind us, often restoring our homes back to order following the descent of guests and family, many of us are left with the feeling that next year….we desperately need more space! There is probably no other room...
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Goals for 2017

We trust that you have had a great Christmas and wish you all a happy New Year! It is at this time of year that we typically make plans and goals for the year ahead. And it is often following Christmas, which, with the descent of guests and family, highlights...
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