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What are the benefits of lantern roof lights?
13 Jan

What are the benefits of lantern roof lights?

You may have seen an influx of lantern roof lights popping up on your Instagram feed in the homes of your favourite renovation accounts. Or even visited a friend post-lockdown...

Year in Review – Our Top blogs from 2021
Our 5 must-reads over the festive season
14 Dec

Our 5 must-reads over the festive season

If you're looking for little inspiration for your next kindle download, look no further...

House of the Year RIBA winner 2021 has been announced
09 Dec

House of the Year RIBA winner 2021 has been announced

The highly anticipated winner of the 2021 RIBA House of the year is House on the Hill, also known as Windward House, Designed by Alison Brooks Architects.

Christmas Wreath Making Ideas
29 Nov

Christmas Wreath Making Ideas

What could be better than a magnificent timber front door, adorned with a wreath you’ve created yourself? Our favourite florist Debbie Sharpe of The Flower Room Essex shares her essential...

From Wheel to Table: Meet the potter putting a new spin on the Everyday Mug
17 Nov

From Wheel to Table: Meet the potter putting a new spin on the Everyday Mug

It’s the everyday finishing touches in life that make all the difference. The little things help us to pause and take a moment to reflect on our day, month and...

What are self-cleaning windows, and do they really work?
10 Nov

What are self-cleaning windows, and do they really work?

If you’re looking at buying new windows in the near future, you’ve probably discovered ‘Self-cleaning glass’. You may have even considered the brilliance of never – ever – needing to...

What are the problems with Wooden windows? – Myths debunked
21 Oct

What are the problems with Wooden windows? – Myths debunked

Windows can be made from many different materials, but wood remains one of the most popular choices on the market. Both eco-friendly and cost-effective, wooden windows have the potential to...

Elegant Kitchen Pantry Ideas – How to design the perfect pantry
14 Oct

Elegant Kitchen Pantry Ideas – How to design the perfect pantry

The kitchen pantry is like an Aladdin’s cave of exotic spices and rustic herbs. Packed full of flavoursome oils, grains, legumes, preserves and a world of rich baking essentials it’s...

Autumn maintenance checks for your doors and windows
06 Oct

Autumn maintenance checks for your doors and windows

It’s time to schedule your home’s autumn maintenance checks into your diary! Here’s Founder Jonathan Hey’s guide to maintaining your doors and windows and ensuring their quality finish for years...

How much do roof lanterns cost?
22 Sep

How much do roof lanterns cost?

“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” Benjamin Franklin

What is a casement window?
21 Sep

What is a casement window?

What do we know about casement windows? And why might self-builders or homeowners choose casement windows for a property?

Does a roof lantern need planning permission?
15 Sep

Does a roof lantern need planning permission?

A roof lantern can be a highly effective way of introducing light into your home, maximising on the amount of sunlight streaming in at any time of the day. However,...

How to grow and care for Wisteria
26 Aug

How to grow and care for Wisteria

Long clusters of pendulous flowers in spring, bushy verdant foliage throughout summer and impressive woody helixes during the winter. A mature wisteria is certainly an impressive sight.

London’s go-to show for self-builders and renovators is back – and we’ll be there
23 Aug

London’s go-to show for self-builders and renovators is back – and we’ll be there

The highly anticipated Homebuilding and Renovating show is returning this year after 18months of Covid Restrictions. Hosted at the London Excel from the 24th – 26th September, the show will...