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Connecting your home and garden seamlessly with bi-fold doors
21 Sep

Connecting your home and garden seamlessly with bi-fold doors

Sometimes it is the simple, effortless updates that can completely transform the look and feel of your home. We explain how a beautifully crafted timber bi-fold doors can do just...

Autumn maintenance checks for your doors and windows
09 Sep

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 to keep your house cool during a heatwave
17 Aug

How to keep your house cool during a heatwave

Maintaining a cool temperature starts with a building’s design. Known in the architecture world as ‘passive cooling techniques’, there are ways to ensure a home feels comfortable when temperatures become...

How to elevate your property to give it elegance and character
05 Aug

How to elevate your property to give it elegance and character

Sometimes, upgrading your home’s kerb appeal can be all it takes to transform your property and make it feel extra special. Here’s our guide to the best ways you can...

Top 10 Architecture Instagram Accounts
25 Mar

Top 10 Architecture Instagram Accounts

Whether you find architecture a fascinating subject, or you want inspiration to strike for your next design and build project – these terrific Architecture Instagram accounts are for you!

Our guide to glazing: windows, doors and roof lanterns
28 Feb

Our guide to glazing: windows, doors and roof lanterns

Glass has to be among the most serviceable and diverse construction materials we have available to us. It also happens to be one of the most resplendent. We explain the...

Going Green: The MET Tirana
26 Feb

Going Green: The MET Tirana

The need for green spaces in urban environments is becoming ever more apparent in modern day architecture. In the heart of Tirana, Albania’s capital city, a proposed 12-storey residential and...

Top 10 self-build and renovation Instagram accounts
19 Feb

Top 10 self-build and renovation Instagram accounts

Are you looking to redo your home? Follow some of the most sensational self-build and renovation accounts on Instagram! Get great ideas and advice while following others as they embark...

The benefits of having quality windows during the winter
06 Feb

The benefits of having quality windows during the winter

The performance of quality windows speaks for itself during the winter, but how can they help us to use less energy and lower our carbon footprints too?

Window to the world: 5 amazing national parks
31 Jan

Window to the world: 5 amazing national parks

If you are dreaming of trees, unspoilt tracks and wondrous mountains, these fantastic national parks might be just the ticket. With breath-taking views and exciting trails to explore, we explore...