If you type a phrase such as ‘adapting your home’ into certain search engines, you will come up with a huge number of hits. Unfortunately, very few of them will be any use to you. From ‘adopting a ferret’ through to ways of making your house suitable for elderly relatives, there are plenty of web results, but very few that will make understanding the best way to offer yourself the most independence as you get older any easier. [Read more…] about Adapting Your House for the Future
Renovating a house can be a quagmire of confusion and uncertainty. Will such undertakings improve the value of your house or even simply the quality of life within your own home, and in turn are renovations actually worth it at all or should you simply pack up and sell if you are no longer content with the house you live in? [Read more…] about The Best Rooms to Renovate
Getting the perfect bathroom doesn’t have to involve having a bathroom of a great size.Instead, a certain amount of ingenuity is often all that is needed.Bathrooms have become one of the few places left in the house that are totally about relaxation and enhancing our bodies both superficially and far more practically.Even are bedrooms are often now used for work or simply to be bombarded with adverts and enticements on the television or internet.Therefore,creating a bathroom that is as opulent as possible will be a very worthwhile action. [Read more…] about The Ultimate Bathroom
Garden buildings are so versatile. Whatever you want one for you can find something to suit your requirements. From basic storage for garden tools and bike through to bespoke summer houses for your children, there’s a wooden building for everyone’s garden. [Read more…] about Garden buildings – so many possibilities
Home design and construction has lagged behind somewhat as we seek to lessen the environmental impact of our behaviour and actions. Sustainable housing as reality rather than just concept is starting to move forward however, as more and more construction companies and builders start to employ environmentally friendly methods of house building. [Read more…] about Sustainable housing – creating eco friendly living space
If you’re running out of room at home, don’t assume you have to move just yet. A garden room is a fantastic, not to mention cost effective and sustainable way of creating a little more living or work space without having to leave your current home. Garden buildings can be used for whole host of activities. You might need a separate home office away from the noise and distractions of the family home or a little sanctuary to pursue your hobbies like music or art. [Read more…] about Garden rooms – a great getaway and space saver
Bamboo worktops are growing in popularity throughout the UK, which isn�t surprising when you take into account the benefits they can offer. Bamboo worktops represent one of the most environmentally sound choices for kitchen worktops, as unlike more commonly used hardwoods that can only be harvested once every two decades, bamboo matures much quicker, allowing it to be harvested every three to five years. [Read more…] about Is Bamboo the Right Worktop Choice for You?
Oak is one of the most popular choices of material for worktops in the UK, and with good reason. It is very tough, durable and hardwearing, making it well-suited to use as a kitchen worktop. Though there are obviously stronger materials on the market, oak worktops can withstand a great deal of the punishment suffered in a busy kitchen environment, especially considering they are made of wood. Oak worktops don�t easily dent or scratch, and with the right maintenance can last for many years. [Read more…] about The Benefits of Choosing an Oak Worktop