Things to consider when replacing your conservatory

Any addition to your home whether it be an extension to make your kitchen bigger or a conservatory for some much needed extra space needs to be considered carefully. It’s a lot of work, and costs can quickly add up if not done correctly, but when it comes to replacing your conservatory, do you know what things you need to look out for? When my husband and I moved into our old home, there was already a conservatory built onto the back of the property. We’d never had a conservatory before so it was a nice bit of added space…. [Read More]

What are UPVC roof lanterns?

Do you know what UPVC roof lanterns are? I didn’t either until I started looking into home improvements. I’ve written a few blog posts lately about home improvements and whilst browsing Pinterest for ideas one day, I came across upvc roof lanterns. Like me, you’ve probably seen them on a few houses, but never knew the real name for them. Well, here’s a picture of a roof lantern. Ah, yes, now you know what I’m talking about! Roof lantern, roof lights, sky lights, whatever you want to call them, they’re a great addition to any home. Usually finished off in white… [Read More]

The benefits of timber bifold doors

When thinking about making changes to your home, it’s important to do your research. You’ll need to look at different types of materials and ideas, until you find the one that’s right for you. A friend of mine has recently had timber bifold doors installed in her kitchen, and I have to admit to having the green eyed monster! Yes, I was a tad envious! I was amazed at how these types of doors had transformed her kitchen. Not only did it look bigger, it also looked brighter too. Intrigued, I started looking online at the many different types of bifold doors that… [Read More]

Making It Bigger Or Making A Move?

There comes a time when all families feel like they’re running out of room. Another mouth to feed often means that more space needs to be found. You have several options, but they all involve big changes and big spend. So how are you going to fit everybody in? Making It Bigger Making your home bigger in size is one way to fit people in on the inside. Of course, that could shrink your garden. This means there is less space to play out there as the kids get older. Extensions are quite common these days, although it is usually… [Read More]