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Energy Saving in Period Homes

How to Make Period Homes Energy Efficient

Considering period homes are those houses that were originally built at a time before World War I, it can be thought their energy-saving ability is dated or near-impossible. However, when it comes to renovations in period homes, this can certainly be rectified. Your period home can be warm whilst generating little energy and keeping costs […]

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Period Homes Extension Ideas

Period houses are those that were built pre-World War I and known to be stronger in terms of foundations, more durable and have better insulation than modern housing built today. While its history is embedded in its beautiful design and features, there may be some areas in need of improvement or renovation. Careful consideration must […]

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What are the Benefits of Installing an Orangery?

The orangery structure dates right back to the seventeenth century in both Europe and North America. Originally built to protect oranges and other various exotic fruit trees from destruction during the winter months, it’s clear to see where the ‘orangery’ name originates. In contrast to a conservatory, which maintains its identity as the “garden room” […]

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Open Plan Spaces and Building Regulations

Open-plan spaces are becoming a widely popular choice adopted by those extending and home-building across the world. Not only do they enhance the feel of space and utilise areas of the house effectively, they are on-trend and highly attractive to those looking for modern housing or those seeking to improve their existing home. When building, […]

Saving Money on Home Extensions

A home extension can be an expensive project if it’s not planned carefully or thought about realistically. An extension doesn’t need to be complex, labour-intensive or result in an excessive number of avoidable fees. Planning an extension requires careful consideration of the design, materials, and trades needed, the budget, permits and your fellow neighbours. There […]

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Why a Home Extension Can Be Life-Changing

A home extension to your home can be life-changing in that it can completely alter the floor plan of your home and lift the value of the property, whilst still maintaining its original foundations. Extensions are certainly a cost-effective solution for increasing the value of your home – whether it be for immediate sale, personal […]

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How Loft Conversions Are Good For Your Home?

Loft conversions can help a home in many ways.  In fact it is one of the ways to gain best ROI (Return on Investment) when you are planning for home improvement. These conversions create additional space and add value to a house. Space created can be used for many purposes that may include a bathroom, […]

Loft Conversions can help your home

How loft conversions are good for your home? Loft conversions can help a home in many ways.  In fact it is one of the ways to gain best ROI (Return on Investment) when you are planning for home improvement. These conversions create additional space and add value to a house. Space created can be used […]

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