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Kitchens - open plan or traditional?

11
Oct

Kitchens - open plan or traditional?

Posted on: 11 October 2019

Category: News

Your kitchen is probably the busiest room in your house.  It’s the heart of your home - where you congregate for coffee or a meal with family and friends or maybe try out new recipes when you have time. When thinking about renovating your house it can be hard to decide what type of kitchen would best suit your lifestyle and needs.  Open plan kitchens have become extremely popular over the last few years and the demand for them has gone through the roof. However, you...

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bathroom electrics aren't a DIY job

12
Sep

bathroom electrics aren't a DIY job

Posted on: 12 September 2019

Category: News

If you are thinking of updating your tired bathroom or installing an ensuite in your new extension there are some important rules relating to electrics you should be aware of before you start. Not that many years ago you could have installed an electric socket, a shower or heated towel rail to your bathroom yourself but the rules governing this type of work changed dramatically for safety reasons in 2005. This is known at Part P legislation and means that any electrical work to a bathroom...

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Planning a new kitchen extension?

12
Aug

Planning a new kitchen extension?

Posted on: 12 August 2019

Category: News

If you are considering adding a kitchen extension to your home there are a few things you might want to think about before you start. Make sure you have room to extend In the UK 60% of owners extend their kitchen to the side, 30% add a rear extension and the other 10% develop both. Whilst you should think seriously about whether you want to sacrifice some of your garden, the extra kitchen space and the time you’ll spend in it will probably be worth it. Your dream...

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Extending your home what to consider

22
Jul

Extending your home what to consider

Posted on: 22 July 2019

Category: News

Extending your home can be a huge time and cost outlay so you should make sure you fully understand the legal, planning and build issues you might come across on the way. Planning the way your new home will look is the easy part, but the more complicated areas are often left to the builder. To help you feel more confident about the process we have put together a top 5 list of things you should be aware of before you start your project. Building regulations – you’ll need...

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