Writing your brief for a contractor

When it comes to hiring a contractor, it pays to be prepared – and having a brief written out ready will clarify what you want, in a step-by-step, top-to-bottom plan. A brief will ensure you and your contractor both know exactly what is required and will save you both valuable […] Read more »

Is your décor ready for Christmas?

I know, it’s that C word already but, if it’s your turn to host the family Christmas gathering, you really DO need to think of Christmas now. The pressure to entertain your guests during the festive period can be enormous – especially if entertaining really isn’t your ‘thing’. You may […] Read more »


Conservatories can give you an extra room, full of natural light and space, without having the expense of a full brick extension. With the addition of modern insulation and double glazed windows, a conservatory provides you with totally versatile room, every month of the year. The versatility of a conservatory […] Read more »

Indoor – outdoor entertaining

When it comes to entertaining family and friends, nothing quite beats spending time together around the dining table. You have great company, good food and wine, as well as a lovely homely, intimate and relaxed atmosphere. Usually this involves eating in the dining area, however with summer approaching, the desire […] Read more »