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Staying at home during construction

Whilst we strive to cause as little disruption as possible, it’s only natural that you’ll experience some disturbance during the construction process. We’ve come up with some essential tips for living at home ‘whilst the builders are in’. Find a construction-free zone – to keep your sanity intact and stay safe, make sure you mark [...]

By |December 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Ridgeview Vineyard

We were proud to have been chosen to construct and decorate a brand new tasting room for award-winning Sussex wine-makers, Ridgeview. The stunning interior is made up of well-chosen and precise hand-picked elements that combine to offer a stunning finish and the perfect ambience in which to sample Ridgeview’s wines. Our favourite features are… virtually [...]

By |December 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Construction Terms: Part 1

Although we value client collaboration and transparency above all else, occasionally we find ourselves getting carried away with construction jargon (there’s a lot of it!). So, to make the construction process a bit clearer, we thought we’d share our favourite construction terms. Airbrick – simply, a brick with small holes to aid ventilation and to [...]

By |December 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Meet Zack

Introducing Zack Ingram. Zack originally joined the Nutshell team as a labourer but was employed as an Apprentice Carpenter in September this year. He is currently studying carpentry at college and working alongside our experienced tradesman on site. Why does he love Nutshell? ‘I love Nutshell because I feel part of the team’ Favourite Project [...]

By |December 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Period Property Challenges

Any owner of a period property will know that there are certain issues that come with them, especially when trying to extend, improve or carry out any other kind of work. As restoration pros, we’ve come across a number of these challenges and have become pretty familiar with them. Building regulations – we’ve already written [...]

By |December 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Barn Conversion

As experts in restoration and renovation, this barn conversion was a natural fit for us. As part of a larger project involving property in Rusper, this barn allowed us to combine our knowledge of traditional architecture and construction with some stunning modern design to create the ultimate office space for our client. Our favourite features [...]

By |December 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Sustainable New Build

It only seems fitting to start our advent calendar with the project that started it all. This sustainable new build was truly a labour of love and from it, Nutshell was born. One of our favourite projects, this new-build combines elements of ‘green’ construction with both traditional and modern building methods. The green oak frame [...]

By |December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Nutshell proudly present the 2016 construction advent calendar

2016 has been an excellent year for Nutshell. We’ve celebrated the launch of our new website and welcomed a new member of the Nutshell family, our small services division, Nutshell:spaces. With that in mind, we’re definitely in a celebratory mood! We’re properly in the Christmas mood so we’ve decided to create our very own Nutshell [...]

By |November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Building Careers: Nutshell’s Kieran Crumley discusses construction projects and his work in the South East

As a born-and-bred family-run construction company in the heart of Sussex with a history spanning more than 400 years, you’ll be hard pressed to find a firm that is more in-tune with the local construction industry than Nutshell Construction. The UK property industry has experienced its fair share of disturbance through times of change this [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Introducing Nutshell:spaces by Nutshell Construction

From our very first project up until the present day Nutshell Construction has garnered a reputation as a construction company with a difference. We’ve proved to all of our clients that we deliver exceptional service on all of our projects, be they commercial or residential, new build or restoration. But we want our existing and [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments