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The sustainable materials you should be using

As the trend for sustainability grows we’re all looking for more ways to ‘go green’. When you’re designing a ‘green’ home, or just looking for ways to increase your property’s eco-friendly status, knowing what materials to use is the first step to building a truly sustainable house. What to look for… wood Wood takes less [...]

By |July 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Introducing the home of 2017: smart homes

The concept of the smart home is not a new one and many of the ideas surrounding the ‘home of the future’ have been around for a while.  Until now, though, technology hasn’t been able to keep up with our imaginations, and the ‘home of the future’ remained out of reach. Today’s technology has changed [...]

By |April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

How to choose the perfect floor with Ocean Flooring

Your floor makes up a big part of your space, so choosing what materials, styles and colours to use can seem like a daunting decision. There’s a whole host of things to think about when it comes to crunch-time, including taste, practicality as well as the style of the rest of your home. Interior designers [...]

By |February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Essential home care tips for spring

In many ways, a home is an important part of the family in its own right. This means that keep it in the best condition possible should be top priority. Spring sunshine brings the perfect opportunity to start thinking about exterior projects that might have been overlooked during the colder months. To help get you [...]

By |February 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Construction Terms: Part 2

Because there are so many construction terms we thought we’d split the list into manageable, bite-sized chunks. Here are a few more of our favourites: Newel – a supporting post in a staircase. The newel can be the post supporting the handrail at the top and bottom of the central post supporting a spiral staircase. [...]

By |December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Home fixes for 2017

The New Year is traditionally all about fresh starts and blank slates. With 2017 approaching, it’s likely that you’re thinking about setting a few personal goals and resolutions. You might also like to consider making a few promises about your home... here are a few fixes you should consider making in 2017: Energy usage – [...]

By |December 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Everything you need to know about sash windows

It’s for good reason that windows are often called the ‘eyes of the house’. They let in light, allow you to see and, maybe most importantly, define the character of a building in all its individuality. This means that knowing your windows is always helpful. Sash windows tend to be made up of two movable [...]

By |August 2nd, 2016|0 Comments