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Winter-proofing your home

Whilst we’re snuggled up indoors in the winter months, our homes are bearing up against the wind, rain and cold outside. Over time, all of this can lead to damage to your home’s walls, roofs [...]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Home Care, Period Property, Residential|

Caring for your chimney and fireplace

In most cases, a period home isn’t quite complete without a traditional fireplace and chimney These features are usually what gives historical properties so much charm. However, poor maintenance of chimneys and fireplaces can lead [...]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Home Care, Period Property|

Caring for your sash windows

Sash windows are a period property favourite and can be found in most heritage styles, as well as modern homes. As lovers of property, both old and new, we know all the best tips and [...]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Home Care, Period Property, Residential|

Meet Simon

Introducing Simon, our project cost controller. Why does he love Nutshell? "I love the variety of different projects we can undertake – sharp new constructions to working within the constraints of interesting old buildings." Favourite [...]

By |September 28th, 2017|Categories: People|

Preparing your garden for winter

Winter can be tough on homes, but the cold weather and rain usually means bad things for the gardens we work so hard on in the summer. With a change in the seasons almost upon [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|Categories: Home Care, Landscapes|

Tips for choosing an architect

Choosing the right architect is a crucial part of any construction project, whether you’re embarking on a refurbishment or starting from scratch. The right architect will work with you and your contractors to make sure [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|Categories: Extensions, Home Care, Interiors, Landscapes, Nutshell:spaces, People, Period Property, Residential|