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How Much Does A Barn Conversion Cost

11/10/20

A barn conversion can be an incredible project, transforming something that is unused or unloved into a dream home. Whether you’re eyeing up an old barn to convert into your forever home, or you have a barn on your property with a lot of potential, it’s important to know what

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The importance of lighting

07/01/19
by Liam

During the winter months, with the days seeming shorter there’s nothing more comforting then a warm and cosy house with a blazing fire and ambient lighting. With the enormous choice of light variations, they can create a completely different feel to any room adding elegance, sophistication and style to any

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Might it be Cheaper to Build a New House than Move?

09/10/18

If you’re still longing for your dream home, then you may be considering the possibility of a self-build. But weighing up the financial and practical implications between building your dream home or buying new certainly is challenging. Here we’ve put together some financial and practical advantages of new house construction

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Did you know that we are members of the FMB?

14/09/18

We are proud new members of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB)! The FMB is the Federation of Master Builders, a governing body within the construction sector, established over 75 years ago and is the UKs largest trade association in the building industry. It’s a UK non-for-profit organisation which seeks to

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Everything you Need to Know about Building your Dream Home

05/09/18

A study by the National Self Build Association (NaSBA) has found that one in seven Britons expect to research the possibility of building their own home.  That’s no surprising figure given that more than 10,000 people a year in the UK do decide to take on a self-build. But creating a

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Top Tips when Planning a House Extension

15/08/18

If you are happy with your property but perhaps want to expand and improve your living space, then an extension is a possible way forward. From extending the kitchen, to adding a guest bedroom, or even creating a kids playroom, the options are practically endless. But adding to your property

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Building an extension? 6 things you need to consider and might not have thought about.

10/08/18

If you have decided that building an extension on your home is the best option for you, then this is an exciting time! However, there are some things which you may not have thought about but will need to consider.   Don’t assume you’ll be able to live on site.

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Different ways to maximise your space

06/08/18

It seems that struggling with insufficient space for families within their properties is becoming more common in recent years. Moving to another home can be frustrating, stressful and not always affordable; therefore, house extensions are becoming more and more popular. It is a great way to maximise the space you

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Find the Right House Construction Company

03/08/18
by Liam

Deciding to take on a new house construction or even extensive renovation work is a big decision to make, so it’s only right that you’ll want to find the builder who is right for you and your unique project. A construction company should be able to understand your objectives and requirements,

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Surrey Luxury Builders

02/08/18
by Liam

Few things in life are as rewarding—and challenging—as building your dream luxury home. You have a fantastic opportunity to custom build a home that fits exactly to your family’s lifestyle and needs. But in order to get everything you want, exactly how you want it, it requires working with luxury

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When is it the best option to build a new home?

27/03/18
by Liam

When you own a property that requires modernisation, it’s important to weigh up whether renovating or rebuilding is the right option. Here Hugo Tugman, founder of Architect Your Home and Interior Your Home, explains. The most common reasons to keep the existing building and renovate are: If it has architectural

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