• How to Spring Clean Your Conservatory

    • Posted on: 20 April 2016
    • By: admin

    Spring has definitely sprung here in the UK – leaves are beginning to bud, early flowers are in bloom, the birds are singing and the bees are buzzing.  If you’re lucky enough to have a conservatory, then now’s the time to get it ready to make the most of your extra space.  Start by moving everything out of the conservatory and giving it a thorough spring clean from top to bottom.  Here’s a checklist of the main tasks involved:

  • All You Need to Know About Bargeboards

    • Posted on: 18 April 2016
    • By: admin

    The term “bargeboard” is probably derived from the Medieval Latin bargus or barcus, meaning a scaffold, rather from the obsolete synonym “vergeboard”.  Bargeboard is the architectural term for the board that’s fastened onto the projecting gables of a roof to supply them with both strength and protection from the weather.  The bargeboards also help to hide the exposed ends of the horizontal timbers (or purlins) of the roof to which they’re fixed.  Traditional bargeboards were sometimes moulded or carved and the lower edges would often be decorat

  • Things To Consider When Adding A Conservatory

    • Posted on: 14 April 2016
    • By: admin

    Although it may seem like an expensive proposition, there are many benefits to adding a conservatory to your home.   To begin with, you’ll have so much extra space with this additional room and that space can be used in so many different way.  It’s almost as if you’re adding a multi-functional room – it can be used as a dining room, a breakfast room, a playroom, a home office, a garden room or an extra living/sitting room.  You’ll also be streaming more light into your home, an especially important consideration here in the UK where it often feels gloomy no matter what time of year it is.