Windows – the Eyes of a Property

Windows are the eyes of the property and are the most important external feature of a building. Windows alone can absolutely transform any property and as an owner of Victorian home, it is no wonder that I swear by sash windows. Victorian and Georgian buildings are by far the most attractive properties in the UK…

To Shutter or Not to Shutter

Today, we are living through the explosion of plantation shutters and every other house you drive past is likely to have them. They are becoming increasingly popular and taking over our most common forms of window treatments; curtains and blinds. I am a huge fan and have had them installed in to many projects. But…

The Typical ‘Side Return Extension’

The side return extension is one of the most common domestic building projects in the UK and in the Spring of 2015, we did just that to transform our 1899 Victorian Terrace in Surrey. The millions of terraced and semi-detached houses that define so much of our urban landscape are ripe for this addition. But…