Preparing Your Summerhouse For a Rainy Autumn

Preparing Your Summerhouse For a Rainy Autumn
Autumn is often the time when we sit in the summer house and hear the rain splattering or drizzling onto the roof. Nobody really loves rain, but every gardener will know its value for nature. Nature will always be much better able to cope with too much water than with too little. Water is the underlying substance of all life on this planet so we should be grateful for every drop of it.  However, .

A Garden Office For a Creativity Boost — Walking to Work Every Morning

Garden Office
Walk to Work Day is over. Have you ever walked to work? Sure it would be nice to be able to walk to work every morning instead of punching your way through heavy traffic, but for most people that remains a dream. Walking or riding a bicycle to office is a good fresh start into the morning, physical activity will wake you up and boost your health and fitness. Fully circulated behind your desk, .

A Garden Room as a Multi-Purpose Home Extension

Garden Room
A room in the garden is a great idea for all who need more space to live, but who would face a lot of time-consuming trouble, costs and administrative duties when extending their main house. Some houses are just simply not built in a way that allows uncomplicated extensions, and others have unfavourable locations for this kind of enterprise, for example squashed into a row of other houses so that there is no usable .

The Nora D Garden Room with Canopy – An Affordable Upgrade for Your Garden

The Nora D Garden Room with Canopy – An Affordable Upgrade for Your Garden
Summer House Nora D with Canopy can be purchased for as little as £2990. This premium quality DIY garden building has many great uses and offers flexible outdoor space. For example, our customer prepared a solid wood decking and our installation team installed the cabin within a day. The cabin is now mostly used as an extra space offering overnight accommodation for his kids and friends coming over for weekends. The BBQ shelter with .

Garden Sheds in The UK – A Wide Variety of Types And Sizes to Choose From

Garden Sheds in UK
Garden sheds get more and more popular in the UK, and due to their popularity, the assortment has become so rich, that there is probably one for you already out there that exactly fits your requirements. Let’s have a closer look on the basic considerations playing a role in the choice, before jumping to purchasing one. Usage, style and construction materials, size, treatment, location, and – last but not least – your budget will .

Window Sills in The Wooden Log Cabin

Wooden Log Cabin
Most wooden log cabins are offered without external sills. The reason is of course that the wall thicknesses usually are about the same than the thickness of the window frame. So external sills are not needed to protect the wall beneath the window against rain, like in buildings with thicker walls. Another thing is when you have a wooden log cabin made of really thick round logs, of course. So, for most wooden log .

What are the most popular base types for garden buildings?

How to prepare a Pedestal Foundation?
A level, firm and stable foundation is one of the most important stages, if not the most important stage and starting point for building a summer house, shed or any other garden building. A good base ensures stability of the cabin, smooth assembly, longevity and a good look. A poor and improper base results in the reverse outcome and puts a great pressure on the whole cabin which will lead to a shorter life span and .

Contemporary Garden Offices – A New And Growing Trend For Homeowners

Contemporary Garden Offices
The growing trend for contemporary garden offices is linked to the growing trend to self-employment in the UK. This number has reached 2.5 million workers recently and continues to grow. The internet has changed the way we work. Electronic connections enable networking in companies as well as in between different businesses. If nearly all communication during a working day is via new media be it at the computer workstation or via smartphone, then it .

Wooden Summer House – How to Build One For Yourself

Wooden Summer House
A wooden summer house can add a lot not only to your garden, but also to your lifestyle as a whole. It will be open to a wide variety of uses according to your present needs and preferences, and it will also be there in the future and you can count it in as a valuable asset for future evolutions of your interests, hobbies and personal style. So, would it be possible to build a wooden .

A Summer House With Shed – The Perfect Solution to All Needs

Summer House with Shed
Before somebody invented the first summer house with shed, the simple summerhouse often had to serve many purposes: As a garden room it was an expansion of the living space of the main house and as a storage shed it had to take gardening tools, bikes, garden furniture, toys, old furniture from the house and many more things. So it was always a little cramped in the summer house and somehow the stored things .

Contemporary Garden Rooms – Modern Looks And Affordable Prices

Contemporary Garden Rooms
Contemporary garden rooms are becoming a more and more popular choice in the UK to expand the room of the main house for a large variety of purposes from a garden office to a comfortable garden lounge or a sauna, a fitness room or just simply a place you can fully make your own without having to care about styles or rules in the main house. As a result of the increased demand manufacturers .

The Right Flooring for Your Garden Shed in the UK – Options And Considerations – Part II

Garden Shed
In the first part we have covered the pros and cons of having a wooden floor in the garden shed and given some tips and information about preparations of the ground and how to construct the underfloor. In this part we will look at different options for flooring and how usage and flooring go together in a garden shed. Of course the usage you have set aside for your garden shed is the determining .

The Right Flooring for Your Garden Shed in the UK – Options And Considerations – Part I

Garden Shed
If you want to buy a shed, a summer house or a garden shed in the UK, you will often have the choice to decide between a shed with a wooden floor and sheds offered without a floor. You could spare some money, if you decide for the option without floor. because the materials for the floor are among the more expensive ones. The bearers are often boiler-pressure impregnated by the manufacturers because they .

The 10 Most Important Advantages of Garden Houses – Part II

Garden Houses Part II
In the first part we spoke about the different types of usage for a garden log cabin, the environmental friendliness of timber as a building material and how it reduces the carbon footprint, that it is processed nearby the place where it is harvested, the selection of garden log cabins on the Internet, as well as the advantages that you can get when you develop a garden log cabin into a living space that .