The cladding crisis: how can construction take control?

The cladding crisis: how can construction take control?

We have recently passed the four-year anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, and yet the cladding crisis that was born from its aftermath rages on. It’s for this reason that End Our Cladding Scandal (EOCS) staged their Leaseholders Together Rally on September 16th, 2021, to bring awareness of this ongoing issue to the Government.

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We are going to an exhibition!

We are going to an exhibition!

Exhibitions are back with a bang and we are more than happy about it! Despite Britain’s construction sector having its sharpest pick-up in activity since 2014, lockdown restrictions have prevented us from attending any in-person events over the latest 18 months. But...

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How 2021 signals the resilience of the building industry

How 2021 signals the resilience of the building industry

With a dip in the level of construction projects being carried out in early 2021, building contractors and other professionals in the construction industry have admittedly faced some new challenges. But there’s still reason to be positive – here’s why.

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IS YOUR COVID CHRISTMAS BUBBLE TOO COSY FOR COMFORT?

IS YOUR COVID CHRISTMAS BUBBLE TOO COSY FOR COMFORT?

Even restricted to a Christmas bubble of three households, the festive season is still a period when we ask more of our house than at any other time of the year. Christmas and house frustrations go hand in hand like crackers and bad jokes. We’ve got solutions to fix them.

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CALL US, WE ARE STILL WORKING

CALL US, WE ARE STILL WORKING

So, we have now become very familiar with our homes and gardens and are noticing things that we would never have invaded our head space pre Covid. Like many other homeowners you may be racking up a mental list of snags and wants in indelible…

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How could you benefit from the New Green Deal?

How could you benefit from the New Green Deal?

As part of the plan to both kick start our economy and catapult us towards our upgraded carbon neutral world, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has outlined plans for his Green Homes Grant scheme. As we understand £2 Billion has been allocated for eco…

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LOFT CONVERSIONS PART 2 – Bathrooms

LOFT CONVERSIONS PART 2 – Bathrooms

The ultimate 3D puzzle! Possibly the most challenging interior design puzzle, ever invented. We have to blend a floor layout, with sections (probably angled) and then get services in and out (often more of a challenge out than in) and ventilate the space. Once you have done this you need to do the final check, which is the door openings (shower door too). Just because it fits, don’t presume you can open doors. Check, check and check again.

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2020 THE YEAR OF THE HOME OFFICE

2020 THE YEAR OF THE HOME OFFICE

What strange times we are now living in. A year ago the idea of queuing outside grocery shops and getting excited about finding flour would have seemed rather Russian Revolution but here we are and boy is it a different world. One significant change that we have noticed is the change in working habits. Goodbye 7 am commute (so 2019) from Tunbridge Wells and hello home office.

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