How the garden space has changed over the years

British gardens have been shrinking since the 1920s, and although it’s not clearly noticeable, these changes are beginning to be significant. The British home has decreased in size by 50%, and gardens have also depleted from 168 metres squared to 163.2 metres squared between the years 1983 and 2013. Arbor Deck, retailers of specialist composite... Read more »

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Building the Dream – A guide to barn renovations and conversions

This book is aimed at the niche market of building, refurbishing and maybe even extending Barn Properties. Have you ever looked at the myriad barn restorations up and down the countryside and wondered, even for a moment, what it would be like to own and live in one of these illustrious buildings that have been brought back... Read more »

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Environmentally Friendly Construction

What is eco-friendly construction? Year on year, our consumption of oil draws us closer to our peak-capacity, which will become a reality in the next 20 years or so. However, demand continually appears to rise as the global production of oil decreases. In light of this, the construction industry still requires most of its energy... Read more »

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George Clarke’s ‘More Amazing Spaces’

Turning the pages you will almost certainly find some pretty amazing spaces, but those spaces are the result of some fairly amazing stories too. In fact the stories are largely the driving forces behind the projects in almost every case.   A general lack of time has generally meant the TV series have eluded me. So,... Read more »

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Top 5 Practical Waste-Saving Tips for Your Construction Site

With mounting construction and waste costs, you can help to safeguard your profit margins against the plummeting pound; adopt our waste-saving tips today with the help of Reconomy, waste specialists who offer mini skip hire services. Even though Brexit has been dominating the media, the courts and parliament – the value of sterling has been... Read more »

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Choosing an Oil Boiler

Despite the rise in availability of mains gas and other energy options over recent years, oil remains one of the most popular fuels for domestic heating. Your boiler is one of those appliances that you only ever think about when it goes wrong – which it usually chooses to do at the most inconvenient moment,... Read more »

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