It’s not just the interior of your home that shows off your personality, the outdoors can too, and it’s the perfect place to do so.
The garden is one of the first areas of your home passers-by and visitors will see, so it’s the perfect location to accumulate your endless stream of ideas for decorating or designing a space how you want. Continue reading
Your patio can be a hub of relaxation, especially if you find the perfect lighting to completely transform your outdoor space. However, with the various kinds of lighting on offer, whittling down the choice can be difficult.
There are many benefits to having a patio, and they are an asset to any home. From a superb space to have a summer barbecue, to a beautiful place to sip mulled wine and pull a Christmas cracker, it really is a spot to be enjoyed all year round.
House extensions have been popular for many years, and there are numerous reasons why individuals decide to extend their property; it could be they want a change, or more space is needed for family life. At Heritage Builders, we have been providing extension builders for 35 years, ensuring our customers are happy with the outcome.
There are several benefits a house extension brings to family life, here we have compiled a list of what they can bring. Continue reading
The garage: where we keep our car and store other items. However, these aren’t the only benefits of adding a garage onto your property.
Garages are a great addition to any property and, whether you have space for a detached or a built-in garage, here at Heritage Builders, we believe that it can be a huge return on investment.
Developing your own property can open up new opportunities for you in the future as home improvements are one of the ways to increase the value of your house without relying entirely on the whims of the market or the changing fashions of location. UK households spend nearly £30 billion a year on home improvements, according to the Office of National Statistics (2015). It is worth doing your research into which will do the most to increase the value of your home because some improvements are better than others. It is important to consider limitations such as the ceiling value which is determined by the street you are on. Check that first, as it may affect the return you will get on your investment.
The practice of carrying out activities without depleting resources unnecessarily or via harmful practices, the concept of a sustainable building can be a very broad term to cover. Basically, it is fulfilling present needs without having a negative and long-lasting effect on the future.
In construction, health and safety must be considered at all times and in every aspect of every process. As an area prone to hazards and accidents due to tools, machinery, and other materials, it’s necessary to have a thorough health and safety guide put in place.
Many accidents happen due to the standards of health and safety not being followed, which is why there are strict regulations and legislation. Applying to all businesses, health and safety are particularly important for the construction industry due to the materials and tools utilised.
In our modern society, people don’t allow businesses to ignore health and safety obligations, particularly in industries that are more susceptible to incidents and illnesses.
Some people believe that they can do things by themselves, however, this isn’t always the case. Sometimes, it’s better to have a more skilled individual doing the job for you.
A known example of this would be if someone was to install a new wall in the garden but then they struggled half way through. We at Heritage Builders know what it takes to construct a high quality wall, so we’ve listed a few skills that you will need to get the job done.
Quality materials are essential for quality results; hand in hand with quality control, quality materials provide a sturdy and durable construction. As an investment, quality building materials work in conjunction with other aspects of a building. When constructing walls, high-quality materials provide the ideal environment for insulation, electrical components, and plumbing.
Deciding on installing a patio in your garden may seem like a straightforward decision to make, but it’s important that you’re considering some aspects before you jump straight into having one built.
Unbeknown to some, there are actually some aspects that you need to think about during the design phase of your patio project in order to make it a success. After all, we want to make sure that you’re ending up with a feature that will benefit you in the ways in which you are expecting.