garden buildings

Laws surrounding building in your own garden

garden building

Whether it’s a log cabin or a dream summer house, getting started on building in your garden is an exciting time. But the last thing you want is a letter through your door telling you that your lovely new fixture isn’t allowed! So, before you set off, take a moment to get familiar with these

The perfect garden buildings to consider this summer

garden building

Summer is around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about how to make your garden the perfect place to relax and unwind. Wanting to upgrade your garden building or thinking about having one installed? It can be a tricky landscape to navigate with new designs popping up all over the place, so to

How to build a DIY summer house

summerhouse

Adding a summer house to your garden is the perfect way to make use of that extra garden space in a way that can be adapted for loads of different purposes.  Whether you want a home office, somewhere to sit and relax, a guest room or just some attractive garden storage, you can get the

How and how not to build a concrete base

concrete base

If you are thinking about building a new building in your garden – whether it’s a shed, a home office or a conservatory – you need to first understand the base. Before you can think about the building itself, you need to add foundations. The base needs to be the same size as the building

The benefits of a garden room

garden room

There’s no denying that we enjoy spending time with loved ones, but there comes a time when we need a break. Unfortunately, not having the space available means that we can find it difficult to spend some time on our own. Even if there is a room available to retire to, there could still be

How to transform your garden shed into a home office

office shed

Why would you want to transform your garden shed into a home office? Just think of this: no having to leave the house at the crack of dawn; no standing at a dingy bus stop in the pouring rain; no cramming on to public transport with disgruntled commuters; no more using up all your precious

The pros and cons of log cabin buying

log cabin

Log cabins are rightfully associated with a cozy look and feel, and most importantly, they date back to our pioneer days. Nowadays, log cabins are modernized with the amenities you need while providing stunning and picturesque mountain, valley or lakefront views. If you hope to get away from the bustle of daily life and reflect

How to choose your dream shed

shed

When you imagine your dream shed, you will generally think about one of the traditional and rustic wooden ones.  This is due to the fact that wood has been the material of choice for sheds as it provides traditional good looks, durability and can be painted with treatments to stand out more or blend into

Five essential components of an outdoor game room

games room

Written by Shawna Newman for KICK Foosball. If you own a home with ample outdoor space, you’ve probably considered a multitude of possibilities. You could put in a swimming pool, a garden, a swing set for the kids, a gazebo. Your outdoor space is some of the most versatile that you have, and it can

The advantages of a garden office

garden office

There are many reasons to get yourself a garden office. Not only will it increase your productivity, it has some practical benefits, too. Skip The Daily Commute Commuting everyday is a hassle, and even costs you money. When your workplace is in your backyard, you can get there in a few seconds, saving an enormous