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Is open plan living a good idea?

Whether you are considering making changes to your home or want to design your own new-build, open plan living might be in your plans. If you are planning a self-build house, then it is a fairly straight forward process because you have a blank canvas. But what if opening up your current home is part […]

All the facts about garden offices and pods

Working from home is on the increase due to the coronavirus pandemic and garden offices could the answer to your space problems. With employees working from home more often in the future, not having a proper workspace could be causing health problems. As well as physical pain from sitting on sofas or at kitchen tables […]

Building a home gym

Home gyms are a great idea – especially if you’re not happy sharing an enclosed space with others at the moment with coronavirus still an issue. But how easy is it to create a home gym? If you have a basement (as many people do in Newcastle and Gateshead’s large terraces) then it is the […]

Choosing an architect for your project

Choosing an architect for your project   Building a new house or an extension requires help from a range of experts: from architects and structural engineers to the builder. If the idea of searching for the right professionals seems daunting, let us help you. Over the next few weeks, we’ll give you the inside story […]

Loft conversions what you need to know

Loft conversions: what you need to know   Loft conversions are a popular solution to add space to your home – and we receive many requests to build them across the North East. As well as adding extra room for a growing family, a Nationwide report states that a loft conversion adds an average of […]

Why you need a professional construction company  

Why you need a professional construction company   Are you searching for construction companies in the North East to help you achieve your dream of a new-build home or stunning extension? You will no doubt find a lot of companies that promise a lot, but how professional are they? Should you scrimp and cut corners […]

Basement Conversion Ideas

Basement conversion ideas   A basement or cellar is perfect for conversion that can become a jaw-dropping space that adds value to your home. There are many ideas that add a stunning new space in your house. Period homes are the most likely to offer the opportunity of a basement conversion. The North East has […]

Is open plan living a good idea?

Is open plan living a good idea?   Whether you are considering making changes to your home or want to design your own new-build, open plan living might be in your plans. If you are planning a self-build house, then it is a fairly straight forward process because you have a blank canvas. But what […]

The stages of building your own home

The stages of building your own house The dream of building your own house may seem nothing more than a fantasy! But if you want a house that meets all your needs it can become reality. Of course, it isn’t just a case of finding a piece of land and ordering materials. There are a […]

Period Home Renovation Tips

Period home renovation tips   Home renovation of any kind can be daunting. But when it comes to period properties it can be more so! Even if you have renovated one or more modern houses, it is a totally different experience when it comes to older buildings. Whether it’s forgetting to check whether it’s a […]