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Bespoke bench

We were asked to design, supply, build and install a bespoke bench seat for a clients dining area. The seat would need to be installed over the existing radiator and be primarily used for their children to sit at whilst eating at the dining table. We consulted with our clients and they liked the idea [...]

By |October 15th, 2016|Domestic, Engineering, Handyman|0 Comments

Cat flap

Our client had recently acquired a new feline friend who had settled in but had no access to the garden. The only door to the garden was a sliding UPVC unit so without replacing the whole double glazed panel we could not fit a cat flap here. Instead there was luckily enough space the brickwork [...]

By |October 15th, 2016|Domestic, Handyman|0 Comments

Kitchen renovation

The owner of this property has decided to put it up for sale and it needed quite a lot to bring it up to a saleable standard. Most notably the kitchen was tired and out-of-date with beech doors, worn paint, old fittings and water damage. We stripped the kitchen down and replaced cupboards with new [...]

By |October 7th, 2016|Domestic, Handyman|0 Comments

Loft Ladder

Our client had an old, small hatch in to their loft area which was difficult to access and restricted what items could be stored in the loft space. The loft had been insulated and lined with boards so was a potentially valuable space. We removed the old hatch and the frame and cut the ceiling [...]

By |September 14th, 2016|Domestic, Handyman|0 Comments

Kitchen floor tiling

This student property was undergoing renovation and the kitchen was completely re-fitted. The no-expense-spared Magnet kitchen deserved a quality floor, so we laid 450mm square, 8mm thick ceramic tiles. The poured concrete floor was quite uneven in places but we overcame this with careful planning and skilled handy work. The finished result looked very smart [...]

By |August 30th, 2016|Domestic, Handyman, tiling|0 Comments

Landscaping

The garden had been ignored for nearly a decade and had considerable weed and unwanted vegetation growth. So the plant-life was stripped out and the soil turned. As building work was ongoing in the house and there was no access to the garden other than through the house, the waste was being dumped in the [...]

By |July 29th, 2016|Domestic, gardening, Handyman|0 Comments

Fencing

Our client asked us to replace the aging fence panels with new like-for-like. The existing wooden posts were reinforced and the new panels fitted. We also added wooden post caps and finally gave everything a good coat of Cuprinol rich oak preservative. It is sometimes the simplest things which can transform a garden or space, [...]

By |July 15th, 2016|Domestic, gardening, Handyman|0 Comments

Is it a bird…is it a plane…no it’s a pirate ship!

A local children's play centre commisioned us to create a driveable pirate ship using only an old broken mobility scooter! Of course we jumped at the chance and got stuck in to the project! We overhauled the chassis and electronic systems bringing them back to life with the help of a new pair of huge [...]

By |July 7th, 2016|Domestic, Engineering, Handyman, Vehicle|0 Comments

Decking

The client commissioned us to design and construct a large decked area in their back garden. There had always been a large slabbed area which was not attractive but did serve them well. So the decision was made to build a raised deck on top of the slabs with an almost seamless transition through their [...]

By |June 25th, 2016|decking, Domestic, Handyman|0 Comments

Pergola…or Acropolis?

We are currently working on this project...a huge 5m x 4m pergola which will feature a dwarf wall made from reclaimed bricks, raised patio area slabbed in limestone and landscaped surrounding area. The pergola will also act as an escape route for the first floor french doors! Watch this space for updates and new pics [...]

By |June 23rd, 2016|Domestic, Handyman|0 Comments