Lath and Fascias

On a recent home consultation we were advising our client of the various ways of spanning a 4 metre recess in their drawing room. Client had recently removed the fussy pelmets they had inherited when they had bought the property – a stunning mansion nestled in the Northamptonshire countryside, and they were keen to replace them ...

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Blind cord safety

The tragic news broke a couple of weeks back that another toddler has died after becoming entangled in a blind cord – and the fact that it happened to the child of a Norwegian shipping and oil tycoon seems to make the story resonate even stronger. This sort of accident strikes indiscriminately – regardless of wealth or ...

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Blackout roman blinds – a pragmatic solution for your child’s bedroom

So here’s the thing. You’re moving your little one into their new bedroom. The nights are shortening and so will your lie-ins, if you don’t come up with a solution for their window that keeps their bedroom dark in the morning. Curtains would always be the first solution where you’re looking for bedroom blackout. But ...

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Roman blinds for square bay windows – plan carefully for a stunning result

Roman blinds in square bay windows are a tricky proposition. The most obvious problem is that the folds of the side blinds will, without careful positioning, clash with those of the central blind when fully raised – and if you leave a gap between the blinds to counteract this, the chances are there will be ...

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When shutters don’t give you bedroom blackout

Shutters are a great option for a contemporary space where you’re striving for that uncluttered look, or for tricky arched windows – and the way their blades can be tilted makes them in many ways more versatile than more traditional window treatments such as curtains or blinds. But this versatility can also present a problem. ...

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