Using a Garden Outbuilding as an Office

By |2021-05-26T10:43:17+00:00May 7, 2008|Outdoor Buildings|

With the advent of telecommuting and broadband connectivity, a home office has become a part of the working lives of a growing number of people – and not just the self-employed or artists. While the spare room is one option, using an outbuilding in the garden is an alternative which [...]

Planning Access and Services for Your Outdoor Building

By |2021-05-26T10:43:18+00:00February 21, 2008|Outdoor Buildings|

Although thinking about paths and power supplies may seem a little dull after the excitement of choosing your new building and deciding where you plan to site it, they have a very large influence on the overall success of the whole project. Planning for these key factors is essential from [...]

Greenhouses, Conservatories and Sunhouses

By |2021-05-26T10:43:20+00:00February 13, 2008|Outdoor Buildings|

Greenhouses, conservatories and sunhouses in many ways are close relatives and although each has its own particular forte and no one can entirely substitute for any other, there is a large area of overlap. While for a large garden it may be possible to enjoy the luxury of all three, [...]

Garden Sheds and Summerhouses

By |2021-05-26T10:43:20+00:00February 13, 2008|Outdoor Buildings|

Of all the garden outbuildings, the shed remains one of the most popular and frequently erected. Whether used as a simple store for garden equipment, as a true potting shed or as a multi-functional space acting as combined tool storage, workshop and general household overspill, a shed is always a [...]

Erecting an Outdoor Building

By |2021-05-26T10:43:20+00:00February 13, 2008|Outdoor Buildings|

Many kinds of garden buildings are widely available for self-assembly, bringing the opportunity to save a little money by erecting one for yourself. Although the prospect can sometimes seem a little daunting, especially if you have never put one up before, the instructions from most manufacturers are very clear, which [...]

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