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The importance of a designated study room for children in the home is often overlooked. Setting up a table in any room, is not conducive to learning and distractions are often abundant. Completing homework in a sleepy bedroom, bustling kitchen or loud living room can be counterintuitive since household items like beds, televisions, phones and toys are present. To adequately set up a designated study, ensure that the space fits your child’s age, personality, and learning requirements. The study room you create for your child is an outward representation of how you regard time for studying, so here are some tips to ensure that your educational doctrine translates into a top notch space for learning.

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You know how your favourite leather jacket can dress up any outfit? Rugged building materials add that same rocker chic to interiors! We can’t pinpoint when the industrial trend started, but the influx of client interest denotes that this trend is here to stay. When bricks, concrete, metal and wood converge, they add effortlessness and edginess to any interior. But incorporating industrial chic into your loft conversion or home extension is not always possible or advisable. Integrating these materials can be problematic due to weight restrictions and planning permissions. Bearing that in mind, we have compiled a list of which elements are yay and which are nay, and a few stylish workarounds that’ll get you the look, without the weight!

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When most homeowners decide to undertake a loft conversion, they become happily overwhelmed with thoughts and ideas concerning possible colour schemes, décor, flooring, furniture options and window shapes and sizes. Heating is rarely on the initial list of things that need to be taken into account, but it really should be because the period in which building work is taking place is a great time to look at your current heating system and consider whether it’s time for an upgrade.

For Fiona and Chris, the heating requirements of their home was a factor from early on in their loft conversion journey because the building company they enlisted to create their new space have a sister company that deals with the heating side of things. Read the rest of this blog post