Garden Furniture

Hanging seeds for birds

Posted on March 29, 2015 at 6:43 pm

A good garden requires three key elements to make it a success; the first is great foliage. You need intelligently places plants, good colour combinations and well trimmed bushes to keep the garden looking tidy and fresh. The second thing you need is a hint of the man made; something to let your guests know that you didn’t just let this thing grow on its own. You had a direct influence in making this garden happen, and you have something to prove it. The final thing you need is wildlife. But it’s easier said than done; animals are creatures of habit and getting them to come to your garden isn’t easy, but there are things you can do.
Something as simple as putting up hanging seed dispensers can be enough to get the first steps of wildlife in your garden. It starts slow, but surely enough birds will start frequenting your garden on a daily basis. After a while trust begins to build up and some are even less intimidated by human presence. Before you know it bird song will greet you, squirrels will scamper up your fences and your garden will be complete.

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Add Quality with Beautiful Oak Beams

Posted on February 18, 2015 at 10:14 am

Kiln dried oak beams exude a traditional, classic look and can work with various other types of materials. For instance, you can use these types of oak beams to decorate your home in a traditional way or mix it with décor made of metal for a more modern feel. Oak wood tends to look better with age, and you will love the fact that with just one primary purchase, you have wood beams that will be sure to stand the stand the test of time. The durability and strength of this wood variety is well known and you can be sure that no matter what you use the beams for, they will last for years without diminishing in strength.


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Rustic Wooden Furniture

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 10:19 am

A rustic theme in your garden can really compliment a traditional property, and you don’t necessarily have to opt for smooth wooden tables and chairs. A handmade rustic character bench, with knots and splits can posses heaps more personality than a basic bench put together by a machine.

Using old rustic furniture can be a nice touch, and some people collect tired wooden boards and transform them into something beautiful. The rustic garden look is an ‘in’ thing right now, and the furniture can really blend in with the surrounding if your garden includes established shrubs, trees and hedges.

The rustic garden is not for everyone, but it’s certainly growing in popularity, and you don’t have to spend an awful amount of money to get this desirable look. It’s usually a case of bargain hu8ntings, and using old materials to create something new, rustic and interesting.

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How To Go About Acquiring The Ideal Bespoke Garage Doors

Posted on June 19, 2014 at 5:32 pm

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that bespoke garage doors in the UK have come of age. A few years ago, having a custom-made garage door was a bit challenging. It required some substantial knowledge and also time involvement. However, this is no longer the situation nowadays. Finding the right customised door is as simple as coming up with the desired specifications, going online and sending them to a dealer or manufacturer. On paper it might seem pretty straightforward. But in real sense it’s not. The following guidelines will afford you a descent garage door:

Know Your Taste

The main idea of going for a personalised door to the garage is to match individual desires. Basically, all the wishes you’ve ever wished to have in a door will be taken care of. The specifications will comprise of the size, design, colour, user-friendliness, current trends, and much more. Usually, the custom-made door will cost more than a normal door in the same category. Therefore, it is necessary to have all your specifications in place before approaching a manufacturer or distributor.

 Latest Trends

Made-to-order garage doors have a unique appeal. Due to this, they will be said to possess a personal touch. But, the final design will always keep on changing from time to time. The main influence is usually the trends in the market. A design or material that was appealing a few months back may suddenly appear obsolete and no longer eye catching. Having an idea on the current drifts helps in coming up with a design that will still remain alluring for a long time.

 Compare Quotes

Creating a personalised door takes more time and energy compared to the ordinary door. Also, the cost will normally be higher. This may come about because of sourcing for special material, trying to match the tiniest detail and also rushing an order to meet a deadline. However, a person searching for the appropriate bespoke garage doors may find it wise to compare various online quotes. Some proficient companies may offer top notch product at a very convenient price.

 Trustworthy Manufacturer

Unlike a common garage door, a tailor-made one cannot be changed or replaced easily. This is because its symbolic value may be more valuable than the monetary value. Making a mistake during production will most certainly undermine the intended effect. The only way to minimise this from happening is through contracting highly regarded companies. Most will offer a written guarantee on the door and also workmanship.

The days whereby the garage was treated as a basic part of the house are long gone. In fact, the modern garage has taken over new roles. Traditionally, it used to be the storage point for the motor vehicle and the tools. These days, it also serves as a workshop or even the place where a person comes to unwind. With space around the home becoming limited, the garage is also being constructed nearer to the road or at the front yard. By installing bespoke garage doors, the garage becomes more functional and also visually appealing.




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Getting the Ideal Terrace Covers

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 11:55 am

Terrace covers can be seen as an extension of a building and they’re ideal for commercial and residential properties.’ They are used to offer protection from the sun and rain where clients can sit, relax and have a good time when they do not want to go inside the building. There are numerous options available in the market where you can get one fixed or temporary ones. When going to shop for the covers, there are certain things that need to be at the back of your mind such as:


One of the most important things that should be at the back of your mind is the size of the covers. It is important to get the perfect fit for the establishment where it will be used. If you are not too sure about the size, it is better to measure it so that you do not end up with something that is too big or too small. It is however better to get something bigger as it can always be custom made to fit the location where it will be used without too many complications to ensures that it looks great on the premise where it is used.


It is also vital to think about quality when shopping for terrace covers. This is because you do not want to get something that will only be used for a short period of time and then lose its luster. Go for a cover that has been made from durable and high quality material so that it can be used for a long time without any problems. This way you will not have to deal with frustrations of having to visit the repair man or back to the store to have it replaced.


To get great value for money, you also have to consider the price of the covers before you settle on the one to purchase. There are a number of companies that offer the products thus it helps to compare the prices to get the one that offers the most affordable rates in the market. You have to be very careful when it comes to this as there are some companies that will entice you with a low rate but you end up paying more due to numerous surprise costs that you did not know about. Ask the company if they are going to charge you for installation so that you can know everything that you will be paying for at the end of the day.


The terrace covers also come in different designs allowing you to choose the one that you like best. This is usually a matter of preference where you can pick the one you feel will look great on the premise where it will be used. They are also available in different colors where you can choose the corporate colors you are working with or any others that you are interested in. Keep in mind that this can also be used as a form of advertising where you can put your brand name here so that more people can get to know about it.

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