Category Archives: Outdoor Spaces

Is 3 is the magic number? Ha, no! Let me tell you, it’s No 8. Especially since I went and upscaled my curb appeal with a fan-dabbie-dosie GIAGANTIC house number sign in powder coat white steel. Boom! My house is making an impression. Be scared neighbours…be very scared. Why A New House Sign? You’ve already seen […]

Despite hours of DIY work on my garden, it still looks a mess. Maybe it is because I’m a newbie to gardening and am finding my feet? Or maybe it is because I ignore it for weeks on end so the grass is up to my knees? Who knows – either way it soaks up lots of […]

The sash windows at the front of my house never had any ‘curb appeal’. They were battered by Brighton’s sea air, paint was chipping off, they were draughty and leaking, and they had been poorly repaired in places. Time for a makeover! Window experts Ventrolla came round and gave Teddy & I a crash course in sash windows […]

I’d want to share one of my most successful building makeovers in the house: when I swapped a rotten sash window with a beautiful, modern alumium door.  Let me prepare you here – this was no small job (dust! dust! dust!) but the impact is intense.  It’s opened up the back of my house, allowing natural light to flood into a […]

If windows are the eyes of the house, then mine had a serious eye infection! From the moment I bought my house – I was desperate to fix my crummy sash windows. They looked dreadful (cracking and crumbling when you just touch them) but they also were letting in rain water which was causing – […]

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