Island Kitchens

Island Kitchens

  Island Kitchens – The Latest Trend in Kitchens There are trends that come and go in Kitchens, we can certainly look back at some of the interior designs trends with a wry smile when we think of 70s wallpaper, but the latest trend has established itself well...
The Pitfalls of Planning Permission

The Pitfalls of Planning Permission

The Pitfalls of Planning Permission  When arranging a big renovation, build or restoration you need to consider one very important aspect before you get started, planning permission. Even if you have a huge budget and all the time in the world that won’t matter if you...
How Important is Price?

How Important is Price?

How Important is Price? When you are planning building, renovation or restoration work, budget is a big factor, there’s no escaping that fact. But what else do you need to consider when you are looking at quotes and talking to prospective companies? We’ve put together...
To Move or Extend?

To Move or Extend?

To Move or Extend? You are happy in your house but maybe you’ve had some children and the space seems to be running out…an extra space to play or another bedroom would be perfect. You start to look into buying a new house but moving is costly, you look into an...
Builders Charging VAT

Builders Charging VAT

When Does My Builder Need to Charge VAT? The basic rule about paying VAT for a company is based on their turnover, so if a business turnover is in excess of £85,000 they need to be registered for VAT and will charge it on their goods and services. The current rate for...