Property

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Another Brick in the Wall

Brick can be one of the most durable building materials. Not infrequently, however, poor repairs, a lack of maintenance and inappropriate alterations lead to trouble.

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Roof Lanterns

If there’s one thing guaranteed to lift the spirits, it’s a bright sunny day. In winter, a short burst of sunshine can give an immense boost to the flagging human system after a period of gloom – and who doesn’t look forward to longer, lighter days?

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Hearts of Oak

With its impressive green credentials, as well as its longevity and versatility, oak is the natural choice for many homeowners.

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Bring in the Light

Often referred to as the eyes of a house, windows play a vital role in defining the character of a period property

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A Hidden Gem Uncovered

Adrian wood explains how he painstakingly restored a historical ‘chocolate box’ grade II listed 16th century thatched cottage to provide the perfect 21st living accommodation

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Sweet Success with Chocolate-Box Charm

A few pointers for those looking to breathe life back into a traditional cottage