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Let's face it, you wouldn't relish an evening cooped up in a concrete building? But our faithful companion be it dog, cat or rabbit does require protection from harsh weather conditions so let's make things as comfortable as possible.
A Buyer's Guide to Greenhouses
The UK marketplace offers a wealth of variety in design, material of construction and glazing of the domestic greenhouse. To avoid poor performance of your greenhouse some of the following rules are recommended.
Beat the Credit Crunch - Buy a Concrete Garage
In the UK, home owners have seen the value of their home slashed and indicators suggest that the trend will continue. However, recent surveys indicate that you may beat the credit crunch if you invest in your home.
Concrete Garages - Buyers Guide Part 2
Garden Centres - the Home of Garden Buildings? Historically the garden centre was the place to locate your garden building or concrete garage but soaring rents, reduced foot traffic and the desire of the garden centre to offer these products directly drove the independent reseller away. Land acquisition further saw the demise of the traditional garden centre in lieu of residential property development.
A Concrete Garage Doesn't Have to Be Boring
30 years ago when searching for a concrete garage, it was very hard to distinguish one drab plain concrete wall from another. The limitations in the technology up to that time allowed only a concrete slab (post and pillar) construction and the roof was almost always of corrugated asbestos.
Will My Concrete Base Be Suitable For a Concrete Sectional Garage Replacement?
What about access to the site? Will planning permission be required? All common questions levied by prospective customer's interest in replacing or the addition of a concrete sectional garage to their home.
Buy a New Concrete Garage - Unravelling Options and Accessories
It is often overwhelming, the vast amount of accessories and options available to you when purchasing your concrete sectional garage, shed or workshop. Fortunately some manufacturers through experience offer pre-bundled and discounted garage price packages which include many of the popular accessories commonly specified such as maintenance free PVC fascias and windows, brick front pillars, guttering, and decorative roofing options. On the other hand, no two concrete garages have to be alike due to the array of items on offer.
Concrete Garages Accommodating Your 4WD Vehicle
Coupled with the increasing popularity of the 4WD leisure vehicle comes a demand for increased size and height of replacement concrete sectional garages. Typically a prefabricated building is 6ft6in (1.98m) to eaves which provides actual under-door clearances in the region of 6ft1in...
Commercial Industrial Prefabricated Concrete Sectional Buildings
Whether you are a local authority procurement officer, a school, scout group, or if you run a small to medium sized enterprise there is often a building space solution available utilising concrete sectional technology. The construction of these buildings is similar to concrete sectional garages since the same panels are utilised to create the lower exterior of the building; Plastisol coated box profile steel sheeting is then used to 'build-up' to the required height and also used to roof the building. Often the client can specify this sheeting in one of 10 popular colours to match ...
Concrete Garages Manufactured in Yorkshire - 'The Yorkies'
Quick scans of Google for concrete garages with very quickly reveal that there exists only a handful of concrete garage manufacturers, a majority of which spring from Yorkshire. Why is Yorkshire the home of concrete sectional garages? Well, the origins of at least two of the larger manufacturers of prefabricated buildings can be traced back to one original company. Other companies have simply taken advantage of the lower running costs attributed to land, labour and materials found in Yorkshire.
Removal of Asbestos Garages Or Corrugated Asbestos Roofing Sheets
There is a common misconception that only a licensed removal agency or local authority can remove your tired asbestos garage. If you are contemplating replacement of your present prefabricated garage then it is very likely that this building contains asbestos cement or Chrysotile ('white asbestos'). Asbestos cement normally contains from about 5% of white asbestos by weight.
Handy Tips and Hints to Convert Your Concrete Sectional Garage to an Office Or Workshop
I am often asked by my customers as to how they go about either partitioning their concrete garage to create extra 'living space' or how they may internally line their building in order to heighten the insulation properties or lessen the potential for condensation. When buying new, those more adaptable brands and manufacturers of concrete sectional buildings may offer you a concrete wall internal partition. This is a handy addition if you have ever considered separating your lathe or washer/dryer from your precious car.
Advisory Notes on Planning Permission When Considering the Addition of a Concrete Sectional Garage
It is a common misconception that Planning Permission is not necessary for concrete buildings sectional and portable i.e. concrete garages, sheds and greenhouses. This simply isn't true. Read on...
Concrete Garages - A Buyer's Guide to Concrete Sectional Garages and Workshops
A garage is an integral part of your property, it adorns the side of your property and its presence perhaps sets your property apart from your immediate neighbours. If it's an eyesore it may diminish the value of your property whilst an independent survey by a leading Building Society has shown that your investment and more can be recouped with the addition of a new garage.