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Why Hiring An Architect Is More Cost Effective Than You Think

Why Hiring An Architect Is More Cost Effective Than You Think

This post is written in collaboration with Home Improvement Pages

Architecture is something that can impress and inspire us all. You may have looked at a famous structure, such as the Double Helix Bridge in Singapore, and been struck with a sense of awe, but never considered just how important a good architect could be to…Continue Reading

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My Thoughts On Being A Working Mum

My Thoughts On Being A Working Mum

I have nearly always worked, I returned to work when my first was about 3 years old and only took 6 months off with my second. This has meant my kids have always been in childcare, always. There have been times when this was really, really difficult for them and most definitely for me, but…Continue Reading

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My Thoughts On Health & Safety

My Thoughts On Health & Safety

Let me say from the outset, we value health & safety very highly on our Fernbrooke Homes job sites. My thoughts today are a reflection of what we have seen as small business owners, employers and consumers and I have to be honest, I really think some of what I have seen sucks!

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Tiles For Indoors And Outdoors – What Is The Difference?

Tiles For Indoors And Outdoors – What Is The Difference?

This post has been written in collaboration with Lesso Commercial.

Tiles are a popular decorating option. If you have used them to decorate your bathroom, or any other area of your home, you may be thinking of using them in your outside space as well. It’s fine to use tiles outdoors, but you need to…Continue Reading

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Creating A Library At Home

Creating A Library At Home

This post is written in collaboration with Temple and Webster.

One of the most popular rooms in our home with the residents and visitors alike, is our library. In fact this room is a dream of mine come true. We have been thoroughly blessed with such a divine space in which to create a room that…Continue Reading

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Why Does My Builder Want To Know My Budget?

Why Does My Builder Want To Know My Budget?

I am a member of several Facebook groups for people building, designing or decorating their home, and recently followed a thread where a potential client was infuriated that the builder had asked one simple question. This person posed the question to the group, “Why does my builder want to know my budget”? The responses were…Continue Reading

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My Trade Story with Shannon Chalk

My Trade Story with Shannon Chalk

Working in the construction industry has given me the opportunity to meet some amazing women, and also men. In the early days, I didn’t think I would ever find men who would respect my role, but over time that changed, most often with new sub-contractors who we actively found, that matched our work…Continue Reading

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