we buy any house scotland

We Buy Any House Scotland

As we are in the property trade, we get asked very often about the general process of fixing up homes and buying and selling properties. While we don't have all the answers, we do have a good idea of some of the things that it takes when you are buying and selling homes. We have been in a lot of…
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Joinery Through The Ages

From as far back as the 17th century, woodwork has been seen as an important part of a home's construction. In the middle ages the upper classes looked after their woodworks and there were even heavy luxuries which were so finely decorated fromavailable wood, such as massive statues and highly shaped arches . When Henry the Second was Regent, he…
Double Glazing Glasgow

Double Glazing Glasgow: All You Need to Know

Double glazing gets quite a lot of attention, and rightly so, since they are one of the most important factors regarding energy efficiency in the home.  Did you know that the windows in the average house account for between 25-30% of the heat loss in your home?  This is a big chunk, so the more you can do to retain…

Is Traditional Joinery Dying Out?

Joinery as a practise traditionally only involved wood, with no additional screws or fixtures to hold the pieces of wood together. The name joinery comes from the root word ‘join’ hence why the practice refers to the joining of wood together to create more complex shapes and structures. The wood would be cut and shaped so that the joiners were…
Blackout Blinds Glasgow

Blackout Blinds Glasgow Improving Homes

Blackout blinds Glasgow homes are now installing for a very important reason.  Not only can a proper set of blackout blinds improve quality of sleep, but they also provide privacy benefits as well as being a good improvement to any home.  On top of this, there are some moderate insulation properties that blinds inherently carry, so they can help retain…
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Japanese Joinery Taking The World By Storm

Japanese joinery is the traditional Japanese practice of woodworking, and although similar to western carpentry, it is far older and more distinguished. Years before the invention of metal screws, Japanese carpenters made their own amazing and practical wooden joints. This ancient method of joinery was developed alongside Japanese architecture, and it is as beautifully ornate as their buildings. The word…

All You Need To Know About Heat Exchangers

Heat exchangers are systems that can be used to transfer heat energy from different liquids. There are many different forms of heat exchangers from internal combustion engines to radiators and much more. Why Are Heat Exchangers Important? Heat exchangers are important due to their unique functions and they are required across the world for a wide variety of different applications…

Modern Challenges Facing Joiners And Carpenters

Within the society we live in today there are a wide range of issues that face both joiners and carpenters when they are trying to earn a living from their profession. In this article we will examine what these main issues are and how they can be overcome. Lack Of Knowledge And Awareness From The Public One of the biggest…

Workbenches For Garage Guide

Workbenches for garage property can make a significant difference to the inside of the garage and assist you in organising different tools and trinkets inside the garage. Through this guide we will look at the benefits of workbenches for garages. What Is A Work Bench? A workbench is a table that is modified for heavy duty application and can be…

Is Wood Craft Still Popular In The 21st Century?

A question that is sometimes thrown about within the construction industry is whether wood craft and traditional crafts are still popular within the 21st century. In short there is no simple answer to this but there are a number of contributing factors that all contribute to how popular wood craft is. A Dying Art? One major factor that is affecting…