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Adding a porch to your house: a guide to the most common porch types

One of the easiest ways to add some extra living space, as well as to change the appearance of your property, is to add a porch to your house. When it comes to choosing the right porch, it’s important to pay attention not only to the style and design but also the functionality. In terms of style and design, the main principle is to choose a model that blends in yet enhances the rest of the house. However, when it comes to choosing the right type of the porch, it’s important to consider the features and functionality you are looking for, namely, are you looking for a fully enclosed porch or a partially enclosed porch. Do you want to learn more about the most common porch types? Read our guide and find the most suitable porch for your house!

Fully enclosed porches

A fully enclosed porch or a screened-in porch is the perfect choice for those who want to use the extra living space all year round. Depending on the design, a fully enclosed porch can be fitted with either timber or glass sliding walls. A fully closed structure like this provides the maximum protection for the weather conditions as well as stop the heat from escaping the house. Moreover, if you opt for a model with glass sliding walls, you will get more natural lighting into the room, as well as a panoramic view of your garden.

Partially enclosed porches

If you’re not looking for a porch to use as a dining room or a lounge area all year round, yet you want to get the maximum protection from the wind and rain, consider a partially enclosed porch. You will be surprised how much extra outdoor living space a partly enclosed timber structure provides! A partially enclosed porch with one or more enclosed sides creates the perfect shelter, providing lots of natural lighting and fresh air.

Lean-to verandas

Do you want to spruce up your house and garden by adding a bountiful yet functional extension? A lean-to veranda can completely change the look of your home and garden, adding a more sophisticated feel if you opt for a model with balustrades and an apex roof, for example. A lean-to veranda is an ideal spot to enjoy warm summer days. Moreover, even though a lean-to veranda is an open-air structure, it serves as a great shelter from the rain, wind, and sun.

Which type of porch do you prefer? If you’re looking for a porch to add to your house, discover our range at!


Keep your garage organised – how to maintain a neat and clean garage

Do you hate dealing with a messy garage? Is your garage large enough to store bicycles, garden furniture, and even a lawnmower, but somehow there is never any storage space left? Clutter is usually the biggest issue in terms of maintaining a garage neat and tidy. Decluttering and organising a garage full of unnecessary things, accumulated for years, can be a real challenge. If you are ready to challenge yourself and get rid of all the things that only make a mess, keep reading this article to find out how to keep your garage organised and obtain more storage space.

Spacious garage cabinets

To have a neat and clean garage, you definitely need to start with the big clean-out. When you are done with that, you can start organising!

If you want to store a lot of things in your garage, including bulky garden furniture and bicycles, as well as small garden tools, it is important to find a place for every one of them. For the bulky things, you will need a free floor space, therefore install garage cabinets for all the tools, boxes and cords, for example. When choosing the right garage cabinets, remember to buy both small and tall storage cabinets for the small items and the larger tools as well. This way you will maintain your garage space organised and clean. Moreover, you will always know where to find the exact tool you are looking for.

A garage wall organiser

To open up the floor space even more, so you can easily park your car and store a lawnmower, you have to get the most out of wall space. One of the best and easiest solutions is to install a garage wall storage panel.

Can’t find room for your bike in your garage? Garage wall storage panels are great for tools, but to save the floor space, you can use the wall storage systems for storing your bicycles as well. With an indoor bike storage hook or a ceiling storage rack, your bike will always be safely and neatly stored.

A timber garage is a diverse timber structure. You can both park your car there and store all of your belongings. If you are struggling to maintain your garage clean and organised, equip it with a garage storage system. If you are still looking for the perfect timber garage, discover the range of highest quality garages at


Get inspired by the latest garden furniture trends and set up a lounge area in your gazebo!

When the sun is shining and the temperature is rising, your garden is the best place where to be. However, to spend a pleasant sunny day outdoors, you need to find a solution for creating a shade, to protect your family from the sun, especially the kids and the elderly. Would you like to set up a shaded lounge area in a gazebo where you can relax while enjoying your garden? Need help with modern decorating ideas? Keep reading to find out more about the top garden furniture trends you can use for setting up a lounge!

  1. An 8-seater

Summer is the right time to throw an outdoor dinner party or other outdoor events. What is the best way to make everyone feel welcome? You definitely need to have a seat for everyone! Of course, you can always come up with some creative seating options for your party, but you can also follow the latest garden furniture trend – an 8-seater garden furniture set. Whether you want to dine with your family and closest friends or to invite your neighbors over for afternoon tea, a set like this will definitely be useful.

  1. Industrial-style garden furniture

Would you like to give a makeover to your garden? Sometimes you don’t need to change a lot to spruce it up! Moreover, the fastest growing garden trend will allow you to do this at a low cost. Rustic and industrial-style garden furniture is a huge trend this season. With just a few industrial style accessories or rustic garden tables and chairs, you can give a totally new look to your outdoor space.

  1. Round shapes

If rustic garden furniture is not quite your style, another trend of this year is rounded shapes – both in garden furniture and garden landscaping. A simple way to induce this trend into your garden is to purchase a round garden table and chairs. If you want to go further, you can even try to redesign your flower beads!

Did you find the inspiration you were looking for? With these garden furniture trends, it is easy to create a modern yet cosy lounge area! If you still haven’t found the right gazebo take a look at the range of luxury gazebos on



The perfect combination – a wooden garage with a carport and a garden house

Do you need more storage space at home? Or maybe you are looking for a place in your garden where to relax after a long day? But you also need to take care of your car? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a single timber structure for all of your needs? If so, a multipurpose garden building is what you are looking for! One of the most popular combinations of the multipurpose garden buildings includes a carport and a garden house added to a wooden garage. With a multipurpose garden building like this, you will get enough space to park your car, store your belongings and even have a place for your hobbies!

Garden house for hobbies or relaxation

If you have a hobby that needs an extra space or you just need a quiet place to concentrate, it is a good idea to expand your living space outside your house. A garden house is great at giving you that extra space you need for pursuing certain hobbies like playing music, painting, knitting, and woodworking. What else is great about having a garden house – you can leave all your equipment or painting tools in the garden house; therefore, you get more free space at home!

In turn, if you don’t have a hobby that requires a separate room, but you are looking for a place in your garden to spend time with your loved ones, use the garden house as an extra living space. Invite your friends for a cup of tea or throw a garden party – it is up to you how you choose to use your outdoor living space!

Garage for storage

A timber garage can serve for different purposes. In a multipurpose garden building with a garage and a carport, you can choose whether to use the garage area for parking your car or for storage! A garage is large enough for garden furniture, bikes, and even a scooter, but, if you need to store a lot more, you can install a garage storage system for your tools or a storage cabinet set for your belongings.

Carport for your car

If the garage area is the space you need for storage, then the carport is the place for your car! Just as good as a garage, the carport will provide the necessary protection for your car. In addition, on daily basis, a carport is definitely easier to use than a garage. No more struggle opening the doors when trying to park your car or rushing in the morning!

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Extend your home into the garden – add a garden building to your house!

Nowadays a garden building – a summer house, a log cabin or a gazebo is placed in almost every garden. Depending on the needs of the inhabitants of the particular household, garden houses can be used in different ways. Some invest in a garden house to set up a guest house or gym, some – to extend their living area for everyday needs, creating a garden office or arranging for extra storage space. Mostly these garden houses are placed in the garden as separate timber structures which require appropriate insulation to serve as a proper living area. But have you ever thought about adding a garden building like a lean-to- veranda or a gazebo with glass sliding walls to your home in order to extend your living space? Read on to find out how to extend your home into the garden!

Functionality of a garden building

A garden building is a great investment for many reasons. Whether you tend to use it as a home office, a playroom for kids or a storage area, it will help you to extend your living space noticeably. The way you are going to use it is totally up to you – all you need to do is to decorate it according to the intended purpose!

Imagine how a garden building could ease up your everyday life if it would be attached to your home – for example, you’ll be able to go to your home office without ever leaving home!

What to consider?

The main thing to consider is whether you choose a closed or a semi-closed wooden structure as the extension to your house. If you choose a semi-closed garden building, like a gazebo, you will be able to fully use it only in the spring and summer. However, if you choose a lean-to veranda with glass sliding walls, it will add an all year round living space to your home.

In the case you are planning to add an extension to your home in the form of a lean-to veranda or a gazebo, you might have to apply for a planning permission. As the planning permission regulation may vary between municipalities, we advise you to contact your municipality, to find out all the details.

Are you ready to extend your living space in your garden? Take a look at the range of garden buildings at and find the perfect match for your house.

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