shaker kitchen
Choosing the right oven

Compact ovens, slow cookers, and microwaves all have a place in the kitchen, but when you need more oven space, many people turn toa different appliance: the roaster oven. A large modern oven can cook a dinner party roast or roast an entire Christmas turkey. Whencooking space is limited, a good roaster enables chefs to […]

house extension
What is the difference between a construction permit and a building permit?

When we spoke with our clients, we discovered that many individuals conflate planning approval with building control, believing that theyare the same thing. I’ll explain what each of them is and when they’re needed in this short essay. The terms “planning approval” and “building control” are not interchangeable. The distinctions are sometimes muddled in people’sperceptions, […]