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3 Home Improvement Ideas That Suit Smaller Homes

1st August 2021

It can be frustrating when you don’t have enough space at home, particularly if no amount of decluttering seems to free up sufficient room.  Many people find themselves in this scenario and it’s no great shock when you factor in that new-build homes in the UK have decreased in size by 20% over the last...

How To Make Any Front Door Insta-Worthy

15th July 2021

Be honest with yourself – you want your home to be the best-looking house on your street, of course you do! To earn that accolade, it is important that your front door looks really impressive, very much like the many thousands of fancy front doors you see on Instagram when you use the hashtags #frontdoor...

3 Steps You Can Take To Entice The Summer Into Your House

21st June 2021

  We don’t get much great weather in this country, so when we do, like we have in recent weeks, it is important that you embrace it. Being outside is obviously the easiest way to soak in the sunshine, but you can bring lots of sun into your living space, and you should look to...

Conservatory Or Orangery - Which Should You Extend Your House With?

10th March 2021

The two main forms of extension we sell at Planet are conservatories and orangeries, and a lot of people don’t realise how the two differ from one another.  In fairness, some conservatory and orangery styles can look very similar, but if you look a little more closely at them, you can usually spot a few...

Home Improvement Projects You Should Avoid Doing So That You Don’t Decrease Its Value

3rd February 2021

One of the things that you might have done these last few weeks to keep yourself occupied is to put together a list of ideas of how you can improve your home in 2021.  In this instance, we recommend that you read our piece from last month about home trends. Anything that you commit to...

3 Home Trends You Simply Cannot Afford To Ignore This Year

7th January 2021

Will 2021 finally be the year when you get around to giving your house a much-needed makeover? We reckon it’s about time that you did! There’s so much inspiration to be found online for any home improvement project, with many interior design websites currently offering insight into the home trends that are going to be...

How To Get Your Home Looking Suitably Festive For Christmas

1st December 2020

We’re into December, so the countdown to Christmas is now in full swing, and it’s time to get that festive fever.  A few ‘virtual’ Christmas parties should put you in the spirit, as will decorating the house with the kids.  If your place isn’t looking Christmassy yet, have a decorating day this weekend, with some...

Take The Challenge And Make One Change This Month

21st September 2020

This month a challenge has been issued to homeowners in the UK, and it includes you! This challenge is to #MAKEONECHANGE to help you fall in love with your home all over again. A survey carried out by the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA), has found that 56% of UK residents don’t love their...

Everything You Need To Know About The Loggia Conservatory

23rd July 2020

It’s eight years now since the Loggia conservatory was unveiled to the world and almost a decade on, it still leaves us in wonderment. It’s an extension design that completely breaks the mould.  The brains behind the very first Loggia was the Italian architect, Filippo Brunelleschi, a founding father of Renaissance architecture.  We’re sure he...

How To Get Your Conservatory Prepared For A Summer Homecation

26th June 2020

It’s around this time of year that we normally turn our attention to our holidays. Making a summer escape to foreign climes will be difficult this year though, and UK campsites and hotels are reporting very high booking levels ever since it was announced they could reopen.  If you have a nice garden for the...

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