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Electric Car Charging Points in New Builds

At Home Tales, we work hard to provide our clients with excellent design packages for their home extensions in London.…

Undertaking a Hip to Gable Loft Conversion

As home renovation specialists, we have an extensive catalogue of knowledge concerning all types of home improvement projects. At Home…

Alternate materials to make your extension stand out

We have had our fair share of experience with home renovations in London, helping homeowners navigate the city’s physical and…

How are maisonettes different to flats?

At Home Tales, providing an excellent service with incredible results is at the top of our priority list. We offer…

Bring natural light into your home

Home renovation companies in London have a duty to provide their clients with the best possible solutions for their home…

London’s Brutalist Architecture

Brutalist architecture was popular, especially in Britain, from the 1950s until the 1980s. In French, its name refers to “raw or unfinished concrete”, with a huge emphasis on strong geometry, a monochromatic palette and boldness. French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier has been widely accredited to have sparked the conception of the Brutalist movement which greatly defined post-modern architecture. He was commissioned to design social housing in Marseilles.

Flat Renovations: Where Do I Start?

You may be surprised to hear that there are many forms of home improvements that can be carried out on a flat. However, they do require much more care and consideration than a project in a standard house to ensure planning permission is granted and that there are no delays. There are also many factors that can influence what works can be done, but we will delve into that in the next section.

Will London provide more affordable housing in the future?

We believe home renovation companies should be in the know when it comes to the housing climate, as it directly…

What exactly is the Party Wall etc. Act 1996?

We have noticed that some homeowners are not aware of the Party Wall Act, and we would not blame them as it can be a tedious part of the renovation process. In today’s post, we cover what exactly this Act is, how the act affects homeowners, and who is involved in the Party Wall surveying process.