Author Archives: David Benjamin

Will A Garden Office Add Value To My Home?

Add Value to My Home

Photo by Jessica Arends on Unsplash Yes! Ok, that’s the simple answer, but as with most things in life, the truth is more nuanced. Undoubtedly, if a potential buyer wants the ability to work from home, a separate well insulated and quiet space is going to be very attractive. A building that has been built […]

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Garden Office?

Planning Permission for Garden Office

Photo by Tierra Mallorca on Unsplash If you’re considering investing in a garden office to take you away from the noise and distractions of the rest of the house, then you may be worried about planning permission.  For those who have had other building work done, you will also remember how tricky building control approval […]

Garden Rooms Versus Extensions

Garden rooms VS Extensions

Photo by Jason Dent on Unsplash Silent Spaces and Welcoming Places: When thinking about home offices and studio spaces, we often speak to clients who are unsure if they should extend their house or build a separate garden room. Both have their advantages and disadvantages. Extensions Photo by Daniil Silantev on Unsplash An extension to […]

How you can make working from home more enjoyable

Photo by Zane Lee on Unsplash Everybody Wants to Be a Cat The world has rapidly learned that working from home can bring many benefits – more time with the family, reduced carbon emissions and the ability to focus on “deep work”, provided you don’t have domestic distractions.Becoming a high-performing member of this new community […]