home renovation

Kitchen Organisation When You’re Renovating – Parenting Twins Article

One of the things I’ve found the hardest, since we’ve been renovating our house is the kitchen organisation… Or lack of it. Washing up in the bath for weeks on end was definitely a low-point! Here are some kitchen organisation tips, that might help you if you’re planning on renovating your home. Sort Before You Start This might seem obvious but have a good think about what you’ll actually need when you’re renovating. If — like us — you’re going…

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5 Tips For Getting Planning Permission For a Grade 2 Listed Building – Parenting Twins Article

As we’ve now almost completed the extension on our listed home; I suddenly thought that it might be useful to talk about the planning process. Getting planning permission for a Grade 2 listed building isn’t as straightforward as for a regular house; it’s definitely worth bearing a few things in mind. There are definitely certain things we did, to help along the process, which made things feel a little easier than we’d anticipated. Here are some things we did, that…

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Our Listed Home Renovation By The Twinkle Diaries – Parenting Twins Article

OK — so you know that for years I’ve been banging on about extending our home? But as our 16th century cottage is Grade 2 listed, a listed home renovation isn’t just as simple as getting planning permission and off you go. But undeterred, in October last year, we finally put in some plans to the council and on 20th February 2019 — after a false start and a lot of to-ing and fro-ing — our planning permission and listed…

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