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Magic Skylights - Garden pods continue to delight customers

Well my father was an architect and designed many attractive buildings, but I did not want to follow in his footsteps, preferring to be more "hands on" and to be involved in the actual construction, not just the design.…

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Garden Offices - The "Joys" of our Barrel Pods

On an average day you'll find us beavering away with both "normal" garden buildings and what we call Pods. We have been building 'normal' buildings for over a decade now and we've made hundreds of them to date. I lost count when it was over 300 and that was a year or two ago so it must be getting close to 400 now, the Pods, however, are still relatively new.…

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Tales from the bottom to the garden… or... garden office plumbing issues!

We all agree that it is generally better to have a garden office or studio as far away from the house as possible, to accentuate the gap between work and home life, literally as well as metaphorically…

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Special offer garden buildings

Sometimes customers are in a real hurry for a garden office or room for a variety of reasons, whatever it is they need it fast. For this reason, we make a variety of stock buildings and put them on our special offers page.…

First Garden Pod

Very first garden pod installed! A garden office to write home about...

Having built this new style 'garden room' here in our factory first, we have now delivered our first garden pod order to site. Even though we have built over 300 unique buildings over the last ten years the construction of something so different and radical has been an interesting and difficult task.…

Garden Office Insulation

Mistakes made regarding insulation

Mistakes made regarding insulation - how it can affect a garden room or garden office. Nearly everyone wants to do their bit towards the environment and save on heating bills at the same time, so what should we look our for when talking about insulation? Particularly when you are building a garden office.…

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A radical new garden pod concept in Garden Rooms

Well dear Extra-Bloggers… After talking about it for about 5 years, then finally determining the design over a few more years we have actually built one at last, the greenest, most natural and sympathetic garden room model we can imagine - and something radically different - garden pods from Extra Rooms!…

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Green PVCu windows - a 'breakthrough'!

Hi there Extra-Roomers! Some great news... After recently swallowing the pill and going for Upvc as default for our garden rooms and offices (though not…

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Are we too idealistic for our own good?

I received a call a few months ago for a soundproofed booth in someone's house. All well and good, we do them but normally they are for a voiceover booth within a soundproofed room. The man who called was working from home and only required a 30 db sound red…

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To E.P.D.M or not to E.P.D.M (on your garden office) - that is the question

ear ExtraBloggers, Have you noticed in the past how heavily marketed garden office products have hit their marks and effected the mindsets of potential customers? A decade or so ago suppliers…

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