Articles & Lifestyle Blog From Crane Garden Buildings


The Many Uses of Summerhouses - 15th April 2020

A Summerhouse will certainly add charm and character to your garden, but it will also give you additional living, relaxation and storage space. It can be used as a room for crafting or a home office, a space to socialise and e...

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3 Benefits of Having a Family Garden Room Ins... - 4th March 2020

As families expand and children get older, the needs of the family home inevitably change. Because of this, you may find the layout of your house doesn’t provide you with what you require anymore, leaving you to consider building an extension or knocking down walls to create a home that fulfils your needs.

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3 Ways You Can Inject Some Personality Into Y... - 11th February 2020

We all know how men love spending time in their garden shed, tinkering with tools and watching how-to tutorials, but across the last decade there has been a rise in women craving a shed space of their own to retreat to after a stressful day.

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5 Benefits of Having a Garden Building as a H... - 17th January 2020

We all know that exercise is good for you, but with busy life schedules and even busier gyms, finding the time and the space for a workout is becoming increasingly more difficult. One way some fitness enthusiasts have been combatt...

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Our Most Memorable Installations of 2019 - 17th December 2019

2019 has been another amazing year for us, with lots of lovely buildings being installed for lots of lovely customers. From the highlands of Scotland and the Heritage Coast in Wales to the likes of Cornwell and Devon, our installations team have travelled up and down Mainland UK, delivering and assembling these buildings in many beautiful locations, including the gorgeous gardens at the homes of customers.

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How To Decorate Your Garden Building For Chri... - 5th December 2019

Now that there is less than a month to go until the big day itself, we can fully embrace Christmas and celebrate everything that makes this time of year so special. You can wear your cosy Christmas jumpers with pride, watch your favourite festive films on repeat and transform your home into your very own Santa’s Grotto.

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Which Style Garden Room is for You? - 13th November 2019

Whether you’re after the ideal home office, in need of an extended living area, or you would like an idyllic retreat from which you can enjoy your garden (or all of the above!), our Garden Rooms are designed to provide an outdoor space that can be enjoyed all year round.

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How To Turn Your Garden Shed Into The Ultimat... - 22nd October 2019

The humble garden shed; for some men, it is merely a place to dump their tools and gardening equipment, but for others, the shed has pride of place in their garden and is where they spend most of their time outside. To these men,...

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Creating a Productive and Functional Garden O... - 12th September 2019

Whether you’re opting to go it alone and start your own business, or your boss is allowing you to work flexible hours from home, data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows that remote-working in the UK has increased by almost a quarter of a million over a decade.

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Pent or Apex: Which Roof Is Right For Your Ga... - 14th August 2019

If you’re thinking of purchasing a timber garden shed, one of the biggest decisions is choosing which style of roof you would like. When deciding between an apex or a pent roof, there are many important factors that you need to consider to make sure that the finished product is a building that you’re going to love and use for years to come. 

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