Articles & Lifestyle Blog From Crane Garden Buildings


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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Sheds, Studios & Summerhouses for Artists and... - 28th May 2019

A private bolt hole is often essential for creativity, with writers and artists alike seeking out a reclusive retreat devoid of distractions to create and conspire. From Judith Kerr’s airy attic, to Dylan Thomas’ seaside shed and Barbara Hepworth’s St Ives’ Summerhouse, creatives have needed quiet, private spaces to work for centuries. Take a look at our range of Summerhouses, Studios and Sheds for Artists and Writers!

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Choosing the Perfect Time to Purchase a Summe... - 21st February 2019

An escape from the everyday, a romantic retreat reminiscent of rural seclusion, the Summerhouse has long provided homeowners with a holiday home for the bottom of their garden. A space to be enjoyed during life’s quieter moments, the summerhouse is something that encourages the need to press pause every once in a while, even if it is briefly over a morning coffee and newspaper, or for long evenings of stargazing and breathing in the fresh air. 

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