Articles & Lifestyle Blog From Crane Garden Buildings


The Many Uses of Garden Rooms - 23rd July 2021

Over our many years of hand-crafting garden buildings, we have seen our customers use our garden rooms for a whole variety of reasons. We are sure you have your own garden room ideas, so to help you visualise what can be achieved, we have put together some photos of previous customer transformations and some of our favourite dressed building photos from our show sites for further garden room inspiration.

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Crane’s Roofing Material Options - 24th June 2021

Along with paint and size, the roofing material you choose for your garden building is one of the important decisions you will make during the design process. You will want to make sure that it is aesthetically pleasing, but you will want to pick a garden building roofing material that will last.

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Hobby Room Ideas for your Garden Shed - 11th June 2021

Whether you are a crafter or a collector, a modeller or a gardener, it is good to have an activity that you enjoy doing in your spare time to help you unwind or stimulate your brain. No matter what your hobby is, you will need the right environment to give it your full attention, whether that is somewhere in your home, or a dedicated hobby shed out in the garden. 

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Spotlight on the Holt Studio - 14th May 2021

If you are looking for a contemporary building to match your home or are looking to add a living space to your modern garden, you will like our Holt Studio. We thought we would take you through all its distinguishing features and some of the different customisation options available. We will also offer some inspiration to show how you can transform this building to truly make it your own.

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Choosing the Best Pool House Garden Building - 23rd April 2021

A garden pool house can mean lots of different things. To many, a pool house building is somewhere to relax with friends and family after a swim and to some, it can be a changing room. To others, a garden pool house means a pool pump room where they can hide all the machinery needed to keep their swimming pool in top condition or even a chemical storage room. Whatever your definition of a pool house, we offer many different styles of garden building pool rooms that can be tailored to suit your needs.

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9 Things to Consider When Buying a Summerhous... - 26th March 2021

With warm weather on the horizon, you may be dreaming of spring and summer days spent in your garden. Now is a great time to think about getting your garden ready for those lovely days ahead, and what better way than to transform your outside space with a summerhouse.

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Which Style Garden Office is Right for You? - 12th March 2021

If working from home is set to be a continuing feature in your job, you may be considering taking the plunge and investing in a permanent outdoor office that will allow you to work more flexibly from home. One of the best things a...

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How to Make the Most of Your Garden Building... - 12th February 2021

2020 inadvertently became the year that all of us spent more time at home, and at least the first half of 2021 looks set to continue down the same path. At the time of writing this article, the UK is currently in its 3rd nationwide lockdown, with the government instructing us to stay at home once more.

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9 Things to Consider When Buying a Garden She... - 29th January 2021

If you are considering one of our garden sheds to use as a workshop, you probably have a rough idea of what you would like it to look like, but have you thought about all the little details regarding the functionality of it?

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5 Garden Gym Ideas for Your Garden Building - 15th January 2021

January is suddenly upon us and, as with the start of any new year, it brings the opportunity to set goals and resolutions for the year ahead. For many, a new year is the start of a new fitness regime to get in shape in time for the summer.

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