Articles & Lifestyle Blog From Crane Garden Buildings


How To Extend Wi-Fi to Your Garden Office or... - 26th January 2016

As internet access becomes more of a necessity, Wi-Fi remains one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to connect to the internet outside of the main home. Many people use our garden buildings as a home Garden Office or as...

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Keeping your home and garden sheds secure - 12th November 2015

You may have had some burglaries in your area recently. You may also just be concerned about protecting the investment you've made in your home. We want our customers to have peace of mind, so you deserve to know what you can do to keep their property secure. 

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Garden Workshop Sheds – Things To Consider Be... - 21st September 2015

Buying a garden workshop shed is an investment in not only your property, but your interest or vocation. We want to make sure all of our customers make a decision that's right for them, so we've put together some important points to consider. 

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Making the ultimate home for your rabbits - 10th June 2015

Many of our customers enlist our help in designing the perfect building to house their pets. Rabbits in particular, have unique needs that can be met with one of our bespoke garden buildings. If you have rabbits and to make sure they're happy and comfortable - read some of our top tips on creating their new home.

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The Chelsea Flower Show - 18th May 2015

It’s that time of year again! There’s only one day left until the 2015 Chelsea Flower Show begins. Our display is currently receiving its final touches ready for tomorrow’s opening, so we thought it would be nice to give the reno...

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The Rise of the She Shed - 8th May 2015

Finally something for the girls - the Man Cave is being replaced by the She Shed! After years of being told that the shed is a man's place - a secret haven where he can hoard his tools and hide away from the womenfolk - we...

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Man Cave Must Have Ideas - 16th March 2015

Every man wants the ultimate hideaway. At Crane Garden Buildings, you can have your very own bespoke 'man cave'. Whether you want a combined space for work and leisure, or the perfect place to watch football with your friends, get inspired with our list of man cave must-haves.

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How We Insulate Our Garden Buildings - 2nd February 2015

Insulation creates a year-round consistent temperature in two different ways - it keeps heat out during warm weather and keeps it in during the winter. It can also help to reduce noise transmission - both from the inside out and t...

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A Summerhouse is not just for Summer - 25th November 2014

Many people take the term Summerhouse at face value, and presume they are only suitable for use during the warmer months. However, getting the right Summerhouse for you means you can enjoy it no matter the time of year! Far f...

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Planning Permission For Garden Buildings - 30th October 2014

Last updated: April 2019 One of the most frequent questions we are asked is 'Do I need planning permission for my Garden Building?' All timber garden structures, including Garden Sheds, Summerhouses and Garages are subject...

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