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Follow our blog for tips and info on adding extra space to your home. From designing through to planning, material considerations through to landscaping and interior design. We’ll also describe previous and current projects in detail to give you inspiration for your own projects.

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Garden Rooms Bristol

Garden Rooms Bristol

Does this Google Maps scene look similar to your street? Do you live in an inner city terraced house with a standard sized back garden like our clients do in Bristol? Are you dreaming of extra space at home or a retreat that you can escape to in the...

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Should We Extend or Move?

Should We Extend or Move?

Have you considered all your options for improving your current home before you abandon ship? There are several ways to add space to a house that could be as simple as re-configuring the internal arrangement of rooms, adding an extension or even getting...

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Interior Timber Finishes

Interior Timber Finishes

The various species of wood we use inside the MOSSpods.Having discussed the Larch timber used to clad our buildings in a blog a few weeks ago, it’s time to go indoors and tell you about each of the beautiful timbers we have chosen to feature inside our...

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Outdoor Living Space in the Garden

Outdoor Living Space in the Garden

How to make the garden part of your home with 5 simple design tips. Many of our projects include landscape and garden design as integral elements of home renovations and extensions. We’d like to share 5 essential tips that we’ve learnt for maximising your...

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A New ‘You’-Life-Balance

A New ‘You’-Life-Balance

Take a fresh outlook on your home life this New Year and focus on finding space for you and your wellness without 'life' getting in the way. It’s during this funny in-between period between Christmas and New Year that we have time to ponder what the year...

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Timber Dining Room Extension near Bath

Timber Dining Room Extension near Bath

A luxury extension that fitted both house and budget like a glove. This relatively small extension, of only 14 m2, has made a significant difference to the kitchen and dining area of our clients’ house; they are thrilled with the transformation of their...

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Designing Bespoke Garden Rooms

Designing Bespoke Garden Rooms

Flexible design for any space and any location. We thought it would be fun to share with you some MOSSpod designs we have created for clients over the years. Lots of you think outside the box when considering your garden room designs and this is exactly...

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Design and Build vs Traditional Builders

Design and Build vs Traditional Builders

Consider a one-stop shop for design, project management and construction. Do you feel overwhelmed at the thought of organising your new project? Does the idea of contacting countless trades and companies, from electricians and designers to groundwork...

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Modern Timber Extension near Bath

Modern Timber Extension near Bath

A MOSS extension, complete with garden landscaping and interior design – a multidisciplinary project. Liaising with endless contractors for a project can be daunting and difficult and many clients have talked about the ease of working with one company who...

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Top 5 Glampsite Number Crunching Tips

Top 5 Glampsite Number Crunching Tips

How to maximise your Glamping business earning potential – Tip 1 Over the next few weeks we will be sharing 5 essential aspects to consider when setting up your glamping dream. With staycations on the rise, it’s vital that your glamping business stands out from the...

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Going Underground for a Family Home

Going Underground for a Family Home

The transformation of a 60's 2-bed bungalow into a contemporary 5-bed property with no need for planning permission. One of our most exciting projects to date has been the transformation of a compact two-bedroom bungalow into a stylish five-bedroom family home in...

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Landscaping around a Garden Room

Landscaping around a Garden Room

Ideas for transforming your garden into an extra room of the house. The environment around your new garden room or extension is as important as the building itself. It has to sit comfortably, nestling within the landscape and it has to work harmoniously with the rest...

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Contemporary Cladding the Nordic Way

Contemporary Cladding the Nordic Way

The Wonders of Corrugated Steel in Modern Design One of our favourite materials is the dark grey corrugated steel cladding (fondly nicknamed ‘wriggly tin’), which we use on our River Range MOSSpods and Glamping pods. It’s incredibly versatile: we use it on both walls...

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Building a Garden Room Home Office

Building a Garden Room Home Office

A Customer’s Journey to Create Extra Space and Garden Landscaping A couple from mid-Wales realised they were running out of room. Their lovely Welsh stone cottage just didn’t quite offer enough space: the family was growing with baby number 3 on the way, so they...

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“A Room of One’s Own”

“A Room of One’s Own”

Is your house crowded and your mind cluttered? Are you irked by a knock at the door every 30 seconds or have to play your music absurdly loud to drown out family noise so you can concentrate? Are the walls elbowing you while the bookshelves seem to be forming their...

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