Winter in the Period Home

Architectural ironmongery

Period Ironwork

Architectural ironmongery plays an important part in the finishing touches that can make a period home stand out.


Chameleon Aga

Have you inherited an Aga that you love, but secretly wish were a different colour?  If your answer is yes, then help is at hand.

Victorian fireplace

Reclaimed Fireplaces

From what to measure to where to purchase, find out the top tips when buying reclaimed fireplaces.


Fast Fixes

The thought of stripping surfaces before decorating can be depressing when a weekend's work into a two week job.

sash window secondary glazing

Secondary Glazing

Draught proofing your home with secondary glazing can be very effective and help with condensation problems.

Elsewhere in Period Home and Garden


Furniture Care

Technical expert Gary Butler provides some top tricks of the trade to ensure the best possible care for your furniture and upholstery with a few ‘quick fix’ hints.

Damask Fabric Limoges_sm

What is Damask?

Damask is a favourite fabric for period home interior decor as its history covers many centuries.


Straw or Reed?

The use of reed or straw in a thatch roof has always been a topic of hot debate, but the issue for period home owners is more confusing than ever before.

speaker stands

Speaker Stands

Unable to find speaker stands that didn't look out of place in his Cotswold cottage, David Free decided to design his own.

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