Maintaining property is vital to ensure its long-term use, look and overall value. It is easy to neglect maintenance when time or money is short. That said, doing so can cause small issues to turn into big ones as time goes on. Maintaining property on a regular basis makes sure you will not have to spend even more money fixing issues later on. Also, maintenance ensures that your property remains safe and secure for yourself and all who live there. As such, here are some issues to look out for when maintaining your property. Continue reading “Why is Property Maintenance So Important?”
Bespoke fitted wardrobes might not be your first choice for a bedroom. If you’re on a budget, flat pack furniture might seem like a cheaper and more practical option. But here at Ligna Carpentry, we know from years of experience that fitted wardrobes provide the best solution when it comes to storage. Here are 10 reasons why. Continue reading “10 Things You Need To Know About Bespoke Fitted Wardrobes”
Working within one of the world’s oldest professional trades, the roles and specialisations of carpenters have evolved over time to solve a great variety of tasks. Carpentry jobs traditionally covered construction work involving timber – shaping, trimming, and installing the material necessary for building framing. Continue reading “How Many Types of Carpentry Jobs are There?”
Have you been hoping to restore your garden furniture? If so, there are a handful of DIY furniture repair suggestions to keep in mind. Let’s take a look at some sure-fire tips offered by professionals. Continue reading “Our Top Tips To Restore Your Garden Furniture”
Have you been thinking about the ways that you could improve your garden over the summer? If so, the addition of a bespoke pergola is an excellent idea to consider. Let’s take a look at five reasons why a pergola can provide you with a much-needed garden design upgrade. Continue reading “5 Reasons Your Garden Needs a Pergola”
In the construction industry, ‘first fix’ and ‘second fix’ carpentry is related to the building of both houses and commercial buildings. The first fixing is composed of all the work done to take a building from its foundation to the point of plastering the walls. The second fix is then all of the work after the plastering. Continue reading “Difference between first fixing & second fixing”
Very chuffed with my outdoor Christmas light holders. Bespoke handmade pieces and very unique. The attention to detail was everything to me. I can’t wait to put up my Christmas decorations this year.
Thank you again for repairing my shed roof and for my new kitchen worktops. Efficient and reliable. Very neat and tidy craftmanship. Will use again.
I love my upcycled oak coasters and tealight holder!! They have that rustic handmade look about them, which is great. My friends and family haven’t stopped commenting on them! I will be ordering some more soon, as they make ideal Christmas gifts. Thank you.
While it’s not uncommon for the terms varnish and lacquer to be used interchangeably, the truth is that they’re quite distinct. This something that any good carpenter will tell you. These professionals have a working relationship with both, so they know exactly when to use them and how to maximise their value.
When searching for high quality carpentry services in Stowmarket, it’s important to be clear about what you want. Whether you’re building a new staircase, restoring antique furniture, or erecting wooden support structures, try to give your carpenter as much information as possible. That way, they can pick materials and finishes which enhance and refine.
Keep reading to learn about the differences between lacquer and wood and some of their common applications.
Continue reading “The Perfect Finish: Why You Shouldn’t Confuse Varnish and Lacquer”