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Creating a Brief for Your Garden with GRDN

Creating a Brief for Your Garden By GRDN Following on from our previous article in collaboration with CB Homes, we would like to continue the theme of ‘structure’ in the garden. Below we will strip the issue of structure right back to what we assume as a starting point for all our design projects. This … Continue reading “Creating a Brief for Your Garden with GRDN”

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The Latest Must-Haves for Your Kitchen

Kitchen must-haves Interior design trends are constantly changing throughout the year. It’s pretty much Springtime now. That means, we’ll be seeing a lot of pastel colours, geometric patterns and mixed metals across Pinterest and home magazines. And of course next season, there’ll be a whole host of different styles to stick your teeth into. However, … Continue reading “The Latest Must-Haves for Your Kitchen”

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The Advantages of Self-Build: Why Choose a Turn Key Service?

Image credit – Jamie Knop What is Self-Build? As a company who pride ourselves on decades of experience in building the most beautiful homes, we like to think we have an idea. More often than not, we can so easily fall into the trap of monotonous developments or older homes simply for ease and low … Continue reading “The Advantages of Self-Build: Why Choose a Turn Key Service?”

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How to Add Structure to Your Garden with GRDN Design

For this blog post, we’ve teamed up with landscaping experts GRDN. The outdoor design company have put together this handy guide which covers all things garden structure including function, aesthetics and recommendations for greenery.  Have a read of the blog post – it’s jam-packed with some great information about structuring your garden. Whilst you’re at … Continue reading “How to Add Structure to Your Garden with GRDN Design”

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Help to Buy: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

“Help to Buy” has been splashed across newspapers and discussed on TV more than ever recently. The government-funded housing scheme has risen dramatically in popularity and is not showing any signs of slowing down. In April, Help to Buy will be five years old and 2017 was apparently its most successful 12 months to date! … Continue reading “Help to Buy: Here’s Everything You Need to Know”

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We’re Going to the North West Build It Live Show!

If you’re in the self-building or renovating game, there’s every chance you’ve heard of Build It Live. If not, you’re in for a treat. Build It Live is an immersive exhibition that really allows enthusiasts and traders get hands-on with the self-build process. Every year, the event makes three stops around the country: Kent, Manchester … Continue reading “We’re Going to the North West Build It Live Show!”

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Your Guide to Finding & Buying a Perfect Self-Build Plot

The idea of custom building your own home is a wonderfully exciting prospect. But with so much to consider, it can also be a daunting challenge. The first step – and arguably the most important decision you will make on your self-build journey – is finding and buying the plot on which you will build … Continue reading “Your Guide to Finding & Buying a Perfect Self-Build Plot”

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Another build that we’re extremely proud of…

At CB Homes, we’re extremely proud of each and every project we deliver. But we’ve been building more than just dream homes over the past few weeks!!! Our marketing team has been busy introducing our new brand as well as creating our all-new website, which has gone live in the last week of January. The … Continue reading “Another build that we’re extremely proud of…”

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Brick & Block or Timber Frame?

Which one is right for your self-build? So, you’ve set your sights on constructing your self-build dream. But one of the first questions you’ll need to consider regarding the construction is brick & block or timber frame – which one is right for your build? There are a host of factors to consider in answering … Continue reading “Brick & Block or Timber Frame?”

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