Author Archives: Lindsay Marlow

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The Importance Of Gaining Planning Permission

We’ve all heard the nightmare stories about planning permission. You’ve got an impressive extension or building work planned, that’s going to give you the dream home you’ve always wanted, but then that little thing called planning permission gets in the way. Some may have heard horror stories of building work taking months to go ahead, […]

Most Common DIY Mistakes

Most Common DIY Mistakes

Many homeowners looking to save time and money will take the chance to try a spot of DIY at some point during their adult lives, whether they’re a dab hand with a screwdriver or not. But when you’re getting a few jobs done around the house, it’s always a good idea to be prepared and […]

Getting your house ready for winter

Getting your house ready for winter

Winter is well and truly on its way now as we leave the heat of summer behind and watch the leaves fall from the trees. But, looking ahead to the cold season, have you put plans in place to ensure your home stays as warm and comfy as it can over the winter months? As […]

12 Sturdy Facts About Builders In Loughborough

Looking to hire a builder in Loughborough? Here are some sturdy facts to know! Discover the average cost of a home renovation, the origins of the word ‘builder’ and which famous celebrity used to be a carpenter! (We have also included a code snippet below for embedding onto your own blog or website.) Infographic by […]

Adding Space to Your Home

Adding Space to Your Home

In many towns and cities, space is at a premium. As such, it’s something we all want plenty of, but there’s not always the option to expand. Adding space to your home with Marlow Building need not be about increasing the square footage though. There are plenty of ways to make your living space feel […]

Updating your bathroom on a budget

Updating your bathroom on a budget

As one of the most frequently used parts of the home, bathrooms can easily become tired and worn looking. Making them look beautiful again might feel like an added expense, but actually, updating your bathroom on a budget can be a lot easier and less costly than you might think. We all know that when […]

Top beginner gardening tips

Top beginner gardening tips

Spring has sprung and it’s at this time of year that gardens all over the county are looking their absolute best. However, if you’ve found yourself peering outdoors and are dismayed at what you see, perhaps it’s time to pick up a few gardening tips to get it looking lovely once more. Remember, if you […]

Updating your kitchen on a budget

Updating your kitchen on a budget

It’s no secret that having a lovely looking home on the market is a great way to optimise your chances of a sale. And when the kitchen and bathrooms are looking especially good, a property stands even more chance of a big thumbs up from anyone looking at it with a view to buy. However, […]

14 Improvements that add value to your house

14 Improvements that add value to your house

Spring is an excellent time of year to make changes which will showcase your home in all its glory, whether you’re getting it on the market to sell, making it more attractive to guests or, maybe, more importantly, making your living space more enjoyable for you and your family. If you are one of those […]

10 Questions Builder Hiring

10 questions to ask a builder before hiring them

One of the services we take pride in at Marlow Builders is the time we spend consulting with our clients at the start to ensure we are 100% clear on exactly what they want. In turn, when you’re looking for a Loughborough builder, it’s always a good idea to know more about them and the […]