Author: Eva Byrne

Ho do we transform our home into a summer space?

Retractable awning
Question: We are holidaying at home this year and want to spend the time making some home improvements, particular improving our patio and its connection with the house. Do you have a few tips? Read the full answer here... Answer: With the showery weather this summer, awnings are a great way to ensure that you can use your outdoor space in sunshine and in rain. They also make a nice tr...
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How to make open-plan living work for a growing family. The Sunday Independent, 29.05.16

Open plan kitchen
Q: We're a family of two adults and three pre-school children. Our house is a typical semi-d with living room to the front and separate kitchen and dining room to the rear. We're thinking about adding a small extension to create a single open-plan space to the rear. We're a bit worried about noise, cooking smells and about how the arrangement will suit our family as we grow. What's your advice? ...
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Extend Consultation, Malahide, 19 May 2016.

Extension Advice Dublin
This is a long overdue mail, with regard the above project which we undertook last autumn, subsequent to your visit on 9th April 2015.  We are delighted with the end result, which has been life changing for us as a family and would like to sincerely thank you for all your advice. We absolutely love the amount of light that floods this south facing room.  The light regularly bounces against th...
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