Author: Eva Byrne

Re-configuring Space in Terenure, August 2018

Hi Eva, Well after a long hot summer we’re finally finished. Just have a little external window insulation to get done, but inside is complete. We’re absolutely delighted with how your ideas transformed the whole downstairs. There’s lots of light even on the dull days. I’ve attached pictures,  but you’re more than welcome to come see it if you want. Thanks for all your help and encouragement...
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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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