We're always out and about...​

Time for a brew!
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After a hectic few months of projects, site visits and surveys (and the inevitable odd tussle along the way) I finally get a moment of peace to enjoy a cuppa in my favourite work mug! 😳
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We've been reporting on all sorts of damage caused from workmanship issues as a result of a neighbours extension and loft conversion recently.
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Did a double take when we saw this though!
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When the morning light comes streaming in 🙂
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1930s leaded window lights with classic one panel over three 30s door, all with traditional Minster textured privacy glazing patterning.
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Let's be honest, the vast majority of suspended ceiling tiles in offices are pretty dull!
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These LED virtual skylights really help to break up the boring and bring in some colour and interest. They are often found in sensory rooms and medical facilities to ease anxiety and distract and relax visitors.
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They've been installed here in the reception room of a recently constructed sports injury clinic. The room has no natural daylight but you don't feel it with a feature like this. They come in all shapes and sizes with landscape images and all sorts!
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We think they look brill!
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Feeling chirpy today!
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Victorian birdsmouth joints revealed after stripping out a room in the roof ready for a long overdue refurbishment on a project we are currently managing.
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Such a pleasant looking and practical detail to secure the purlin and spread the load properly.
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Lead caulking.
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Exposed original lead caulking around wrought iron railings on a recent trip to Edinburgh's beautiful Dean Village.
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This method of securing iron into masonry is many hundreds of years old. Being malleable the lead fills the gaps between the stone and iron and waterproofs the joint preventing corrosion.
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Wrought iron is such a beautiful looking material.
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Lovely traditional herringbone struts seen earlier today at this listed high street unit.
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They provide lateral restraint to prevent these long span timber joists from twisting and deflecting.
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We tiptoed all the way from one side to the other.
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