Garden office ideas

Garden office ideas Cheslyn Building Contractors

Millions of us now work from home or at the very least, are now conducting our working lives in a hybrid system with a combination of office/home, and all too often, in spaces that aren’t really fit for purpose. A garden office means you don’t have to work in your spare bedroom, or at the […]

New Year Home Maintenance Checklist

New Year Home Maintenance Checklist Cheslyn Building Contractors

Maintaining your home is important as it identifies issues before major repairs are needed and helps preserve your property’s value. Keeping on top of routine maintenance doesn’t have to be gruelling though, a few simple checks at different times of the year is all it takes. Our new year home maintenance checklist can prevent issues […]

Home design trends for 2024

Home design trends for 2024 Cheslyn Building Contractors

We are already looking forward to the new year and as usual love looking at the latest designs which influence our customers choice and requests. We think that home design trends for 2024 will follow a more functional focus rather than just aesthetics for next year with smart appliances featuring heavily and space being utilised […]

Builders – Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs to ask Builders Cheslyn Building Contractors

Here at Cheslyn Building Contractors, we undoubtedly get asked a lot of questions by potential customers. These questions range from the basics of the construction process to more complex technical issues. We’ve put together a list of the most frequently asked ones here… 1. Can you provide references? This is one of the most common […]

Bauder Roofing System

Bauder Roofing System Cheslyn Building Contractors

We recently completed a project for a customer in Telford, in which we installed a roofing system called a Bauder Roof. The Bauder name is synonymous for quality, design and service and our latest article explains this particular roofing systems benefits and uses. What is a Bauder Roof A Bauder roof is a high-performance roofing […]

A guide to house renovations

A guide to house renovations Cheslyn Building Contractors

Renovating a house is both exciting and rewarding yet it is not without its challenges. Renovating is one of the best ways to get the home you want, but it can be difficult to know where to start as any house renovation project requires sound planning but also a willingness to expect the unexpected. One […]

What are Building Controls?

Building Controls Cheslyn Building Contractors

Building controls in the UK are a set of regulations that govern the design and construction of buildings to ensure they are safe, energy-efficient, and sustainable. These controls were brought in back in the 1960s to address serious safety and health issues associated with Britain’s dilapidated housing stock and since then, they have been updated […]

Keri and Rissa complete Race for Life

Cheslyn Building Contractors Fun Run 1

Thanks to everyone who supported Keri and Rissa on their ‘Race for Life’ in the ‘Sandwell Pretty Muddy 5k run’ last Saturday. The girls, cheered on by members of their family and friends in a stifling hot temperature completed the run and raised a fantastic £913.56 plus £180.89 in Gift Aid for Cancer Research. Well […]

How to avoid conservatory regrets

How to avoid conservatory regrets Cheslyn Building Contractors

Conservatories are an incredibly popular way in which to improve your home, and we love building them! They create an extra living space for friends and family to enjoy and flood the house with natural light whilst offering panoramic views of the garden. What’s not to like? But to make sure that you maximise your […]

Sandwell Pretty Muddy 5k Run – 24th June 2023

Sandwell Pretty Muddy 5k Run Cheslyn Building Contractors

Keri and Rissa will be running the Sandwell Pretty Muddy 5k Run this month (24th June 2023) in aid of Cancer Research, a charity close to our heart, as Mike’s father Rob, a former employee of Cheslyn Building Contractors, has been diagnosed with and receiving treatment for Oesophagus Cancer. Any donations would be greatly appreciated, […]

Transforming the front of your home exterior

Transforming the front of your home exterior Cheslyn Building Contractors

We all know the right exterior enhancements can significantly improve your home’s curb appeal as the exterior is the first thing people notice about your home, and the first impression always counts. If your home’s exterior is outdated, it gives the impression that the rest of the home will be too, so whether you want […]

Eco friendly build materials

Eco friendly build materials Cheslyn Building Contractors

If you’re designing your dream home and you’re trying to keep an eye on your carbon footprint, you might be concerned about the impact of all your construction plans, but there are steps that you can take to limit your emissions and minimise the effect that your new home has on the environment. As sustainability […]

The top trends for homes in 2023

The top trends for homes in 2023 Cheslyn Building Contractors

With 2023 in full swing, it’s shaping up to be an exciting year for our projects, ranging from small works refurbishments to major design and build developments. Here are our top trends for homes in 2023 to watch out for this year: Sustainability Sustainable home design is now more important than ever, and brands, designers […]

Questions to ask when hiring commercial building contractors

Questions to ask when hiring commercial building contractors Cheslyn Building Contractors

Any commercial construction project will take up a significant amount of your company’s resources-time, money, and effort. As such, you must gather as much information as possible to make an informed decision. Remember, you will be working with your commercial contractor for the duration of the project, and it just makes sense that you work […]

Ideas for outdoor living spaces

Ideas for outdoor living spaces Cheslyn Building Contractors

As we dare to dream that warmer weather is around the corner and lighter evenings are coming, it could be time to revaluate your outdoor living space to ensure the resulting space is suited to your personal preferences, entertainment needs, lifestyle, and environment. An outdoor living space is comparable to one indoors with the exception […]

The rise of the garden outbuilding

The rise of the garden outbuilding Cheslyn Building Contractors

The growing trend in the UK to construct substantial garden buildings to provide valuable extra space for a home office, gym or social area continues to be extremely popular. The rise of the garden outbuilding is here to stay as we utilise and enjoy our outdoor storage. A room in your garden is a great […]

Planning home refurbishment projects

Planning home refurbishment projects Cheslyn Building Contractors 1

Spending too much time at home over the last few years has hilighted the fact that we may just be bored with our homes and are looking to make some small changes, to maybe re-vamp some rooms and utilise the space we have. A home refurbishment is always a good choice if you want to […]

Modern building trends

Modern building trends Cheslyn Building Contractors

Trends and fads are sometimes confused as the same thing. A fad usually has no sustainability and disappears as soon as it arrives, but modern building trends over the last few years are here to stay as we realise that they provide all that we require to live and sometimes work in our homes in […]

Guide to home improvements for the elderly and disabled

Guide to home improvements for the elderly and disabled Cheslyn Building Contractors

Here at Cheslyn Building Contractors we have vast experience in renovating and improving homes for the elderly and disabled and it’s always work that gives us great satisfaction when the end result makes such a huge improvement to our clients lives. Many older adults have spent decades raising families in their homes and want to […]

Ways to increase your home value this year

Ways to increase your home value this year Cheslyn Building Contractors

Whether your goal is to renovate your home this year or sell it, making home improvements can be hugely beneficial and homeowners can add significant value, up to tens of thousands of pounds to their homes through making the right improvements. Remodelling and renovating your home can make your home more enjoyable for your family […]

Removing internal walls to create space

Removing internal walls to create space Cheslyn Building Contractors

In our constant pursuit of open-plan living space, removing internal walls has become a popular request. It’s an effective way to increase the sense of space and light, offering huge potential to your existing property. We find that most new builds have embraced the open plan way of life but older properties built from the […]

A guide to choosing flooring in your home

A guide to choosing flooring in your home Cheslyn Building Contractors

Choosing flooring in your home can be far more complicated than just finding the best-looking product that catches your eye. Several other factors such as function, budget, location, lifestyle, and durability can greatly influence a decision. Perhaps the most important consideration for anyone choosing new flooring is the room in question. If you’re considering flooring […]

How to get rid of damp and mould in your home

How to get rid of damp and mould in your home Cheslyn Building Contractors

Many people have experienced issues with damp and mould in their property at some point and the winter months tend to escalate the problem. With dampness a common problem in the UK, it’s good to be well versed on how to prevent it from creeping in. It can occur in any property – however expensive […]

Kitchen trends and designs for 2022 and beyond

Kitchen trends and designs for 2022 and beyond Cheslyn Building Contractors

Are you planning a kitchen renovation or extension? It’s the most versatile room in the house and has become a place to work and be social, alongside cooking and eating and continues to offer multiple uses. The most important room in the house? We think so. So from a design perspective here’s what you can […]