A little creative inspiration to make the most of your garden office space.

Finding space for a garden office can be hard, especially if you live in a city or a town where outside space is limited. However, if you’re one of the lucky people who has managed to get an office in your garden and are now looking for the best ways to kit it out, we’ve […]

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Games Rooms, Micro Bars and Marvellous Man Caves…

As the price of pints keeps on rocketing and more pubs are trading football for flat whites there is an underground movement rumbling throughout the UK. In gardens everywhere from Beckenham to Bradford; Games Rooms, Micro Bars and Marvellous Man Caves are sprouting their quite beautiful heads and creating a revolution. Wave goodbye to the […]

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Finding the right garden office to suit your needs.

There are a lot of companies selling garden offices and outdoor rooms on the web and it can be a daunting proposition choosing the right construction to suit your needs. If you are planning on working from your garden all year round, then choosing a building that has adequate insulation to keep you warm through […]

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Working from home? Why you should consider investing in a garden office building

It’s official! People are looking for more space, so if you are planning on converting that spare room into an office then maybe you should think again. According to an article in http://www.moneywise.co.uk space has overtaken location as the primary concern for homeowners. Potential buyers have a long shopping list when it comes to finding […]

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Garden offices come in all shapes and sizes – including Shepherd’s huts.

As society moves towards flexible working hours and more people are choosing to work from home, any addition of space adds value to a family’s overall quality of life. A garden office allows you to work from home and there are many cost effective savings that can be made in doing so. Garden offices come […]

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The Benefits of Working from Home

There are many benefits to working from home, both in terms of your work and family life. Here are some reasons why opting to spend less time at the office may be best for you: WORK-LIFE BALANCE Working from home allows you to have much more control of your work-life balance. You can be more […]

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Uses for a Garden Building

Garden buildings have a wide range of uses, whether it’s for work, leisure, relaxation or a combination of all three. Here’s our guide to the many different things they can be used for – there may be some you hadn’t thought of!

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New for 2015: Glamping Barrels

“Glamping: a glamorous form of camping involving accommodation and facilities more luxurious than those associated with traditional camping.” As well as our contemporary and colourful camping pods, Gembuild now offers a range of superb glamping barrels. Made of light, treated timber, these are rather more rustic than the pods and feature 2 bedroom accommodation for […]

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Sedum & Wild Flower ‘Green’ Roofing

Here at Gembuild, one of the options we offer is ‘Sedum & wild flower’ roofing, a type of covering which is becoming increasingly popular in the UK — but what’s it all about? Here we give you some insight into its features and benefits. First, some background information: Sedum roofs fall into the category of […]

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Fifty shades of grey cladding

The great advantage of Siberian larch and Canadian cedar cladding is their high resistance to decay and high durability from natural preservatives. We use both types of cladding for our garden buildings and all our cladding is FSC or PEFC certified timber from well-managed forests. Siberian larch has long been used for cladding in Russia and […]