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How to take your home or garden makeover to the next level

© ShutterstockHome and garden makeover featuring bifold doors.

Are you already thinking about how you can make the most of your home and garden this summer? We don’t blame you! With nicer weather and (hopefully) some annual leave to enjoy, it’s the ideal time for a home or garden makeover. Here are five experts to help you turn your ideas into reality.

5 home and garden makeover experts

Cabin Scotland

Cabin Scotland cabin installed as part of garden makeover © Supplied by Various
A Scandinavian inspired cabin could help you make the most of your garden space.

Cabin Scotland based in Linlithgow provides design, manufacture and construction of Scandinavian inspired cabins for public and commercial use throughout Scotland.

It offers a standard range however, the company strives to deliver exactly what clients desire by working on bespoke solutions that suit the ground conditions, surrounding environment and the need of the client for their use as garden office, gym, sauna, place of work, B&B or otherwise.

Cabin Scotland offers the full turn-key solution, starting with a site survey where its team takes clients through design interpretation, budget costing, planning/warrant (where applicable), detailed design, fixed quotation and programming. Afterwards, ground works, construction, fit out and any requested services installation is also covered.

Cabin Scotland will also provide complementing landscaping works for your garden space.

The company uses sustainable materials and follows an environmental and waste policy that ensures its ways of working have a minimal effect on the environment that customers will enjoy their cabin in.

Find out more about how to enhance your garden living with Cabin Scotland.

Aquality Leisure

swimming pool in garden © Supplied by Various
Live the dream this summer with a home swimming pool.

Turn dreams into reality with Aquality Leisure. It is a widely experienced, Scottish-based, family-owned company specializing in providing a broad range of swimming pools and spa facilities.

Aquality Leisure offers a design, supply and installation service tailored to suit your specific needs. It works on projects of varying sizes, from relatively modest domestic swimming pools to hotel spa developments  and commercial swimming pools, spas, hydro pools, saunas, steam rooms and associated equipment.

The company’s aim is to provide a quality comprehensive service that is second-to-none within the swimming pool industry.

Aquality by name, quality by nature! Discover more about Aquality Leisure.

@rchitects Scotland Ltd.

Home renovation from @rchitects Scotland Ltd.  © Supplied by Various
Create your dream home with @rchitects Scotland Ltd.

@rchitects Scotland Ltd has undertaken a large number of residential projects in the last 10 years, with many more currently under development. These include house extensions and alterations, new one-off houses, conversions, renovations and multi-unit housing developments, in rural and urban environments.

Quality housing is one of @rchitects Scotland Ltd’s passions and each project receives the same high level of individual input tailored to each client’s needs. The team guides client projects from initial feasibility, through planning permission, building warrant, tender, appointing a contractor and all the way to completion.

Additionally, @rchitects Scotland Ltd can offer 3D modelling and SAP assessments, design input and advice in relation to energy efficiency, low energy design and sustainability.

As well as considerable skill with new houses, @rchitects Scotland Ltd is equally skilled in the remodelling or refurbishment of existing properties and achieving their full potential. Its team realise that many homeowners are often happy where they live but require additional living space or a modern living environment. Altering your existing home can avoid the cost associated with moving home, while at the same time adding to your property value and your living experience.

Learn more about transforming your house with @architects Scotland Ltd. 


Garden table and lights © Supplied by Various
The right lighting can elevate your outdoor space.

Upgrade your garden this summer with the Litecraft outdoor lighting and heaters selection. Take a trip to the stunning Litecraft and BHS showroom in Glasgow and discover its brand new solar lighting range. The showroom is just outside the low emission zone, there’s free parking and it’s open seven days a week.

Make the most of those longer, summer days and help save money on your energy bills. Litecraft has a great range of solar lights, including decking lights, spike lights, festoon lights and wall lights, offering an instant upgrade to your outdoor spaces and eliminating the need for an electrician.

Many of Litecraft’s outdoor lighting ranges are also Smart controllable, Wi-Fi connectable and RGB colour changing, to add a new lease of life and character to your garden or patio.

You can also explore Litecraft’s variety of radiant outdoor heaters, ideal for making the summer nights last longer even when the temperature starts to drop. From floor standing heaters to parasol and portable heaters, you can be sure to find the right fit to elevate your outdoor seating area.

Browse lights for your home’s outside spaces from Litecraft and add the finishing touch to your garden makeover.

The Greenhouse

Plants and other garden makeover items on offer at The Greenhouse Scotland © Supplied by Various
Use plants, accessories and more to add some personality to your home and garden.

The Greenhouse is an urban garden centre in the Bon Accord Centre in the heart of Aberdeen city. It aims to make gardening and indoor gardening accessible to all with its range of products and local delivery service.

Within the ever-changing store you’ll find everything you could need to make your garden ready for every season, with a range of colourful bedding plants as well as herbaceous, shrub and ericaceous plants, bright ceramic pots, peat-free compost made in Britain, high quality garden tools and much more to make your garden look amazing.

For inside, The Greenhouse has everything from small cacti and succulents to larger foliage plants to bring fresh air and nature into the home. There’s also a range of ceramic and plastic indoor pots on offer, with all plastic pots made from 100% recycled plastic.

In the gift area, there’s a range of environmentally conscious and Scottish products, including bags and scarves made from recycled plastic bottles, greeting cards embedded with wildflower seeds and products from the popular Arran Aromatics and The Highland Soap company, which is based in the Scottish Highlands.

Keep up with the latest updates and find everything you need for a garden makeover from The Green House on Facebook.