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Transform your home in time for winter

© ShutterstockImage showing a living room in the process of being renovated.
Get ready for cosy winter nights tucked up at home!

While the summer weather may have fallen short of expectations, now is the perfect time to show your home some TLC before winter sets in.

Boiler playing up? Roof seen better days? Desperate for more space? Or why not transform your kitchen or bathroom into a luxurious retreat from the worst of the cold weather?

These five local experts will help you enhance your home, making it ready to face the wind and rain on the outside, and creating beautiful warm living spaces in which to spend the long winter nights on the inside.

Mr Central Heating

Exterior of Mr Central Heating, Glasgow. © Supplied
Mr Central Heating is opening a new branch in Edinburgh this September.

With many offers available for both trade and retail customers, Mr Central Heating works hard to ensure its customers get the best prices available on a huge range of plumbing and heating products including boilers, boiler spares, radiators, showers, underfloor heating, water storage systems, pumps, bathroom suites and more.

The main depot, situated in Glasgow, currently serves all mainland Scotland. However, a new branch will soon be opening in Edinburgh at Bankhead Industrial Estate, Sighthill, which will service the Lothian and Borders.

The new branch manager Jim is an enthusiastic addition to the in-store team and is eager to meet all customers, new and existing. Jim has also been working to help Mr Central Heating support the local community by sponsoring Mussleburghs Youngstars football team.

The new store will supply the full product range and will be stocking many household names in the industry, including Worcester Bosch, Vaillant, Baxi, Ideal and Vokera, Kingspan, Revive radiators, Google Nest, Sanha, Milwaukee, Hive, Danfoss, Honeywell, Drayton, McAlpine and many more. There’s also a new Revive Bathroom showroom. The new Edinburgh store will open for trade at the beginning of September.

Browse the Mr Central Heating online store.

William Wilson

Modern white and black themed bathroom from William Wilson. © Supplied
Use statement tiles to create a whole new look in your bathroom.

William Wilson was established in 1900 and has continued to succeed as one of the leading bathroom design and supply companies in Scotland.

With a reputation built on not only a passion for quality and style, William Wilson also prides itself on an unrivalled level of service and professionalism.

Focusing on beautifully designed bathrooms, cloakrooms and ensuites with carefully co-ordinated ranges which set new standards in luxury and design, the company caters for your individual needs and affordability.

All the manufacturers and brands William Wilson work with have gone through a rigorous vendor assessment programme to make sure they offer the very best combination of quality, value and range.

Choosing suppliers trusted to deliver consistently high quality ensures William Wilson bathrooms continue to be the best they can be.

From an understated shower room, bold statement designer bathroom or luxurious haven, whatever bathroom you dream of, William Wilson will work with brands and designers to deliver it.

Find a William Wilson bathroom showroom in Scotland near you.


Planwell metal roof © Supplied
Planwell specialises in metal roofing products.

Established in 1989, Planwell Roofing has over three decades worth of experience and is continuously improving upon its offerings of low maintenance roofing, introducing new products for its growing customer base.

With roofing solutions that are built to last, a Planwell roof comes with a written guarantee giving peace of mind. And it’s not just roofs for the home the company provides, as Planwell also offer roofing solution for garages, caravans, community halls and business premises.

Specialising in metal roofing products, Mark Duncan who runs the family company, said: “We use Swedish metal so the quality is the best and all our customers have the benefit of a written guarantee as standard.

“If you look at all the roofs in Scandinavia and countries like Australia, for example, they are all made of metal. A poor quality roof will affect the timber of any house or building, which will lead to far more serious renovations.

“Our metal roofs are designed to last for a lifetime, they help to protect and prevent further damage to, your home, outhouse, shed or business.”

Concerned about your roof but unsure what to do? Planwell offers free professional advice on all roofing materials.

Find out more about roofing solutions from Planwell.

Granite & TREND Transformations

Black kitchen design from Granite & TREND Transformations © Supplied
Choose a bold colour for your kitchen to add a wow factor.

At Granite & TREND Transformations, kitchen and bathroom renovations are about so much more than just remodelling or refurbishing – it’s about helping you to achieve that dream look you have always wanted. It’s about creating spaces that you can be proud in the heart of your home.

Unlike many other kitchen and bathroom companies, Granite & TREND Transformations is involved in every stage of the transformation process.

Every step happens in-house, from resource production and manufacturing, through to design and installation, guaranteeing you the highest possible quality of products and service.

Kitchen makeovers, a makeover with changes or a completely new kitchen, Granite & TREND Transformations can help with them all.

In addition, this kitchen and bathroom company has many lovely reviews on Listen 360, Google and Trustpilot from its happy customers.

Always happy to help and offer advice, visit the showroom in Perth or get in touch for a brochure or home visit.

Start your kitchen or bathroom makeover with Granite & TREND Transformations.

@rchitects Scotland Ltd

Exterior of a house with decking from @rchitects Scotland Ltd © Supplied
Build a new house or extend and adapt your existing 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 will guide you through every step 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 EPC 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 @rchitects Scotland Ltd.