Welcome spring into your home by planning a weekend of decorating and renovating fun. After months of dreary weather, spring is the perfect time to get renovating and embrace the bright sunlight and excitement that the new season brings. A seasonal makeover can add a whole new aura and charm to your home without breaking the bank. With the long Easter weekend quickly approaching, what a better time to complete those niggly jobs.
At Richard Burbidge we understand the need for cost effective renovation, which is why DIY home renovators love our easy to install mouldings. From skirting to architrave to panelling, we have the precision-cut mouldings for every requirement.
If you are in need of some serious mouldings renovation inspiration, then here are our top 3 ways you can add a touch of spring to freshen up your home.
Square Wall Panelling
Wall panelling is one of the few renovation projects that are extremely affordable, while also completely transforming a room. A panelled wall will become a focal point within your home and a talking point among all of your guests. Square wall panelling is one of the more popular panelling designs and we can totally see why! It’s contemporary and fresh, while adding a classic touch to the room.
Our pine stripwood is perfect for this look, opt for 9 x 45 x 2400 (STW6017) to achieve the perfectly square finish. Follow our Instagram for our upcoming how to install wall panelling guide which is being released in April.
Updated Skirting Board
Skirting board is an often overlooked element in everyone’s home, but you would be surprised the difference a pine skirting board and a lick of paint can make. Skirting enhances the appearance of the floor and the colour of your walls. For contemporary homes we recommend a chamfered pencil skirting (FLR6016), and for traditionally decorated homes opt for ogee skirting (FLR3001). Our handy how to install skirting guide is perfect if you need a quick step-by-step to follow when installing.
Stylish Door Architrave
Installing architrave around the surround of a door is a very simple project that would take less than two hours and requires very little tooling. Architrave can add character to basic architecture, making your doorways a classic statement piece. Our ogee, torus or chamfered architrave is easy to work with and adds the final touches to compliment your décor.
Our mouldings are stocked nationwide in Homebase, Jewson and Screwfix, as well as thousands of stockists. See our stockist locator for your nearest mouldings stand, (hint: it’s probably closer than you think.)
We will be releasing a how to guide every month so keep your eyes on our website and socials for our newest releases, and have your home looking refreshed and renovated in no time. Download our existing guides here.
If you require any technical support call: 01691 678 212, or email our team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Top Factors to Consider Before Renovating your Staircase One of the most integral parts of a home is the staircase, when designing a home the location of the staircase determines the layout of the entire property. The staircase is the central design focus and a new stairway has the ability to transform your home from the aesthetics to the flow in your house. If you are looking to improve your interior space, a stair renovation may be for you. Here are some of the top factors to consider when looking to renovate your stair space. Interior Décor The staircase plays an integral part in enhancing the décor of your property. When you walk into a home your eyes go immediately to the staircase, the centrepiece and central design focus of the home. There is a staircase design to suit everyone, from glass to timber to metal balusters, every homeowner can find a design to match their interior vision. As the staircase is the first part of your home guests see upon entering, it really sets the tone for the décor style of the rest of the house. High Quality A well designed and well maintained staircase and balustrade can last for a lifetime without needing to be replaced. A good quality stair balustrade will ensure fitting is quick to complete and stays in top condition. Adding Value One of the many perks of choosing to renovate your staircase is that you will add a great deal of value to your home, to both the prospective buyers, and the monetary value. An up to date and current stair design will attract possible buyers to your property, increasing the demand and value. Safety Safety should be one of your top considerations when looking to renovate your staircase, it’s important to choose a company that is transparent about the testing and safety credentials their products hold. At Richard Burbidge all of our stair systems are put through a series of rigorous tests and assessments by FIRA, the recognised authorities in timber product testing, ensuring our products stand the test of time and comply with all the necessary domestic building regulations for your safety. We can confidently say our stair systems are top of the range safety. Experts When installing your new stair system make sure to hire a reputable fitter if you are not confident in installing yourself. We are always on hand to provide our expert fitting advice to ensure your stair renovation runs smoothly. No matter the design, the most integral part of any staircase is the quality of both the materials and the parts. Richard Burbidge is the UK’s leading supplier of stair parts, with over 150 years’ experience manufacturing timber products, you can be confident your Richard Burbidge staircase will be a great investment. See our stairparts collections here. Contact our technical team for any advice prior, during or after installation, on email@example.com or 01691 678 212.READ ARTICLE
Richard Burbidge, the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of stair parts, decking accessories and decorative mouldings has relocated its head office to Chirk, North Wales, joining the company’s existing onsite manufacturing and distribution facility. As part of the ongoing development of the company, Richard Burbidge has relocated its office headquarters to join its existing manufacturing and distribution facility in Chirk. The Chirk site forms part of the extensive business history of Richard Burbidge, since it was initially acquired in 1986. The move will improve both the service and quality of products by having all staff in one location, unifying working relationships between all departments, from marketing to distribution, as well as improving efficiency, customer service and delivery. Mouldings Grading Facility Tony Miles, CEO of Richard Burbidge, comments: “The consolidation of all offices to Chirk is a big move and demonstrates just how serious we are about British manufacturing and sustainability. “We are a family business and above all, excellent quality and customer service are our priority. The move is already proving successful, with a unified workforce, improved communication and efficiency. “2020 is a big year for the company with increased marketing and production. Richard Burbidge is proving itself as a leading manufacturer of stair parts, decking accessories and decorative mouldings and this year will see further products being stocked in B&Q stores nationwide.”READ ARTICLE