Home Renovations: Score with a Conversion

Conversion

Torn between the idea of moving or renovating? If you answered ‘yes’, then maybe it’s time to think of another option. As with many growing families, space can become a premium. Have you thought about a conversion?As an alternative to ‘upping sticks’ and moving out, why not stay put and invest in a space re-claiming […]

Creating Independence with Disability Adaptations

Disability Adaptations - After

Currently, there are more than 11 million disabled people in the UK. Whether it’s yourself, or someone you live with, or a family member, that requires additional support, disability adaptations around the home may be the most practical way to help you live more comfortably. Even for those having lived their lives without the need […]

Must have kitchen trends

The kitchen is the heart of the home, so making it individual to your personality amongst incorporating the essentials can sometimes be challenging. Yet, keeping up-to-date with current design trends is easier than it has ever been, allowing you to know what is in, and how it can work with your own ideas. If you […]

Client Satisfaction Award for Manningtree Builders

Best of Houzz Award for Manningtree Builders

Manningtree builder John O’Connell Building Solutions has been named as a winner in the Best of Houzz 2016 awards. Based in Shop Road, Manningtree, John O’Connell has been awarded a ‘Best of Houzz 2016 Customer Service Badge’ for Client Satisfaction thanks to a series of excellent reviews received by the local builders. The Best Of […]

Boiler Not Working?

Boiler Not Working Boiler Service

LAUNCHING OUR DEDICATED BOILER SERVICING AND REPAIR SERVICE! SERVICES START FROM JUST £49 +VAT Boiler not working? Our Gas Safe accredited team of engineers can help. Anything from a boiler breakdown or service, to the installation of a brand new central heating system. Our heating experts provide a prompt and reliable service, and will leave […]

Home Improvement Ideas for 2016

Best Home Improvement Ideas

A study from peer-to-peer platform Zopa found that homeowners added an average of £30,000 to their home’s value courtesy of home improvements. Buying an average-priced property in Manningtree would cost more than £4,000 in stamp duty, legal fees and additional moving costs. So, it’s understandable that many homeowners choose to add to what they have, […]

Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Tips to Prepare your Home for Winter

Following a relatively benign winter last year and an unseasonably warm November, as a homeowner, you could be forgiven for being lulled into a false sense of security regarding protecting your property. However, with the coldest winter in 50 years reported to be on its way to the UK, is your home prepared for arctic […]

Interior Consultancy

Interior Consultancy Commercial Refurbishment 'The Shed'

Talented Interior Consultant Glynne Gerrard, who recently joined the John O’Connell Building Solutions team has worked in joinery and interiors for over 35 years. Specialising in interior consultancy and design, he has quite an eye for detail. Glynne’s started his career as a carpenter and joiner working on bars and hotel fit outs. Furthermore, he […]