Dawes and Green have decided to offer fire safety inspection services to those who need it most: schools, public buildings, hospitals and hotels just to name a few. The recent tragedies seen in communities all over prompted us to undertake training for assessing, installing and maintaining fire doors.
You’ve heard of recycling but now it’s time to get on board with “upcycling” – the sustainable way of revamping old furniture.
We all like to think that we're "in-the-know" when it comes to what's new and what's modern but should we really be following trends that could fade in less than a few months? It's true that as much as we don't like to admit it we try and follow the latest fashion, whether that be [...]
It's easy in today's society to equate modernity with progression and progression with achievement but being "modern" doesn't necessarily mean being the best. Once people attain a property, many are in a rush to renovate it and modernise it to their heart's desire. However, overhauling a property to make it contemporary could mean you end [...]
An abundance of natural light is hard to come by these days when looking at a new home but it can provide many advantages to both your home and yourself. Natural light opens up your home as an inviting space as well as opening up your body to health benefits. We've all heard the mirror [...]
The New Alternative to Georgian Wired Glass At Dawes and Green we believe in finding the best new products on the market and we’ve found one – Twinfix GW Polycarbonate. It is a new innovation that replicates the appearance of Georgian wired glass but with twice the benefits. The product is usually 6mm thick and [...]
On 2 February Dawes and Green were delighted to share the news to be involved with renovating an historical local building and transform a highly recognised landmark, Ravens of Southend. Ravens has now opened its 'new' doors and the works completed in accordance with the original brief. Dawes and Green thoroughly enjoyed working alongside SKArchitects [...]
The reason it's so easy to ignore big environmental issues is because of just that, they're big. The world is so big that sometimes it seems difficult to comprehend the fact that resources are limited. At Dawes and Green we are committed to constantly looking for ways we can have a positive impact on the [...]
Twenty years ago, the thought of controlling devices in your home from thousands of miles away seemed like a futuristic dream. Ten years ago, we began to see that this was a possibility. Given the advancements in the last decade or so, automated homes are more affordable than ever but is it just a superficial [...]
With this constant change and adaptation our local area is home to many amazing buildings both residential and commercial with ornate architecture, many of which originate from the Victorian era. Our streets are lined with terraced Victorian houses and many of us want to keep tradition but combine with the new, and the latest trends. [...]