Upcycling: the secret to getting new furniture at a fraction of the cost

You’ve heard of recycling but now it’s time to get on board with “upcycling” – the sustainable way of revamping old furniture.

April 15th, 2019|Newsletters, The DG Group|0 Comments

Be Unique Or Be A Sheep?

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 [...]

August 1st, 2018|Newsletters, The DG Group|0 Comments

Why not everything has to be 100% “modern”

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 [...]

August 1st, 2018|Newsletters, The DG Group|0 Comments

Why natural light is one of the most important things when considering a property

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 [...]

August 1st, 2018|Newsletters, The DG Group|0 Comments

Even salt looks like sugar …

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 [...]

June 14th, 2018|Newsletters, The DG Group|0 Comments

Old doors re-open in style; local landmark building retains it’s facade but the modern way

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 [...]

May 21st, 2018|Newsletters, The DG Group|0 Comments

Lost time is never found again; Why automated homes are the way forward

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 [...]

April 18th, 2018|Newsletters, The DG Group|0 Comments

Everything old is new again

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. [...]

March 29th, 2018|Newsletters, The DG Group|0 Comments

Old Doors Close So New Ones Can Open

Dawes and Green Awarded Contract to help Transform Historical Local Facade Dawes and Green are delighted to have been awarded the contract to install a new shop front and lobby to the redevelopment and well known former Ravens Department Store, Southend-on-Sea, which is to be transformed into a high-end restaurant, café and bar featuring a [...]

February 2nd, 2018|Newsletters, The DG Group|0 Comments

Choosing between uPVC and Composite Doors: What do you need to know?

Choosing a door for your home can be an unexpectedly difficult decision. The door is the gateway to your home so it needs to give off the right first impression, which is where we can help.  Over the last 20 years, composite doors have become more and more popular but does that mean we should forget about [...]

February 2nd, 2018|Newsletters, The DG Group|0 Comments