Tag: home

September 16, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Kit homes Modular homes out of a kit go back over 100 yrs.  Sears, Roebuck & Co sold >70,000 home kits from 1908 to 1940.  Construction has changed far less by technology in the UK & US than other major industries.  Europe is ahead.  Where we want to build housing quickly near jobs, change is…

August 10, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Brick An excellent building block, clay brick wins on cost & zero maintenance. It ages well, & its timeless quality is not tied to any style or construction technique.  London’s Battersea Power Station restoration needs 1.7m handmade bricks – UK’s single largest order. By far the most popular choice for building new homes, 2bn bricks made…

May 11, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Appliance Good appliances endure.  A kettle is found in more homes than any other device.  In Britain,  “Put the kettle on”  is as valid a greeting on arriving home as  “Good evening” Guessed the Word?             Series 23 (3/8)              [pic: kboyd]

February 19, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

    Shoebox home UK has smallest homes in Europe.  Average 3-bed home is 88m².  Germany is 109m², Holland is 115m² and Denmark is 137m².  Change commercial to residential use, and minimum stipulated sizes of 37m² for flats and 93m² for houses, do not apply Guessed the Word?          Series 19 (7/7) …