Lovely Customer, lovely house!!

I have just been searching through some old files when I came across this testimonial from a loyal customer : “We have been really pleased with the work Hortus Ligneous have carried out for us, which has included both internal and external joinery. From fitted shelves and units to large oak garage doors and a hardwood […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 17/03/2013

in Blog, Projects, Testimonials -

Maintaining your Wooden gates

How You Can Properly Maintain Your Wood Gates? In order to maintain the look and life of your wooden gates you need to be consistent the few routine steps that are required for you to take.  By following these maintenance tips on a regular basis the life of your wooden gates will be greatly extended. […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 05/01/2013

in Blog, Oak Finishing, Treating Oak, Wooden Gates -

Wood From Sustainable Forests

Hortus Ligneous prides itself in supporting the use of sustainable timber from managed forests.  Sustainable wood is a natural and eco-friendly solution to some of the problems we now face. These ecologically sourced raw materials must form some part of the answer to our world’s climate changes. At its simplest, it means making sure that […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 20/12/2012

in Blog, Oak Tree -

Embrace open plan living with bi-fold doors

Open plan living in our homes is one way of making a smaller home fell and look a lot bigger than it really is. This is a great bonus especially if you have children and/or pet that as they grow, need more space. When considering installing bi-fold doors you need to decide on the material […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 19/10/2012

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Why are oak framed buildings becoming popular again?

When you think of a house you usually think of bricks or render but more and more people who are building their own homes or looking to move home are on the lookout for oak framed buildings. This could be due to wanting to stand out from the crowd and be unique, but it could […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 14/09/2012

in Blog, Oak Structures -

Man To Dad Competition

Sam, director at Hortus Ligneous is the youngest child of 5, his eldest sister Zebby is a keen photographer and runs a fabulous little business, Zip-a-dee-doo-dah (www.zipadee.co.uk).   She often visits us in Melton Mowbray and captures our special family moments.  We are such a fan of her work that when we can, we rope […]

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by Charlotte Clemons - 16/06/2012

in Blog, Company History, Family Time, The Team, Windows -