TG Escapes Blog – Residential

The latest articles from the TG Escapes team. Read on to keep up to date on the latest innovations and stories in the world of modular eco building for residential purposes.

Residential

Super Moon and Other Natural Spectacles

When a new moon coincides with its closest elliptical approach to Earth, we are treated to what is known as a supermoon: looming bright and huge in the night sky. This week has treated us to the most spectacular supermoon seen in British skies for over 70 years….or...

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A Garden Room For All Seasons

A room in the garden doesn’t need to be used only as a summer house. Choosing an ecologically friendly supplier such as TG Escapes, with energy efficiency incorporated into every aspect of their buildings’ design, can give you a room to enjoy whatever the time of...

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5 Ways a Garden Room Can Make Summer Special

With summer officially over, and most kids back at school, you are probably left breathless at the speed with which it passed. A lucky few will have loved every moment of precious quality time with their families; some will have enjoyed certain high points and many of...

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Olympic Fever

Team GB have come a long way in the twenty years since the Atlanta 1996 games, at which we limped into 36th place on the medals table with just one gold. The amazing team of sports men and women at Rio 2016 have so far thrilled us all, rewriting their Olympic history...

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Brexiteering Staycationers

Whilst the Brexit strategy enters its formative weeks, it is clear that nothing much is going to happen over the summer months, which means that us Brits are probably stuck with a weak currency for the foreseeable future. It is estimated that the sudden and...

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It’s Official, British Summer Washout

Following hot on the heels of the wettest ever April, we have now endured a June that delivered double the average rainfall and has now been officially declared the soggiest since records began in 1910. Storms, flooding and a mud ridden Glastonbury…it just hasn’t been...

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Improve not move

One of the most common reasons why people move house is the need for more space. It could be that the family is growing in number, whether from the bottom up with a blossoming brood, or from the top down with elderly parents in need of a little of hands on TLC. Or...

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7 Ways To Spend More Time In Your Garden This Spring

It’s spring, which means (hopefully) the weather is improving and we can start to spend more time outside. For some unknown reason, many people with gardens don’t spend as much time enjoying them as they should. If you have a lovely outside space, then why not use it?...

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Garden Room Interior Lighting Ideas

Lighting is perhaps one of the most overlooked elements of interior design and yet it is a vitally important component of a space’s practicality, not to mention the mood and ambience of a room and its energy efficiency. The right lighting can transform a garden room...

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Garden Room Interior Design Ideas

“Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it’s really how it works.” Steve Jobs   Of course, Steve Jobs was talking about electronic devices, but the same principle applies to buildings and the spaces in...

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Go Green Week

If you are not a student, next week’s Go Green Week will probably pass you by unnoticed. Spearheaded by People and Planet, a movement dedicated to calling students to action on poverty and the environment, next week sees its annual push to get students to take action...

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Amazing Garden Gyms

One of the most commonly broken new year’s resolutions is to exercise more and get fit. Some of those who fail will have mentally committed themselves to a daily run or brisk walk: unfortunately, unless you live in the Southern hemisphere, January is never a good time...

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