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Traditional alcove cupboards - make the most of your space

If you’ve got alcoves in your home, you may have tried to find furniture to tuck nicely away in the recesses and provide you with some extra storage. However, alcoves range in size and depth and therefore it can be really tricky to find the perfect shelves, cupboards, cabinets or whatever you're looking for to fill the gap.

Bespoke bedroom fitted furniture ideas

Picture this, bespoke fitted wardrobes, plenty of space, drawers that aren't full to bursting and as many shelves as you need. Sounds like a dream, right? Well, we can help to make your dreams a reality with bespoke bedroom fitted furniture. 

Make the most of your space with bespoke alcove cabinets

Cabinets are ideal if you need a little more storage or if you’ve got lots of ornaments, books or photos you’d like to display nicely. They come in all shapes and sizes, some with drawers, others with cupboards and shelves, but one thing’s for sure, they're a practical and attractive way to store your belongings. 

5 reasons to create a bespoke home office

Need a space to work from home?

With more and more employers offering flexible working as an option, working from home is becoming increasingly popular. Many of us have only recently started to work from home, but will do so for the foreseeable future as it is not possible to go into the office. 

The best uses for a secret room

When it comes to creating a secret room you have two options. Firstly, you might choose to conceal an existing room or facility using something like a secret bookcase door. Alternatively, you might wish to create an entirely new space, using partition walls to divide up one of the larger rooms in your home. 

Looking for fun and functional? Choose a secret bookcase

We love getting to create fun and functional designs and one of our favourite projects to work on is a secret bookcase. You may have only seen these in Hollywood films up until now, but these can be a really practical storage solution and if you want one, they can be a reality in your home or office. In the past, we’ve worked with clients to produce moving bookcases which hide wall safes and even disguise whole rooms or lift. Still not sure why should you choose a secret bookcase?

3 reasons to choose fitted alcove bookcases

With bespoke alcove units, you no longer have to let alcoves or recessed spaces go to waste. There are a number of options available to you, but one of our most popular is fitted alcove bookcases and floating shelves. The right shelves can completely change the look and feel of your home or office and can help to create a fresh, tidy space. If you're considering some home renovations this year, here’s why fitted alcove bookcases could be the perfect solution for you.

Here's extra tall bespoke fitted wardrobe project

The beauty of a bespoke fitted wardrobe is that it can be made to your exact requirements. Your custom design means you can choose what the interior of your wardrobe looks like by using a mixture of shelves, hanging spaces and draws - as much or as little as you want.

Check out our latest front door project

What is the first thing people see when they come to your home? Your front door of course. So why not make a good impression! We recently finished a front door project, which we’re going to share with you below.

If you're considering updating any of your interior or exterior doors, whether that’s due to damage, because you want more security or because you're renovating and redecorating - hopefully this will inspire you to take the leap. 

Our latest front door project 

Beat the post-Christmas clutter with bespoke shelving

You’ve finally finished off the last of the Christmas chocolates, all your festive obligations have been fulfilled and now it’s back to reality. But what are you going to do with all the new stuff you accumulated over the festive season? While we all love the traditional exchanging of gifts, you often find yourself looking for space to keep your new books, furnishings, clothes, shoes and of course, all the toys the children have been gifted. 

Check out our latest floating shelves project

We’re excited to be able to show off our latest bespoke shelving project. By creating a beautiful custom design we were able to completely transform our clients’ room by adding a series of floating shelves. 

If you’re renovating your home or you want to transform your living space to give yourself more storage - we’ve got just what you need! Offering a range of custom carpentry solutions, we can produce bespoke shelving, wardrobes, fitted bookcases or cupboards to suit every need and fit perfectly any awkward space.

How to make the most of your boiler cupboard

Whether you’ve just had a new boiler fitted or you’re fed up of staring at unsightly pipes and wires, it’s only natural that you would want to conceal these. Combi boiler can be for example hidden behind kitchen units doors or integrated into stand-alone wall unit. A boiler cupboard could be the ideal solution for you, and there are a number of ways you can encase yours.

What’s more, with bespoke designs you can make the most of the space you’ve created and use the boiler cabinet for additional storage

Sliding Doors Solutions Ideas and Benefits

If you’ve chosen to have some sliding doors bespoke fitted wardrobes installed in your home, you want to make sure you get the right finish by choosing the perfect doors. There are a number of options available to you depending on your style and needs. 

In this post we’ll discuss sliding doors in particular, looking at the benefits of choosing this style for your home. To do this we’ll cover details of a recent sliding doors project we completed for one of your clients. Read on to find out why sliding doors could be the perfect solution for you. 

Does your wooden balcony need work?

Do you enjoy sitting on your balcony, having your morning coffee and taking in the fresh air? Having a wooden balcony is such a lovely addition to a home, but over time these can become damaged or weak. For this reason, there will usually come a day when your balcony needs some repairs done or perhaps even a complete replacement. 

Considering room dividers? Here’s why you should

We recently completed a lovely project installing some Victorian room dividing doors for one of our clients. This is an effective way to manage your space, allowing you to create one or two rooms using room dividers as you please. 

There are a number of reasons you might want to consider room dividers, but if you're undecided whether this is the right decision for you, we’re here to help. Taking a look back over one of our most recent projects, we’ll outline some of the key reasons you should opt for room dividers in your home.

Choose something stylish 

Solid Carpentry is a safe commercial carpentry contractor

Here at Solid Carpentry we are always on the look out for exciting new projects and challenges as a carpentry contractor. Most recently we’ve been branching out into the commercial space and have done some work with big name brands such as Ralph Lauren, House of Fraser and Westfield.

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Storage cupboards: The stylish way to declutter

Clutter, we all have it. Whether it’s the ironing board we only use once a month, or the many shoe boxes of old photographs and nick-knacks we’ve collected over the years. But just because these things aren't needed for daily use, it doesn't mean we want to get rid of them or put them in storage that’s difficult for us to access quickly (a loft eaves for example). 

The benefits of bespoke shelving

Are you struggling to find the space to display your personal possessions? Perhaps you need somewhere to keep your books or CDs? If store-bought shelves are not fitting your style, space or needs, it could be time to consider getting some bespoke shelving units made for your home or business. 

There are a number of affordable solutions that mean you don't have to compromise on your style or space. So if you're looking for the perfect solution to your storage problems, here’s why bespoke shelving which fits perfectly could be the answer. 

Check out our latest bespoke wardrobe project

Last month we completed an exciting bespoke fitted wardrobe project which transformed our clients bedroom! We’re really proud of this beautiful bespoke design which included a number of handy features and attractive finishes. 

If you’re considering transforming your living space this year, especially your bedroom where we tend to store a great deal of your personal belongings, check out the details of our latest fitted bedroom furniture project below for more inspiration on how you can make the most of your space. 

Opening up the space

Perfect Home Office Decor Ideas

The key to creating the perfect home office is to make the work space motivating without being distracting, and ensuring that it includes everything that you need in order to do your job properly.

Here we share some home office decor ideas which we hope will help you to design a fantastic workspace within your house to work from home

Get a suitable desk

If you are going to be sitting at a desk all day you need to make sure that it is going to be comfortable and look great too.

Sliding Bookcase - Simple Solution Protecting Your Privacy

Whether you work from home or in an office in a building with colleagues there are often important items that are personal or private that you'd like to ensure that no one else can get access to, or stumble across accidentally.

People often opt for a desk with lockable drawers where they can file away all of their important documents at the end of the day and then take the key with them when they leave. However you may feel that this isn't very secure if there is the possibility that others could be searching for something in your office.

The Fascination With Secret Door Bookcases

It isn't very often that you find an item of furniture that is both fun and functional. When you have a secret door bookcase installed in your house you can be sure that it won't only be a practical addition to your home, but will be a talking point with your guests too.

Secret door bookcases may seem like the type of feature that you would only find in movies, so you may be surprised to learn that they can actually be built into your home as an alternative option to a regular bookcase.

Bespoke Walk In Wardrobes That Do More Than Store Clothes

You might think the walk in wardrobe is reserved for the fashion-loving luxury homeowner, but we’re here to tell you that such a myth is keeping you from your interior design dreams! As you can see from these recent projects, a little foresight combined with some careful and creative planning and our bespoke carpentry expertise, you too can enjoy the benefits of a beautiful fitted walk in wardrobes in your home.

Real Oak Alcove Floating Shelving

A bespoke alcove floating shelving unit is undoubtedly one of the best ways to take advantage of a free wall as you can gain additional storage space and refine the overall look of your room. This alcove shelving installation demonstrates exactly how a well-crafted, expertly installed unit can transform the appearance of a simple living space. 

Why Choose A Bespoke Wardrobe?

If you are looking for new storage furniture for your bedroom, a wardrobe is likely to be one of your top priorities. A bespoke fitted wardrobe is the perfect option for you if you want a piece that is tailored to your needs, at the space that you have available.

Particularly ideal if you have an awkward area, such as a uniquely shaped alcove, a bespoke wardrobe can be made to suit whichever shape and size you need, ensuring that you make the most out of the area, and don’t end up wasting valuable storage space.

Clever Under Stairs Storage Cupboards

Nick, a London homeowner, contacted us because although he found the available space under his stairs useful for storing belongings, he wanted to better organise the area under the stairs and make his home look neater and more stylish. 

Bespoke Kitchen & Bathroom Renovation Project In East London

This bespoke kitchen/bathroom renovation located inside a studio office in the heart of East London’s Broadway market, showcases the benefits of opting for bespoke carpentry solutions when you want to make the best use of a small space.

Following an initial consultation with the customer to discuss their vision and requirements, we supplied computer-generated designs to enable the customer to see on paper how we would take their vision and make it a reality.

Bespoke Alcove Cupboards Ideas

Solid Carpentry is the only carpentry company you may require to order bespoke alcove cupboards in London along with comprehensive fitting services.

Wooden Bookcases

Are you looking for top-notch quality bespoke timber or oak bookcases? Think of Solid Carpentry! Our highly skilled carpenters speacialise in wooden bookcases and shelving units providing them with first-class craftsmanship at a reasonable price.

Bespoke Shelving Solutions

If you wish to enhance overall look and feel of your room, add some special touch and more storage space with the help of bespoke shelving units, Solid Carpentry is able to assist.

Floating Shelving

Solid Carpentry professionals are ready to design and install bespoke floating shelving units in both residential and commercial premises in all London surrounding areas.

Wood Cladding

Do you plan to protect your house outer walls with wood cladding panels? Solid Carpentry offers top-notch quality, yet affordably priced exterior wood cladding services in the entire London area for both residential and commercial projects.

Sliding Doors

As a full-service company, Solid Carpentry specialises in manufacturing and installation of bespoke sliding doors for both residential and commercial premises in London.

Floor Laying

Are you going to lay a new laminate or wooden floor to improve overall look of your home? We are the company of professional flooring contractors in London that is ready to assist with any renovation projects you have.

Sash Window Replacement

Are you looking for London carpentry professionals to repair or replace sash windows within your house? Solid Carpentry is ready to meet any your related requirements.