Author Archives for James Prout

Loft conversion jargon buster

July 9, 2019 10:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

As the home improvement project that tends to involve the most structural work, it is no surprise that loft conversions involve a lot of technical terms and design features that can be difficult to wrap your head around. Here at Opun we believe in simple, honest communication between experts and homeowners; we hope this jargon buster will go some way to bridging the gap between the two.



Quick, easy, and low-cost ways to spruce up your living room 

June 25, 2019 10:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The living room, when you think about it, is a bit of an odd space. It’s a room that’s designed to be there for nothing but recreational purposes — it’s job then is to be comfortable and decorative. As a result of this you’d think that this is the place we would focus most of our attention on when trying to spruce up the house. However, what we tend to do more often than not is ignore this room entirely. 


How to restore your decking in time for summer!

April 11, 2019 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you had your decking installed many years ago, it could be looking pretty sorry for itself by now. It may even be so bad that you’re considering ripping it up. Not so fast. You’ll be surprised however how quick and easy it can be to restore it to its former glory. Here’s how…