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Garage Security Guide

Securing our homes and property is a constant challenge for most of us. We are probably all guilty of focusing most of our attention on our homes. Concrete garage security is often sadly lacking and neglected on the humble garage or shed. Thieves possibly see garages as an easy target for precisely this reason. According to research by Compare the…

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DIY Garage Storage Ideas

Whether you intend to use your new Lidget Compton garage to store your car(s) or for general garage storage such as DIY equipment, tools, gardening equipment, it is important to make the most of the space available. You’ll find the following suggestions for garage storage helpful. Not only will this enable more storage, it will also make items easier to…

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How to Soundproof a Garage

Whether it’s band practice or noisy DIY, or any other activity that may disturb the neighbours, there are plenty of reasons to want to soundproof garage. Read on to find out how to achieve this.   Why Soundproof a Garage? There are several fantastic benefits to soundproofing your garage:  Noise reduction from the inside  Great for building a good relationship with…

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Inspiring Tips for Reorganising Your Garage

The better weather is well and truly on its way, with the evenings beginning to draw out and a sense of optimism about the arrival of spring. With the disappearance of winter comes the opportunity for that all-important spring clean, and top on many to-do lists is the task of redecorating and reorganising your garage.   Organising a garage can save…

Pent Canopy Roof Garden Rooms Launched!

Pent canopy roof garden rooms are a really popular choice these days for customers searching for modern and stylish garden buildings. At Lidget Compton, the UK's leading concrete garage, shed and garden building manufacturer, we are proud to add garden rooms with a pent canopy roof to our extensive range! This brand new range based on our already popular Apex…

New Cladding Colours Launched

New cladding colours launched by Lidget Compton! We are pleased to announce the launch of three stylish new PVCu timber effect wall cladding colours to our existing range. These three new on-trend colours will compliment the range and give customers even greater choice for their new concrete garage, shed or garden building. New Cladding Colours The new cladding colours include;…

Garage Workshop Ideas

A home workshop is a great use of your garage, but how can you optimise the room and make sure that your garage workshop conversion is planned out to make the most of the space? If you’re stumped, don’t worry- Lidget is here to give you all the advice you need to create the ultimate garage workshop. Garage Workshop Layout…

Benefits to Parking in the Garage

Parking your Car in the Garage Traditionally, garages were made for parking cars. However, nowadays over half of the UK’s garages are used for other purposes – workshops, gyms, storage. These uses are all great, but we think that there are some pretty convincing reasons that car parking is still a garage purpose that you should seriously consider. And if…