It is never a good feeling to discover that your home has damp issues. There’s the worry about how much it may cost to fix, and whether it could return, even if you think you may have located the source.
Whenever you see a house or apartment portrayed in films, or even on the TV, it’s always spotless isn’t it? Is this actually reflected in “real life” when people have jobs to go to, lives to lead, things to do that are far more interesting than cleaning your own house? The TV shows don’t show...Continue reading
Your house needs something to protect the outside walls, something that normal masonry paint will not provide, but protection from WHAT exactly? We look at why most homes don’t have sufficient protection on the exterior walls, we look at what your home needs protecting FROM, and we suggest ways to add protection to your home...Continue reading
The winter has seen extreme weather conditions across much of the world. AT the time of writing, there have been several recent bad floods in England, southern and northern Spain, Madeira, Germany, England, Italy, France, Chile, USA, to name but a few. Updated. The UK has again found itself partially submerged with high tides, gale...Continue reading
It rains a lot here in the UK. Inclement wet weather can have a damaging effect on your home. We explain what can happen and how to weather protect your house.
Damp, wet walls, mould and mildew are a common issue in UK houses due to the exceptionally wet and wintry climate Great Britain “enjoys” for much of the year. Here are some top tips on how to spot damp and how to cure it for good, with some practical and helpful advice from property expert...Continue reading
It’s amazing, the power of kindness. This week, out of absolutely nowhere, we appeared in EIGHT separate regional newspapers, all because we helped someone out online, a lady whose home was absolutely riddled with damp and mould.
Damp problems and issues in your house can cause considerable discomfort and health issues. We show you why mould is so bad, and how you can go about fixing it.
If your home suffers from excessive mould or condensation, on walls, windows and flat surfaces, is it time to consider sorting the problem once and for all? If your home is suffering from excessive condensation, on walls, windows and flat surfaces, it’s really not a good sign, plus it can affect your health too. Having...Continue reading
Dry rot, damp, mould and other horrors can ruin a home, especially an older, or even historic building. Over the years many methods and tricks have been tried out to locate dry rot in houses, but as the damage is often hidden, how do you find dry rot without ripping the place apart? Step forward...Continue reading
Tree-lined streets can be found across the country, in towns, cities and villages, but is living in a verdant suburb all it’s cracked up to be? Is it the good life? We look at the pro’s and con’s of “leafy living” and whether a street flanked by greenery, urban or rural, can be a blessing...Continue reading
People choose to have us paint their home for a variety of reasons, and more often than not, it’s because the outside of their property needs far more than just a simple lick of paint! Does your house need more than your local painter and decorator is willing to take on? Does the property have...Continue reading