If you are looking for tradesmen or contractors on the internet, with a view to finding one or two to come around to your house to price up some jobs, it is certainly worth choosing the right person to take on the job. However, dear consumer I have a secret to tell you: It’s...Continue reading
In the UK, and many other countries, there exists a set of enforceable rules and regulations that govern the built environment, which aim to ensure that buildings are constructed, altered or improved in a sympathetic and safe manner. There are various common home improvements, usually the more “major” types, that require permission from your...Continue reading
There is nothing worse than moving into a new house, only to find that it stinks of stale cigarette smoke from the previous owners. We are going to share with you our top tips on how to properly clean your home and banish stale air, nicotine stained ceilings and the pungent whiff of cigarettes....
Today we are looking at Bungalows and why we love these squat little homes so much. There are LOADS of bungalows in my area, although in part, this has to be understood in the context of the sheer amount of retired people who live on the south coast, but did we build these homes...Continue reading
The right patio, path or driveway can make a real difference and can actually add value to your house, but what type should you choose and with what materials? The driveway and all the walkways around the home need not be an expensive home improvement and various different materials are available to suit budget...Continue reading
We were invited to refurbish this modern chalet style house in August 2012, in the town of Billericay, in Essex, so we took some photos to show you exactly what happens when we refurbish a home. The job involved removing and replacing old, cracked rendering, and the application of a new External wall coating....Continue reading