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 reeks 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 ciggies....
Today we are looking at Bungalows! No, I haven’t been walking up and down the streets of my locality (Plymouth) looking at bungalows over the past few days (!), but there’s certainly plenty of them in neat little roads around here, and probably in your town too. So why do we love these squat...Continue reading
Successful patios, paths, or at least ones that have been successfully built, can quickly make a real difference in both use and overall look, and can actually add value to your house if done correctly. The driveway and all the walkways around the home need not be an expensive home improvement and various different...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