Category: Home Improvement

18 May 2024

A beginner’s guide to TV aerial installation

Navigating the installation of a TV aerial might seem daunting, but it’s a straightforward process that unlocks access to free television broadcasts. This beginner’s guide explains how to effectively install a TV aerial in your home.

12 May 2024

Why might drains overflow?

Overflowing drains can quickly escalate from a minor inconvenience to a major issue, potentially leading to serious water damage and costly repairs. Understanding why drains overflow and how to effectively address these problems can save both time and expense. This guide will explore common causes and preventive measures for overflowing drains and highlight when it’s essential to call for a CCTV drain survey.

10 May 2024

The best flooring styles

The perfect floor can be chosen with the same amount of consideration as choosing the best neutral colour for your home. Oak or pine flooring? What is better, laminate or hardwood flooring? Your choice can have a big impact on the look and feel of your room. It’s time for you to refresh your room with your favourite styles.

21 April 2024

Is concrete sustainable?

Concrete is the world’s most popular construction material. It is a composite, made from a mixture of cement, aggregate (gravel, sand or crushed stone) and water. The aggregate usually makes up 60-75% of the concrete’s volume, whilst cement usually accounts for around 10%.

20 April 2024

Building a New Shed – Get the Foundation Right

Now that the days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer, it is time to get started on all of those garden jobs, and improvements that you have been wanting to get round to. Building a shed is something that many people will want to get on with at this time of the year – as well as providing a valuable storage space […]

15 April 2024

Staying put during a kitchen renovation

Don’t forget to pack up everything you don’t need Pack up all the things you don’t want to keep. You will need this space at some point during your renovation. You can reduce clutter by planning your storage and free up space for your new kitchen, as well as the construction materials you will need. It’s important to consider your eating regime when packing. Also, […]

18 March 2024

Five Living Kitchen Trends

Living kitchens are growing in popularity. Rather than the traditional view of a kitchen as simply a place to prepare and eat meals, living kitchens blur the lines between kitchen space and living space, creating a holistic room where people can relax and socialise. If you are considering a living kitchen refurbishment, here are five trends to consider.

22 February 2024

What to consider before you lend money to friends

There are many reasons why a person looking to borrow money will approach a friend or a family member first, including a desire to avoid payday lenders or having a poor credit rating. If you have been approached by a friend who would like to borrow some money from you, here are some things to keep in mind before agreeing.

25 January 2024

More People are Looking for Properties with Renewable Energy

One of the best renewable forms of energy is solar PV and the solar panels on roofs that capture energy from the sun and use it to generate electricity have become popular in recent years. As well as the environmental benefits, solar panels also are attractive because they can reduce your electricity bill by a lot.

25 December 2023

Five ways to bring more light into your home

Having more natural light in a home is something that many people wish for, as it provides a relaxing and welcoming ambience and has a positive effect on mood. Here are some top ways to increase the amount of natural light in your home. 1. Entrance Ways One of the most effective ways to bring more light into your home is by changing your door […]