Tuesday, 27 November 2012 | No Comments
Due to the economic downturn in recent years, there is now an abundance commercial property stood vacant. Some buyers who are looking for a residential property are taking advantage of this situation, by buying commercial property and then converting it into a home.
Friday, 16 November 2012 | No Comments
The topic of renewables in the home has been given much attention in the media recently – sadly not all of it positive and in some cases also misleading. However, the facts speak for themselves; renewable technologies are currently enjoying a boom with more homeowners and businesses switching onto the benefits they offer.
Tuesday, 30 October 2012 | 5 Comments
Your Guide to a Bargain Bathroom Renovation! When renovating or redecorating your home, costs and budget worries can quickly become a real headache. With so many options for each variable element in your home, it can be difficult to make decisions and get results that you are truly happy with without going over your initial spending limit.
Thursday, 4 October 2012 | No Comments
The newest way to manage your home’s security is also the hottest way to manage other aspects of your life. No longer is a home alarm system just something that alerts you to an intruder, the new systems on the market go beyond the basics to integrate safety, convenience and efficiency into your everyday lifestyle.
Tuesday, 28 August 2012 | No Comments
A holiday home is still a ‘home’. Entrusting our personal possessions and carefully chosen soft furnishings, fixtures and fittings requires a certain amount of faith. It is however possible to let your holiday pad to likeminded people in a safe and structured manner.
Thursday, 23 August 2012 | No Comments
With the arrival of this year’s A-level results, a new wave of parents will face the prospect of their teenagers flying the nest to University. Whilst some will be celebrating, for most the empty (and quieter) home left behind is somewhat disconcerting. There’s also the question of what to do with all this room.
Friday, 3 August 2012 | 4 Comments
With families becoming larger and bathrooms evidently smaller, many homeowners are suffering the daily strains of this busy environment, with these areas simply not having enough room to cater for our daily needs.
Monday, 23 July 2012 | No Comments
Taking good care of our roofs is one of the most important yet most neglected responsibilities of owning a home. It protects us from all types of severe weather. Everyday exposure to these elements, without maintenance, ages the roof until it is no longer able to do its job.
Wednesday, 4 July 2012 | No Comments
If you have a modest sized home then it can be disheartening to think of all of the things which you would be able to do to it if only it were bigger. However, just because it is compact doesn’t mean that you should give up on the idea of improving it. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
Wednesday, 13 June 2012 | 1 Comment
Visiting Chelsea is always the highlight of the year for me. There is of course the element of posh gardens and posh people and trying to emulate a certain look. But for me it’s a place where the horticultural greats in the plant world come together to share their passion and it’s not about keeping up with the Joneses but more about gathering ideas and tips to use in your own garden.
Monday, 11 June 2012 | 1 Comment
With the current economic crisis it can certainly prove to be difficult to sell your home with ease especially with market fluctuation. Many homeowners choose to extend their property or renovate which can add to the sale price. Waiting on the housing market to stabilise is a big gamble and it can often be a now or never decision. Many homes can go on the market for month’s even years without a sale and by following these simple tips and cheats your success rate will stand a greater chance
Monday, 21 May 2012 | No Comments
Thursday, 17 May 2012 | No Comments
Days are getting longer and the flowers are in bloom, spring has arrived, bringing with it the urge for many to move home. Whether you’re selling, buying, letting your home or taking a new tenancy, it’s important to know where to get help if things go wrong.