Oct
25
2016

Should You Build a Glasshouse?

Glasshouses are a particular style of buildings, which is usually accomplished through the use of prefabrication processes. This means a system where all of the materials necessary for the building are built to the specifications off the build site, only to be assembled really quickly when they arrive at the build site. You may be thinking that a glass house will be quite limited but you’d be wrong. In actuality, you can have the glass […]

Sep
25
2016

Flood Protection for Properties in the UK

If you didn’t know already, the UK government created a fund which offers grants to homeowners who have suffered from flooding, allowing them to rebuild their homes in a more flood resistant fashion. There were a large number of which have been severely damaged in the past, hence the government taking action. Many of them have been redeveloping their homes by trying out various different flood defence strategies. We have seen homes which have redesigned […]

Aug
21
2016

When Purchasing A New Build Property

Purchasing a new build property can be brilliant, and just like buying a new car, it’s nice to know nothing in it has been used before! There are some problems that can arise though, and because the house hasn’t been lived in, you’re essentially the ‘testee’. You may come across problems to start with, such as minor leaks, electricity issues or heating problems. They’re more common then you may think, and the reason behind any […]

May
22
2016

Fixing Your Garden This Spring

It is officially Spring, meaning no matter whether you watch it on the television, or you read it in a book, pick it up from one of your gardening friends or mentors they will all tell you the same thing. There is a best and there is a worst time to do gardening. They will cite growth times, reproductive cycles, the activity of pollinating insects all as reasons why you should be gardening predominantly in […]

Apr
12
2016

Converting Your Loft

Loft conversion has seen a rise among many homeowners. This is due to the fact that people maximise the use of their homes. There are a number of tips to help you through this process successfully. Get permission – Make sure you go through the planning permission and regulatory processes. Do your research – Determine whether the loft is suitable for conversion before starting anything. There’s no point of planning and later realising that it […]

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