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How To Ensure Your Home Is Properly Secure

5th October 2020

Later this month the clocks will go back an hour, so it will be getting darker much earlier, and that’s when burglars are most likely to try and break into your home.  So that any potential break-in attempt at your property falls flat, now is the time to be checking that your home security is...

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25th September 2020

Investing in your home costs money and you don’t want a penny of it to go to waste. When you buy new windows or a new living space, you desperately want them to last and provide enduring quality.  To be assured of that, you should always choose an installer with a solid background in home...

It’s National Home Improvement Month - What One Change Will You Make?

17th September 2020

A challenge has been thrown out to every UK householder this September, including you! What is it, you may ask? Well, it’s National Home Improvement Month, a consumer awareness campaign encouraging homeowners everywhere to make a single change to their property, before the month is out, to improve it.  Organised by the British Home Enhancement...

Does Your Home Offer A Good Standard Of Energy Efficiency?

11th August 2020

Even the best psychic in the world would struggle to predict what the weather will be like in the UK this winter as we have such an unpredictable climate.  It’s always best to prepare for the worst, and in particular, to get your home ready for it, and the preparation should start right now, before...

What Makes Conservatories And Orangeries Very Different Forms Of Extension?

14th July 2020

One thing you can never have enough of at home is space and being at home so much over the last few months may have made you realise that more than normal.  To get more space, you could look to extend your property, and that will be logical if you don’t have an urge to...

Can You Add A Porch Without Planning Permission?

29th June 2020

We cannot stress enough how important it is that the outside of your home has that WOW factor, particularly if you are thinking about putting your property on the market in the near future.  Go and stand outside your home and be honest with yourself – does it excite you and blow you away? If...

How To Get Your Conservatory Or Orangery Setup For The Summer

25th June 2020

While the weather has been great over the last few weeks, let’s not be too expectant that it will continue throughout the rest of the summer; that would be highly optimistic.  There will be days when sunbathing outside isn’t possible and you have no other option but to spend your time indoors. You won’t mind...

Homespiration - How To Make Your Home A Beautiful Destination In Its Own Right

18th June 2020

It doesn’t matter what type of home you reside in – cottage, studio flat, terraced house etc. – you can always get to grips with the heart of it somehow and turn it into a place that you adore being in and sharing with your loved ones.  With a mix of DIY and TLC, and...

How A Skylight Or Roof Lantern Will Benefit You And Your Home

19th May 2020

It’s been a difficult few weeks for everyone, but what’s helped that little bit is the weather, which has been surprisingly lovely, and long may it continue! It’s so nice to have all that warmth and a richness of light flood into your home, at least that’s how it will be for some.  Certain householders...

Pitfalls To Be Wary Of When Fitting A Solid Roof Without Building Regulations Approval

13th May 2020

If you have a conservatory at home, one would hope that you have spent a good chunk of your time in it during lockdown. What would dissuade you from doing that is if the building offers a poor standard of insulation, feeling far too hot at certain times and far too cold at others.  Although...

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