A new way to make the home efficient.

Ensuring that our homes are more energy efficient is an extremely important way of combating climate change and reducing carbon emissions.  Over the past 50 years or so there has been huge strides in making a home better insulated.  Some examples of this are cavity wall insulation and the use of double glazing.  There have […]

Why are timber structures so popular

Since Roman times, timber frame buildings have been around in the UK. Timber is back in popularity thanks to a raft of advantages, dropping out of favour due to the rise in popularity of brick in the Georgian period. In fact, a quarter of all new-builds are timber-framed, while this conventional and contemporary material favours […]

What searches might be needed on a property you are purchasing

Part of the process includes searching for land, which would disclose a great deal about the property you are trying to purchase before exchanging contracts. They can recognise any concerns, such as current legal conflicts, restrictions on zoning, irrigation, access, and any problems affecting the land, such as subsidies caused by mining, flooding hazards, and […]

Decluttering your Garage

The garage is often the one room of the house that becomes a bit of a dumping ground. Rather than being of any use, it is often a place where old forgotten items languish, and the room people only go into when they want to add to this hoard! Image Credit If you want to […]

What do you do with a Broken Window?

There are many ways that a window could end up broken, as well as many different types of break that it could have – from next doors kids kicking a football through it, to a burglary, to general wear and tear. Image Credit Sometimes breaks to windows can be caused by bad weather, particularly if […]

Seriously that laminate? Impressive flooring designs

Laminate Wood Flooring found at links including irwintiles.ie/index.php/wooden-flooring.html consist primarily of dense re-engineered wood with top layers photographically impregnated with designs – and sometimes textures – of your choice. They should not be confused with vinyl tiles, although they can be similar at first sight. Image Credit Vinyl flooring Vinyl is a fully-artificial product that […]