Kitchen Fitting: Professional vs DIY

Congratulations, you have chosen your perfect kitchen! It wasn’t an easy decision. You probably spent hours deciding on the perfect ultra-modern, high gloss finish, or cosy country kitchen. Now, the question is, should you fit it yourself or call in a professional? DIY vs Professional kitchen fitters The first thing to ask yourself is, [...]

Benefits of hiring a Project Manager for your building project.

Building projects are very exciting. Seeing your dream become a reality, from planning to completion, means those renovating often want to be closely involved. It allows them to feel like they are control throughout the whole process. This often means they opt to manage the project themselves. The fact that a building project is [...]

What is permitted development?

Permitted development is a national grant of planning permission. It allows for smaller developments to be made to your home without the need for a planning application. If you are planning on improving your home, you could save time and money by amending your plans to ensure the work falls under permitted development rights. [...]

Home Improvements: A guide to underfloor heating

I’m sure at some point or another you have considered installing underfloor heating (UFH). Especially with this cold weather we have been having. What would be better than toasty warm feet without digging out the slippers?! More and more homes these days are fitting underfloor heating. It is a really effective and efficient way [...]

Home improvements: 7 top tips for boosting the natural light in your home

There is nothing better than basking in glorious sunshine! Even if it’s cold outside, a stream of sun across the living room floor feels almost tropical. Most people strive to get as much natural light into their home as possible. Bright airy rooms feel bigger and make us happier and healthier. Often, they also [...]

How to avoid losing money on your building project

Whether you are building, converting or renovating, taking on a building project is a massive commitment. It is, therefore, understandable that you will want to get it right first time so you don’t waste both your time and money. All too often, you hear horror stories of people taking on a project only to [...]

10 Easy ways to add value to your home without taking on a large project

Improve…don’t move! On many an occasion people buy a house with the idea of putting their own stamp on it. And hopefully increasing the value of the home. You will need to do a little more than change the colour of the garish red living room walls to add extra value though. You may [...]