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Is The British Heatwave Harming Your Home?

subsidence in the Crooked House

Britain is famous for its cloudy and damp weather and our homes have been built in such a way to function in this environment, so the recent prolonged heat wave is causing issues for many homeowners. Damp and mould have been replaced with subsidence and aggressive weed infestations. If you are planning to purchase a…

5 Things to Check Before Buying a Fixer-Upper

home DIY carpentry

Make Sure Your Dream Home Doesn’t Turn Into a Nightmare A new home is a huge investment, both financially and emotionally. Run through this checklist to help you choose wisely £235,000. That’s the average price of a home in the UK. It’s a massive purchase, and one that you are likely to spend decades paying…

How Built Up Is Your Local Area?

How built up is Bath and North Somerset

Britain needs more homes, but many are concerned about new developments encroaching on the countryside. Just how built up is your local area? The real facts might surprise you!

Fast and Effective Ways to Make Your Home Warmer

Kingspan insulated plasterboard

This blog is not all about extensions – I am broadening out into other areas of home improvement now! This week I have been tackling the idea of improving insulation on a budget. My brother has an old house that gets really cold in winter, and cavity wall insulation is not an option (due to…

Granite’s Long Journey from Quarry to My Ensuite!

Granite ensuite

Well, my loft conversion is almost complete – the builders have left and the bedroom and office carpets were fitted on Friday. All that is left is for me to finishing painting the stairs and get the landing and stairs carpets in. The part that I am possibly happiest with is the ensuite – I…