Avoid hiring a dodgy builder

When it comes to finding a builder to complete a private home construction project, it is important to find someone that can be trusted. There are many horror stories of tradesman doing poor building jobs and charging over the top prices for their work. Before you decide on a particular…

How damp is your potential home?

Houses generally need a lot of work if damp and moisture levels get within the structure of the building. This can be both structural and lifestyle elements. The structural aspects can be from rainwater, to loose roof tiles and incorrect damp course to the property. Lifestyle activities such as taking…

Building Quotes – Be Clever

When you’re looking to get some building work carried out on your property, the first thing you’re going to do is speak to friends and family members about your ideas. They may then recommend one or two professionals who can do the job for you. One of which is usually…

Moving into a New Build

Moving into a brand new house 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…

Designing an Eco-friendly home from the ground up

Designing homes has become a lot more involved with being eco-friendly as well as economically friendly. This is ultimately a good thing for home owners, ensuring that the costs of living comfortably in your home are less, both because the demand for resources will decrease, and because the newer homes…