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 builder it is vital that you do your research first. Start by checking reviews online and see what their previous clients have said about their work. You should be able to see examples of their... Read more

Weinor Garden Glass Rooms For Your Property.

Just imagine yourself in Weiner Glass Rooms, enjoying the rain! Would not that be a wonderful imagination? Well, nature has blessed us all with a lot of pleasant conditions, but because of the restless way of life we can not spend time enjoying the relaxing moments. If you are fed all the regular hustle and bustle of everyday life, then it’s time to think about buying glass rooms. They just look like ordinary rooms in your house, but they are usually built outside, that is,... Read more

Hiring a professional to create new metal...

There are a few things that can offer you privacy when it comes to your home, and selecting the right garden fence is one of them. Unfortunately, when most of the people think of fencing, they think of the common chain link fences of the ‘90’s’. Fortunately, with improved materials and technology available, in addition to the know-how of today’s professional welders, fencing has become not only stronger but much more durable too. When was the last time you not only considered fencing being a... Read more

Replacing fences

Replacing the fences in your garden can be a bit of a nightmare if you have tricky neighbours. If you’re situated between two other houses and have fences either side of your garden as a boundary, you’ll know that you’re only responsible for one fence. This could be the one on the left or the one on the right; it all depends on your neighbourhood. This is why it can be tricky replacing your fences, because your neighbor may have no interest in replacing theirs,... Read more

Building your own shed

Okay so sheds aren’t exactly expensive nowadays, but you can save a considerable amount of money by building one yourself, and you’re more likely to get better build quality, depending how good you are at DIY. I bought all of the materials from my local Wickes and it only cost me around £400. It’s built with security in mind, so there are no windows, while the hinges are concealed. I used a template online as a guide, and it was actually relatively easy to make,... Read more

Planning A Patio

Sounds like a simple project and it is, if you follow these steps when planning out your new patio. When you have decided where your new patio is going to be, draw a plan to scale on graph paper with dimensions. Make sure to mark permanent fixtures such as the house, wall and fence. If you’re trying not to cut slabs, then purchase ‘chessboard’ style slabs. Your patio surface will need to be at least 150mm below the damp proof course of the house. This... Read more

Steps To Take When Planning An Extension

House extensions are great, as they create additional space in your property, whilst also adding value to it. Before you start building, there’s a process you need to take. Contact a local estate agent and find out the ceiling value in your streets. There’s no point over developing your property to not see a potential good return on investment. Don’t go straight to a builder with your idea, we highly recommend contacting an architect. They can design an extension right for your property. If you... Read more

Maintaining A Timber Frame

There are loads of houses which are supported by timber frames, with some being very old. For this reason it would be a good idea to check on the frames every so-often, maintaining them as they can be vulnerable to decay and many other types of damage. When checking for damage, decay is usually the biggest cause thanks to moisture. We recommend always looking out for a source of dampness and making sure the situation is rectified rather than just tackling repercussions. If a damp... Read more

Keep up with the Trend and buy...

In today’s world, you don’t just have to buy standard radiators, there really are a wide range of options out there, and one of those options is buying designer steel radiators online. Steel radiators are some of the most convenient, not just because they give off a superb amount of heat, but also because they come in so many different shapes and sizes, making them suitable for any home, whether it’s modern of traditional. And by purchasing them online, you can effectively have them delivered... Read more