DAMPNESS IN WALLS (Part 1 of 3)

Dampness in walls? Let’s deal with it

Nice house, beautiful memories, perfect view, but oops, damp walls all around! Demolishing your house is not the solution! It is critical to first assess the condition of the existing wall before selecting a solution for the dampness problem.

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Beam vs Joist

Joists and beams are two types of structural elements that have similar and related functions in home construction. Both are horizontal members, meaning they are installed level with the ground or floor below, and both are supported on their ends (and sometimes in their middles) by load-bearing walls, columns or … Continue reading

Small Space Living

If you are faced with small space living the only way really is up! Make the most of any floor space by keeping it as clutter-free as possible. That includes any small bits and bobs you might otherwise have laying around. We have used attractive willow baskets to solve the … Continue reading

How to master open-plan design

Secrets For Successful Open-Plan Living

Airy, spacious and versatile, open-plan living is a popular design choice for the modern home, but a successful scheme requires careful planning. We’ve rounded up the best-kept design secrets to help you transform a large empty room into a warm and welcoming sociable hub for … Continue reading

Condensation quick fix won’t get rid of the problems – No Shortcut

Although there are many ways to reduce condensation problems in the home, truth is, relying on a quick fix won’t get rid of your condensation problems permanently or prevent them from returning in the future, it will only reduce them in the short term!

Condensation problems

Condensation forms on … Continue reading

Working With Contractors: Construction & Interior (pt3)

A quote is a promise from a contractor to do the work at a fixed price. Don’t rely on a verbal quote – get it in writing, as this will be useful before, during and after completion.

Some contractors charge for quotes – ask about this first, in any … Continue reading

KITCHEN BACKSPLASH TRENDS TO INSPIRE YOU

The primary purpose of a kitchen backsplash is to protect the wall from liquids, usually water. But it also serves as the decor focal point after your kitchen renovation. It defines the style of your work area, radiating your personality and reflecting the mood and feel of your cooking … Continue reading

Hiring Best Painters and Decorators in London

Hiring someone to work on the exterior / interior painting can be a huge ending for house owners who are looking to redecorate upgrade their homes. Whereas they might believe they could hold this sort of gigantic, demanding tasks by themselves, they normally perceive that they are in over their … Continue reading

Essential guide to perfect your wet room

Want a wet room, but not sure whether it will work in your home? Read on for the advantages and disadvantages of wet rooms, along with some expert design tips

Wet rooms are becoming more and more desirable, and they’re a great way to add value to your home. But … Continue reading

5 Key Benefits Of Replacing Conservatory Roof

Are you living with a conservatory which is unfit for purpose or considering to build one?

 

Have you heard that replacement conservatory roofs can make your conservatory usable; perhaps you’ve heard of some of the other benefits too.

Here we take a look at the key benefits of … Continue reading