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Tips for Keeping Your Wooden House in Good Shape All Year Round

Wooden houses have become really popular in many parts of the world. Perhaps due to how economical, aesthetically flexible and environmentally friendly they are. But care needs to be taken in ensuring that serve their purpose and do not cost you a lot during repairs or renovation. If you already have a wooden house (or plan on building one), there are certain pros and cons to keep in mind – to enable you take full advantage of the structure […]

3 Tips for Keeping Your Wooden House in Good Shape

Wooden houses have become really popular in many parts of the world. Perhaps due to how economical, aesthetically flexible and environmentally friendly they are. But care needs to be taken in ensuring that serve their purpose and do not cost you a lot during repairs or renovation. If you already have a wooden house (or plan on building one), there are certain pros and cons to keep in mind – to enable you take full advantage of the structure […]

Why you should consider having your home surveyed

Are you thinking of selling your house? If so, you probably have a lot of things on your mind. You may still be looking for somewhere to move to and are busy organising the move itself. You may be cleaning or fixing up the place you’re selling in order to try and get a better price. One thing you really shouldn’t overlook is the need to get your home surveyed. In Scotland, most sellers are obliged to have this […]

5 Ways Home Insulation Benefits your Wallet & Health

I don’t think it would surprise anyone to hear that insulating your home is an excellent long-term investment. The damp and cold winters that are prevalent in the UK coupled with the materials used to build houses here – if you do not do something to keep the cold out, you’re asking for trouble!

Fortunately, there is a way to ease the burden so to speak, and that is through the use of insulation. There are actually several benefits if […]

Where to Invest? – Key Areas for Buy to Let Student Investment

Around two decades ago, school and college graduates would wrap up their courses and proceed head-first into full-time employment. Nowadays, it’s a very different picture. Data shows that between 1992 and 2016, the number of students in a full-time university education in the UK has almost doubled. With just 984,000 people studying in 90s, the student population reached 1.87 million in 2016 and has since risen further to a peak of approximately 2.3 million students.

The perfect recipe of affordable […]

How to Inject More Colour into Your Home

For many people, a home lacking in colour means a home lacking in personality. Whilst neutral colours are a preferred choice for many, the absence of too much colour can be detrimental to your home’s interior design. Going too far the other way with your neutral colours can leave your décor looking tired and in need of a facelift. That’s why we’ve put together some simple tips for adding more colour into your home. Read on for helpful advice […]

Lighting Design for the Professional Workspace

Most offices today are too lit. To prevent this, it is advisable to layer your lighting such as task and ambient lighting.

In the past, workspaces were a colliding combination of cabinets and cubicles. Computer terminals and conference areas also filled up the corner of much needed space. However, recent technological changes have helped to transform the appearance and ambiance of the modern workplace.

Thanks to current research and emerging practices, insight have revealed that attention to office lighting design goes […]

10 Steps To Get Your Best Contractor Ever

Are you dubious about the construction industry? Perhaps you’ve heard of rogue contractors scamming people out of their money… This happens every day, and it can be difficult to know how to ensure you get the best possible experience for your project.

Since we don’t often carry out big construction jobs, there is often no set procedure to follow, leaving us feeling confused, overwhelmed and vulnerable. The perfect position to be in for someone to take advantage.

To avoid this, arm […]

Flooring Ideas For Your New Home

When moving into a new house, it is extremely rare to find the perfect place that matches all your preferences and standards. It is more likely that your home will be great with a few things you would like to change.

One common issue with buying a house is that the flooring is not really up to scratch. It could be old and broken or you might simply want a change of design to match your vision.

For redoing the floors, […]

Do you Have What It Takes to Become a Civil Engineering Consultant?

When thinking about become a civil engineering consultant, it is easy to get lost in the appeal of becoming the engineer with all the solutions to the problems of high net worth clients and one that is highly revered in engineering circles. Of course there is the attraction of the money.  However, becoming a civil engineering consultant is a lot more complicated than the picture painted.

Firstly, apart from the immense experience required to become a civil engineering consultant, you […]