• Pastures New 17 Nov 17

    Few Househunters would have shown the courage and enthusiasm displayed by JB and Chris Wild when they first noticed a tumbledown cottage for sale by auction. “On the same day I saw the sign... Read More

  • As Pretty As A Picture 26 Apr 13

    Remove fallen leaves and other detritus from the lawn, paths and borders. Once you have cleared the backlog it is really easy to keep on top o it with a five-minute sweep as required, to ensure your... Read More

  • Burning Money 2 Mar 12

    Over half of a home’s heat will be lost through insufficient insulation in the walls and roof, and UK homes are particularly poor in terms of heat leakage. They tend to be old buildings, the... Read More

  • Kerb Appeal 13 May 11

    Although timber reigns supreme in retrofit doors, two thirds of all doors currently being installed by housebuilders are made from steel composites. Timber is in second place, while PVCu and other... Read More

  • Town House… Country House… 4 Feb 11

    When the first enthusiasm for restoring a period property dies away, owners can find themselves left with a paintbrush in one hand, and a list of questions in the other… What should we do to... Read More

  • Is There An Architect In The House? 19 Jun 09

    At present many homeowners are choosing to improve their living space rather than move house, so what better time to consult a specialist and create the space you have always wanted? From knocking... Read More

  • Making Space 8 May 09

    It’s a place of necessary escape or solitude – that extra summer living room, or play area for the kids, or even for work if you choose to make it a home office. However you use your outdoor... Read More

  • Can't Move – Then Improve 28 Feb 09

    Home improvement is a fast emerging trend. Faced with the uncertainty of the UK property market, homeowners are increasingly choosing to ‘stay put’ rather than sell up, with an estimated 55 per... Read More

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