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April 15, 2017
Home Security Alarms Buyers Guide

What Do Household Security Alarm Systems Cost?

Fitting a home & household security system was once the preserve of the wealthy, but today, surely, it has become almost a necessity.
April 15, 2017
How Much Does a uPVC Front Door Cost?

New Replacement Front Doors

There are typically three aspects behind choosing new or replacement front doors and those would be appearance, security & energy efficiency
April 14, 2017
Costs of a Basement Extension

Costs of a Basement Extension

As one of the higher priced re-modelling jobs you can do on a property, a basement extension will need a lot of careful consideration and pre-planning before you even think of employing a builder.
April 14, 2017
Sound Proof UPVC Conservatories

Sound Proof UPVC Conservatories

Sound Proof Double glazed window panels. one of the other hidden benefits of is how they help to reduce noise penetration from the outside of the property
April 14, 2017
Boiler Price Guide

What Help is there with Central Heating Costs?

It’s not unreasonable for persons in this situation to want to know if there is any help they are entitled to which would cover heating costs.
April 14, 2017
Solar Panel Feed in Tariff 2016

Solar Panel Feed in Tariff 2016 updated for 2017

Changes to the Solar Panel Feed in Tariff - Updated for 2017
April 14, 2017
loft conversions

Planning a Loft Conversion?

Apart from the money aspect, which we will touch upon later, one of the first things to consider about a loft conversion would probably be about the use of the space
April 14, 2017
Which Home Improvements Add Most Value?

Which Home Improvements Add Most Value?

Understanding which home improvements add value can help you to decide where to invest your time & money first to get the best return.
April 14, 2017
Solar Aerovoltaic Panels

Solar Aerovoltaic Panels

Aerovoltaic are unique due to the ability to generate electricity & use the heat generated by solar panels and direct it to supplement your home heating.
April 14, 2017
What Help is There with Central Heating Boiler Costs?

What Help is There with Central Heating Boiler Costs?

Having central heating installed can be an expensive process. Unfortunately, some households do not have the income to pay for a whole new central heating system. Boiler Grants Info.
September 12, 2015
Removing Old Paint

Removing Old Paint

Useful Product for Paint Removal. Removing Old Paint - This product is going to come in handy for those of you who are tackling a refurbishment job that involves renewing or removing old paint[...]
August 3, 2015
Cavity wall insulation

Cavity wall insulation

Cavity wall insulation for your home


Since the mid 1920’s most homes have been built with what is known as a cavity wall, this separates the internal walls from the external walls by having a gap between them, in the order of 2" to 3".[...]
July 20, 2015
External House Cladding

External House Cladding

Composite Timber Cladding for your Home If you are looking for a cost effective way to totally transform the external look for your home then you […]
June 17, 2015
readyhedge

Landscaping & Garden Hedges

Spruce up your home with a new hedge

How about this for a nifty idea – a firm from Worcester in England have developed a system for creating new hedges that come in a bag! Known as the “Readybag range” you can find mature or large hedges [...]

June 8, 2015
USEFUL ROOFING PRODUCTS

USEFUL ROOFING PRODUCTS

Tapco slate roof tiles & systems

This company produces lightweight “synthetic” slate roofing – actually made from a blend of limestone & polypropylene which is fully recyclable. The idea behind the product is to combine the classic slate roof appearance with modern technology.
May 23, 2015
Your Guide to Double Glazing Windows

Aluminium Double Glazed Windows

Why use Aluminium Windows for your Home?

Although uPVC is still a very popular option it is very worthwhile to consider using a lightweight metal such as aluminium in the frames.Older designs had real problems with internal condensation on the frames but nowadays modern design & manufacturing techniques have eliminated all the “bugs” and what you get for your money is an excellent product.[...]
May 13, 2015
mylocalprices

Consumer Rights Law Changes 2015 – updated to 2017

What you need to know about your Consumer Rights The new act should come into force on October 1st 2015 and is designed to replace around […]
May 3, 2015
triangle solar pv

Triangular Solar Panels

How Triangular PV Panels Can be advantageous Given that the UK has a very high percentage of what can be seen as irregularly shaped roofs and […]
April 21, 2015
How Much Does A Fitted Bathroom Cost

Fitted Bathroom Options

Walk-in Showers for your Bathroom In terms of ease of use, especially for those elderly who need easy access, a walk-in shower could be a very […]
April 10, 2015
basement and loft conversion cost

Improvements: Which are Losing or Adding Value to Your Property?

Deciding on what work to do first. It’s said by a major building society that almost 50% of homeowners in the UK made some kind of […]