February 22, 2017

Maximise Home Value

Maximise Home Value

How do you make sure you Get the Best Possible Price for Your Property When It’s Time to Sell? Selling your home can be a long, arduous, and drawn out process, and at the end of it, you desire only two things: a successful sale and the best possible price for your property. The problem ...
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Living Hedge

Living Hedge

If you want a privacy screen most of us think fence! Erecting a fence is fairly straightforward but for a novice DIY’er the range of tools and skills needed makes it a tricky job. The material is also expensive to buy. There is an alternative – a living hedge and planting one is much easier...
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Deodorize and Clean your Microwave

Deodorize and Clean your Microwave

If you are like many people out there, you don’t really think about cleaning your microwave all that often, I mean, the radiation probably keeps it clean and sterile right? The radiation will kill bacteria if left on long enough. Microwaves do not cook via radiation directly. The radiation they produce...
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Lawn Mower Maintenance

Lawn Mower Maintenance

While it’s not as much of a necessity while it’s still cold and wet, you’re going to need to start working on your lawn soon. After a long, rainy winter your grass will start growing once the weather warms up and the sun comes out (and hopefully stays out). Before you know it, the grass ...
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Prepare your Garden for Spring

Prepare your Garden for Spring

With spring just around the corner, now is the time to start preparing your garden for the warmer months. Winter can take its toll on your garden and leave it looking miserable, so take the following steps to say goodbye to winter and usher in a much balmier time of the year. By preparing your ...
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Buying a House at Auction

Buying a House at Auction

Avoiding the lengthy and uncertain process of buying a house the traditional way, buying a house at auction can be a fun and different experience, offering unusual properties as a real bargain. However, the hammer going down does symbolise a sale, and once it has, you are locked into buying, so we have...
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Create Kerb Appeal

Create Kerb Appeal

First impressions last and that’s definitely the case when you’re trying to sell your property. Adding to your home’s kerb appeal is a must before you start taking house viewings, as it enhances the overall impression that potential buyers get when they turn up outside your home. Many buyers decide if t...
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Easy Ways to Save Energy this Winter

Easy Ways to Save Energy this Winter

As we all know, saving energy means saving money, and ultimately, it’s helping to save the planet. If we all do our bit, we can help to stop the rise of temperatures around the globe. You’ve probably read lots of tips on how to save energy but it’s hard to know what’s effective and what ...
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Loft Conversions

Loft Conversions

Converting your empty loft space to make a usable room can add significant value to your home – both financially and in terms of liveable space for your family. Loft conversions are a great way to give you and your family more room, without the hassle of moving house. However, do you have a suitable ...
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Top 6 Plumbing & Heating Tips

Top 6 Plumbing & Heating Tips

Tip 1: Read the Sealant Labels closely Ever wondered why your bathroom tiles are going black behind the silicone? It may be down to the choice of product that’s been used. There are a lot of sealants to choose from – all look very similar, so it’s not that easy to decipher which will and ...
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Best Home Energy Tariffs

Best Home Energy Tariffs

Do you know how your energy bill is calculated? Most UK utility companies bill you for estimated usage. Estimates can be very different to your actual meter readings which can result in some shocking bills when an periodic actual reading is taken. It makes sense for you to find out how your bill is calc...
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Dress your Home to Sell Fast

Dress your Home to Sell Fast

If you are planning to put your house on the market the last thing on your mind will be DIY. Once you have decided to move it is only natural to move on mentally and focus your time and attention on your new home, rather than the one you are leaving. This is completely understandable. ...
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Fitting Shutters

Fitting Shutters

Shutters can improve the appearance of your home substantially and the good news is that they are easy for a DIYer to install. Shutters are a great alternative to blinds, drapes and curtains. Why do shutters make such a useful addition to your home? From a decorative point of view, shutters can help com...
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How to Build a Koi Pond

How to Build a Koi Pond

Many people enjoy the hobby of keeping fish often in small domestic aquaria and even more people have a love of gardening with a water feature being high on many wish-lists. It is hardly surprising therefore that the outdoor Koi pond has now become so popular. Although the idea of a water garden may hav...
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