Benefits of installing timber cladding in your home.

The best and also the excellent way of protecting your house from different elements is through timber cladding. Timber cladding is the installation of pieces of timber over the exterior wall in order to protect your entire walls. Generally, this method helps in maintaining the unique structural integrity of your entire house. Additionally, it acts as a decorative aspect or technique. Thus, it is a great method of enhancing or improving the appearance of your entire home. The following are some of the benefits of installing timber cladding in your home.

Easy mistakes to make on a new build home

If you’re buying a new build home, you may think you’ll have absolutely no problems whatsoever because it’s new. Those expectations are certainly fair, however, there are too many houses being built in such a rush these days, and it can mean you move into a new build with a few problems that need sorting right from the off. Common issues include poor sealants around the bathtub or shower leading to leaks, misplaced tiles leading to leaks, missing panels inside kitchen units, unfinished doors, marks on the walls from builders, ‘snot marks’ from plastering, tiles that do not line up and chips in surfaces or floors from tools and heavy equipment. We recommend you take the time to check the house every few weeks up to its completion and do... Read More »

The importance of skirting in new and traditional properties

When it comes to making your home or office as perfect as it can be, you need to pay attention to the little details that come along with them, such as skirting boards that are also known as baseboards. They are usually in the form of a wooden board that covers the lowest part of the room’s interior, whilst the simplest skirting comes as a plank that is nailed or glued to the wall. There is another more modern type of baseboard though, mainly plastic ones that are made purely out of UPVC. These types of boards play a few important roles in properties. One of these roles is serving as decoration. Skirting boards can be used purely for decorative purposes in newer buildings that allow for it. They are... Read More »

Keeping burglars at bay over Christmas

Christmas time presents the perfect opportunity for burglars, and this is because they know there are gifts stored inside your home. That said, even though Christmas is a hot season for burglars, there’s a lot you can do to ensure your home, your presents and your gadgets stay safe. Firstly, you need to ensure your property looks lived in, even when you’re not there. Spending a few more pounds a day on electricity to keep your lights and TV on can be wise, whilst you should always hide packaging as best you can, perhaps by storing it in your garage. Let’s say a burglar sees packaging in your bin for a HP Laptop, or better yet, see you taking the box to your bin, they immediately now what they can... Read More »

Kitchen extensions add instant value to your home

Kitchens are considered one of the most important rooms in the home, not only for their functional purposes but they also provide a modern social hub in your home. If you are looking to expand your home for some extra space, or are looking to sell your property at a better rate, adding a kitchen extension may be something to consider. Expanding the kitchen will instantly open up extra space within the home and can add instant value too your house price too. Extending your kitchen may require planning permission before any work can begin, and this can be a lengthy process. Get your extension plans drawn up by an architect and submitted for consideration as soon as possible to avoid any delays. Kitchen extensions allow you to create a... Read More »