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 »

Add style to your bathroom

A bathroom may serve a few obvious purposes, but that doesn’t mean it needs to be boring. There are many ways in which you can add style, character and personality to your bathroom or wet room, and we’re here to tell you how. Great bathrooms are those that combine fantastic interior design with personal touches, and there are many ways in which you can do this. Photo frames and family prints The most common room in a home for family photos is of course the living room, as it’s a place where you entertain friends and family members, however, you can also add these to your bathroom walls too. You can buy splash proof frames that protect your prints no matter how much moisture is in the room. It may... 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 »

Will renovating your home improve its selling value?

If you are considering selling your home, have you thought about increasing its selling value by doing to renovating to it. Selling a home that hasn’t been redecorated since you first moved into it, may need some updating before you put it back on the market. This increase in house value tend to come from new modern kitchens and bathroom, so this would be the areas you would want to consider improving the most. With kitchens becoming the central hub of a home it is even more important to get this right. You also need to think about the cost of improving your home before selling, and see if the increase in selling value will be enough to justify the renovation. You can seek advice from a variety of estate... Read More »