What to Check When Buying an Old Home

Thinking of buying an old home? You might need to think of these potential problems first. I love old homes: their exposed brickwork, the wooden beams in the ceiling, and the potential they have to become a stunning family home. They have something that modern homes just don’t have. That’s why so many people choose them over the more contemporary options on the housing market.…

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The Best Time to Redecorate Your Bathroom is January!

I know you don’t want to risk losing hot water in January, but it’s actually the best time to redecorate your bathroom. It’s still cold outside in January, and so the last thing you want to do is cut off your hot water supply and lose the chance of having a nice warm bath. However, January is actually the perfect month in which to redecorate…

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Home Improvements: DIY Or Call In The Pros?

Now that we’ve entered into a new year, one of the things that’s going to be pretty high on a lot of people’s list of priorities is home improvements. Whether they want to sell their home or simply use the space they have more effectively, the new year often gets people thinking about the things they could do in order to get a little bit…

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How to fund a home renovation

Financing a home renovation or extension can be a challenge. Most people save up for weeks or even months to get enough money for a single renovation. So you may be wondering how you could realistically fund your project. In this article, we’re going to describe a couple of acceptable ways to fund a home renovation.   Use your savings Once you start putting money…

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How to avoid house renovation disasters

Our house renovation did not always go to plan, so here are some tips on how to avoid house renovation disasters. Hopefully, I can help a few people out, and they can avoid making the same mistakes that we did. Making a stud wall We ‘found’ an old doorway that had clearly been boarded up a few years ago. Our house must have originally had…

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