Category: Home Improvement

  • Roman drainage systems that influenced the world

    The Romans were an incredible group of people who have had an influence on many of the modern ways of living. From developing our road network right through to the ways in which we sanitise our homes, there is no doubt that they were revolutionary in the way they developed new and interesting methods for […]

  • The Risks of Flooding and Taking Care of your Drains

    Something which is causing a risk as global warming and climate change start to increase is flooding. Flooding is something that can have many causes – from bad weather and storms to homes that are built on flood plain. It is always worth ensuring that you are prepared should the worst happen, and also being […]

  • Making your Garage Greener – Three Ways to Save Energy and Money

    As well as climate change, the rising costs of energy prices means that saving energy in the home is more important than ever. Although many people when thinking about this initially think about the main part of their house, it is also important to consider the garage too. If you have a garage, here are […]

  • Ways to Accent Your Kitchen

    You may spend a lot of time in your kitchen. It is the place where you make your morning coffee and cook your evening dinner. It can be a gathering space for family and friends while you entertain them. The kitchen gets a lot of use. Show your kitchen some love and make it an […]

  • Making your conservatory work for you

    The conservatory area of the house is something of an unsung hero. It sometimes finds itself as an impromptu storage area for gardening equipment or just general house junk. It’s also that part of the house that you move through to get to the garden. This is a great shame as it could become one […]

  • Safe as Houses – How to Make sure your Home is Safe from Burglaries

    Because now most of us are once again going back out there in daily life to school and to work, as well as being able to go off on holiday, something that we should all be thinking about is the security of our home  when we are not there. Burglars can strike anywhere, so making […]

  • Rats coming up the toilet!!

    Do you have a nightmare about rats coming up your pipes and out of the toilet? You’re not alone as it’s a terrifying thought that bothers a lot of people – normally when they are just about to sit in the toilet!! Unfortunately, if you suspect you have rats on your property, they are more […]

  • The benefits of rubber matting

    You probably haven’t given much thought to rubber matting. Why would you? Well, when it comes to finding a solution to a specific issue you might have in your home or workplace, rubber matting could well be the solution you’re looking for. If you’re having slipping issues, dirty carpet problems or need to make an […]

  • Six occasions when a transfer of equity may be appropriate

    There are some occasions when this type of transfer may be appropriate. Here we look at six of the most common reasons. Image Credit Divorce One reasons for this type of transfer is due to divorce. A couple may have invested jointly in a property and a large investment, such as a jointly owned house, […]

  • 3 Ways to Winterproof Your Home

    If you live in an area where winters are cold and snowy, you’ll want to take a few steps to winterproof your home. Protecting your house from the elements early can save you from spending extra on heating costs or having to repair damages.