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Extending your home

From loft conversions to conservatories, there are many ways to increase the size of your house. But even the simplest extension will cost five figures. So before you rush into any decisions, do your homework to fully understand what you're getting into.

Home improvement

There are so many ways to improve your homes. From replacing your windows to building a swimming pool, you can spend a few hundred pounds or several thousands.

However, it's worth remembering that not all improvements will add value to your property. Indeed, sometimes you will may even reduce the value of your home.

Moving house

Although moving house can be an exciting time, there are many potential pitfalls. Fortunately, with the right advice, almost all hurdles can be overcome

From understanding the conveyancing process to choosing the right estate agent, there is great deal to read about.

Property maintenance

We can't all be all DIY divas but we can all carry out simple jobs. From plumbing to the electrics, a little know-how could save you the cost of a tradesman.

From cleaning your guttering to simple plumbing jobs, don't be afraid to get your hands dirty.


Whether you're looking for a local builder to fix your roof, or you need to find a plumber to install a new shower, choosing a reliable tradesman is essential.

Although, a good job can never be guaranteed, you can reduce the risk of something going wrong by using a well regarded professional. Take a look at our local directory to find out more.

Energy efficiency

Becoming energy efficient isn't always as straight forward as it sounds, particularly when money is tight.

Are the potential long term savings enough to justify the cost of underfloor heating? Will cavity wall insulation make much of a difference? All you can do is to make the best choices for you and your family, for today and tomorrow.