With many businesses are now operating from residential properties, it's essential that such businesses have a plan B when it comes to power. For my own business, I bought a diesel generator to ensure my business could keep our communication lines open 24/7.
If you're looking for ways to cut back on unnecessary expense, then starting with your property and its foundations will help to save you money. A lot of plumbers get called out to properties that have clogged drains, blocked toilets or even a slow supply to water.
I share a video with you below that highlights the very real dangers of trying to save money by hiring the cheapest plumber you can find. Believe me, the cheapest plumber who is also a good plumber - is either never available (too busy), or raises his fees due to the demand.
Everyone wants that little edge for their home; "An Englishman's home is his castle" has never been more true. What always makes your house stand out is the quality of the house sign and with a plethora available on the market, Ardosia have entered to produce the finest quality Ardosia deep engraved slate house signs. You can now have house signs custom made in a wide range of materials.
As we approach the Summer and (hopefully) the warmer weather, now may be the time to start thinking about painting and repairing your swimming pool for the months ahead. Should this be your first time of painting your pool, you might be wondering how big this task is, but not to worry as our tips on getting your swimming pool ready for Summer is sure to help you out.
Energy efficient windows are an important consideration for both new and existing homes. Heat gain and heat loss through windows are responsible for 25%-30% of residential heating and cooling energy use. If your existing windows are in good condition, taking steps to reduce the energy loss through windows can make your home more comfortable and save you money on energy bills. Energy efficient glazing helps reduce your carbon footprint and your energy bills, whether with double or triple glazing, secondary glazing, or just heavier curtains. Update Existing Windows to Improve EfficiencyIf your windows are in good condition, taking steps to improve their efficiency may be the most cost-effective option to increase the comfort of your home and save money on energy costs.
Condensation within the HomeHave you ever noticed droplets of water forming on the inside of your windows? This liquid forming on your windows is called condensation, and it can appear on your windows in your living room, bathroom, kitchen and bedrooms. The reason why it happens is all to do with the temperature inside and outside the building and the amount of moisture in the air inside the property. What is Condensation? When warm air which is full of moisture comes into contact with a wall or window, that is colder than it is, the warm air is unable to retain the same amount of moisture, and the water is released onto the cold surface, this can also happen when warm air and cold air meet, causing condensation which is visible to see to form.
If you've been dealt the short stick in your family home and are left with the smallest bedroom, your bad luck may just be about to change. Although we can not alter the dimensions of your bedroom, we know some handy tips on how to make your small bedroom look bigger, some of them you definitely won't have heard before.
Interior Design without Breaking the BankIf like many of us you want your home to look fabulous, but don't like the idea of paying mega amounts for a design team, then why not have a go yourself? You more than anybody will know your taste and preference, it's all about putting pen to paper, but in this case your ideas to life! So, let's give this a go. Together we want to help make your house a home, by putting your own stamp on things. No matter if you're a first time buyer looking for some affordable types on how to decorate your home or you're simply looking to redecorate one of your rooms to something fresher and more stylish, we have you covered.
Common Plumbing ProblemsIt may often seem that plumbing problems happen at the worst time, you can almost guarantee that a cracked pipe or unlit boiler on a freezing cold winters' night. These tend to be the times when we put the most pressure on the appliances and therefore when they're being worked to breaking point.