Our roofs often go unnoticed and, consequently, unkempt. We tend to care about our indoor spaces and often neglect our home’s exterior. But with our roofs exposed to the harsh weather, especially the heat here in Australia, it can age quickly. When your home’s exterior is neglected, it can result in a shabby, run-down looking home. But a neglected roof can be more detrimental than a downgraded curb appeal.
Upgrading your bedroom can be a great way to express yourself and unleash your creativity. This is an activity that will allow you to relieve stress and manage your anxiety. It gives you a perfect chance to turn your bedroom into a private sanctuary and a happy place. Room upgrades can sound tedious and overwhelming. However, we are here to help make this process easier by providing expert tips on bedroom upgrades.
When you’re trying to sell your home, there are a lot of things that you have to consider very carefully. From the schedule of the sale to your position in the chain, the number of things that you have to think about can be overwhelming. However, if there’s one thing that’s more significant when you’re trying to sell your home than anything else, it’s ensuring that you get the right price for it. When you’re trying to get the possible price for your home, one of the first places that you will likely look will be to an estate agent. The right estate agent is essential for not only selling your home at the right price but also for taking you through much of the sale process as a whole. However, in recent years there have been several significant shifts in how estate agents can help. In particular, the rise of online estate agents have made a huge difference to many people trying to sell their homes.
While trends don’t dictate everything and you should consider your own style needs before diving into the hottest new things, knowing what’s in trend right now can offer a bit of inspiration and possibly guide you to new ideas you love. If you’re curious about some new trends this year that cabinets could be seeing, here are just a few of them.
Sometimes spending a little extra goes a long way. While it may sound contradictory, there are situations where the benefits outweigh the costs and save you from a major headache. So before you make your next purchase, consider if going the cheapest route is your best option. Here are five reasons spending more can save you money.
Are you fond of gardening but hate to see your efforts go to waste because of the uncertain weather conditions? You have heard about greenhouses, but do not take a step in this direction as a traditional greenhouse takes up a lot of space and also time and effort to erect and get going. How about a lean-to greenhouse, a brilliant innovation that has caught the imagination of the homeowners around the country these days? A lean-to greenhouse is a wonderful idea for homeowners who are short on space and also short on budget. Let us find out if it is ideal to invest in this structure called lean-to greenhouse or not.
Nature is incredibly powerful and deeply inspiring for some people. However, that power can very quickly turn and become an unmitigated and highly dangerous threat to people’s way of life. With climate change and global warming leading to a vast increase in the number of natural disasters happening all over the world, there is an increasing need for humanity to both solve these issues, but also be prepared for restoration in the aftermath. That is where Standpoint Total Restoration Management comes into the picture. Find out more about the work this Texas-based firm does, and how it rebuilds lives when it can seem that all hope is lost.
If you are a homeowner or just enjoy living in a clean and sound house you have most likely thought about or encountered pest damage. Ants, termites, cockroaches, mice, bed bugs… All of them have their place in the great outdoors and a position in the natural ecosystem but once inside our homes they tend to unbalance the way we planned out our lives and cause damage to our establishment.
It is about time you stepped out of your existing cramped and shabby home and returned to a modern house sporting the latest design trends. Then a full home renovation is what you need. It lets you have an almost entirely new home without having to sell your old home and moving into a new environment.
While trends may shift and fashion changes rapidly, few can deny that our homes’ current modern look has an overarching theme. Simplicity, minimalism, and streamlined design seem to be prevalent in both interior design magazines and retailer warehouses, and there are quite a few reasons for that state of affairs.
The government has voiced bold infrastructure ambitions for some time. Yet, simultaneously, the UK pledged to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Considering the environmental impact construction has, achieving both will only be possible if the construction sector finds ways to reduce its carbon footprint. This is why the Government’s National Infrastructure Strategy is so vital. The recently unveiled strategy aims to drive forward infrastructure in a way that will help the UK achieve net zero, with R&D being a cornerstone of the puzzle.
Whether you’re planning on improving your property in order to sell, or you just feel your home needs a major change, it’s best to know what you’re up against before you make a start. In this article, we’ll give you a few tips on how to make your renovation a success, and how to make sure you can afford it all.
Now is the time for getting out the winter woollies and winter shoes but it’s also the time to prepare your home. Poor insulation can cause the home to become colder and more hostile (definitely something you don’t want if you’re also planning on selling your property). Company Cavitech-UK who are located in Worthing, West Sussex are cavity wall extraction specialists who have shared their top tips for getting your home winter ready!
The kitchen has become a space for multitasking, where we cook, eat, work, home-school, relax, and enjoy our passions. Yet, in light of the health crisis, it’s also become a hygienic space full of renewed utility, functionality and comfort. With a new “normal” forecasted to be on the horizon, will trends settled post-pandemic, or will the kitchen return to a more traditional role in the home? Better yet, what are the new kitchen design trends to looks out for.
A vision for smarter, more sustainable living, integrated with the fundamental Nordic principles for life; the cohesion of these two concepts is elemental to Lars Gitz Architects, a Scandinavian practice
dedicated to assuring sustainable and aesthetic solutions with long lasting value for clients, occupants and society. Continually challenging the limitations of space and form to create truly unique buildings that encapsulate exceptional technical skills and quixotic aspirations, Lars Gitz Architects designs spaces for and of the future.
If you’re looking to sell your home in the current climate of COVID-19, Brexit and Christmas you’ll need a special edge. Jonathan Rolande, Director of property buying company House Buy Fast has quite a few free actionable tips to increase your house value and give you that competitive edge in the sellers’ market.
In the last two decades, China has undergone a period of mega-growth. The expansion seen throughout the region is truly incredible. Key to that development have been the team at Turenscape. Led by Kongjian Yu, they have achieved the remarkable and been justly recognised as one of the Leaders in Innovative and Environmentally Friendly Designs, China, 2020. We profile the firm to see how they’ve made such a strong impact.
Although asbestos can severely damage our lungs if inhaled, it was a common substance used between the 1950s–80s due to the many structural advantages it gave. The use of asbestos has now been banned, however it is still present in many older structures that exist today. With this said, we discuss the top three hazards that are commonly associated with asbestos and how to prevent exposure to them.
The office work paradigm was shifting before the pandemic, but remote working on a mass scale has transformed our view of where and how we work, creating profound and irreversible change in the way offices and working spaces will be used in a post-Covid world, a new report from international law firm Withers explains.
When assessing budget and putting together a financial plan in the construction sector, the aspect of safety can very often take a back seat. While it’s easy to neglect this area and focus on other concerns such as equipment and marketing, safety is one area that no business can afford to skimp on. It’s vital to give a good amount of attention to your safety budget, so to help you put an effective plan together, consider these three strategies.