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3 Home Improvement Suggestions For Smaller Homes

29th July 2021

Here’s a remarkable statistic for you. Over the last 40 years, the average size of a new-build property in the UK has shrunk by 20%.  If you live in a new-build that was constructed within this period, you will be familiar with this and maybe wishing you could think of ways to create more space,...

How To Get Your Front Door Looking Stylish For Instagram

16th July 2021

You can easily get front door envy when you type in the hashtags #frontdoor or #frontdoors on Instagram.  The lengths that some people go to with their front doors is admirable and they should be applauded for it as there’s no doubt that having an attractive front door helps a house make a fantastic first...

How To Transform A Sunroom Into An Office Space

15th July 2021

Working methods are set to change forever. Will you be working from home on a permanent basis, or for a few days of the week, even after all of the current restrictions have finally been lifted? If so, you will need to get a proper home office organised, if you haven’t got one sorted already. ...

3 Ways Of Adding The Feeling Of Summer To Your Home

21st June 2021

  It can feel like torture if you can’t get outside in summer when it’s hot and sunny and you live in a house that’s quite dark inside and feels sweltering hot at times.  You just want to break free of the space, but that’s not always possible, say, for instance, if you are having...

3 Easy DIY Ideas You Can Complete This Summer

15th June 2021

There will be very little scope for a holiday abroad this summer, so why not invest the money you will save from not going abroad into your home instead! If you like the idea of enhancing where you live, but would rather use that holiday money for other things, that can easily be achieved.  There...

Why Bi-Folding Doors Are Essential For A Homecation

15th May 2021

There is going to be far more people in Scotland remaining in this beautiful country of ours this summer than boarding a plane and heading abroad.  A big percentage of them will be saving the pennies and taking a homecation, that is staying at home for the duration of their summer holiday.  Is that what...

3 Projects That Have The Potential To Decrease The Value Of Your Home

3rd February 2021

You should only ever make big changes to your home when you know for certain that they will enhance its value.  The current home trends that we outlined in our blog post last month are good examples of how you can achieve this aim.  What you certainly don’t want is for so-called ‘enhancements’ to result...

3 Home Trends Set To Be Absolutely Huge In 2021

8th January 2021

The New Year so often inspires people to make a fresh start in different areas of their lives. This may include investing in their home and enhancing it to give themselves a nicer place to live.  Is this something you’re considering doing in 2021? It’s never a bad idea to do home improvements, you just...

How To Add Some Fashionable Festive Touches To Your Home

2nd December 2020

We’ve all come to terms with the fact that this Christmas will be slightly different, and we’re not going to let it stop us having plenty of festive fun.  There will be many hours spent on Zoom having pre-Christmas celebrations and catch-ups, and our homes will be decorated a bit more extravagantly than normal.  Putting...

The Best Home Improvement Projects This Winter

20th November 2020

As the days get colder, the evenings close in fast, and with lockdowns in many areas across the country again, we’ll be spending a lot of time inside this year.  We don’t have to see that as a negative however, especially if your home is a safe, comfortable blanket, and a space that you enjoy...

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