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How to improve my chances of selling my home Even if you have already put your property on the market, you should still look to improve your chances of selling it.  If you are looking to buy and sell a...
Top ten outdoor garden festoon lights 2019 When having a garden party or simple BBQ this Summer, investing in some festoon lights can give an event a warm, inviting and elegant feel. Festoon lighting comes in many forms.  Known globally as...
How to buy and sell a property at the same time can be an arduous task, but if you know a few simple tricks to keep your chain together, it can be a breeze. Depending on how many buyers and...
How to treat Chicken Pox When dealing with Chicken Pox, you need to attend to the infection as well as managing the symptoms of the person affected. Follow this guide: Keep the person affected off nursery, school or away from public places...
How to apply for Planning Permission When extending when your home or building a new home, you may need to apply for planning permission.  If you are building a Summer House or an outbuilding, you should make sure whether you...
How to apply for Building Control You should apply for building control AFTER you have completed the following steps: Check whether you need planning permission from your local authority for your build. If you do need planning permission, click here...
What is a loft conversion A loft conversion can benefit a property by giving you more space for a growing family and it also adds value to your home. The prospect of major building works carried out in your home can be...
How to remortgage my property If you are coming to the end of a fixed term mortgage, you shouldn't just go with your existing mortgage provider when your current mortgage ends.  Mortgage lenders should take into consideration the current value...
How to stop foxes coming into your garden If you have ever come across a fox in your garden, particularly if you have children with you, it can be a very frightening experience. Foxes are just not scared of people anymore.  More...
What is the best garden furniture Spring is a beautiful time of year and it usually brings thoughts of upgrading your outside space.  Maybe you need to buy a new BBQ, new garden furniture or some glamorous festoon lights to...