Spruce Up Your Home with Windows

Your home can begin to look a little run down if you do not give it the care and attention it needs. A nice new set of windows can usually do the trick! These Halesowen windows are a great choice when you are looking for top quality and looks in your new double glazed windows for your home.

Conveyancing Costs UK

Moving house is a stressful and expensive time, with fees for many stages of the moving process! The average cost of solicitors for moving can quickly spiral, so it is a good idea to check the costs you are likely to incur before starting.
Variably Weather Even In July Doesn’t Dampen Spirits

This time of year is fab.  For a variety of reasons too.  The weather has markedly improved – the torrential rain and incredibly winds have gone until lat summer and the temperatures are soaring.  This in itself is great although the last couple of years, the first week of Wimbledon has been frighteningly hot – […]

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Thank You Rain – Time To Browse For Decor Ideas

This time of year can be very slightly tricky – take the weather for example.  We have been promising ourselves some time out to carry out a real upgrade of our decor and interior design.   We’ve been in our nice comfortable four bedroomed house for several years and it had a professional redorcation throughout a […]

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Middle Age Hand Hewn Timber Houses On Show

I am reminded of a trip I took to a very ultra modern city – in the States.  The very history of the site dictates it cannot be more than 200 years old and so buildings less than that.  I smiled when shown around a particular highlight for my host family.  Their local heritage society […]

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Gabled Ends & Lead Paned Windows – Never Never Land

There are some phases in house design that stand the test of time so much better than others.  I’m thinking here of the humble victorian and edwardian terrace houses – sometimes an absolute eyesore these days.  Even when the various owners have done their best to bring the place to life, its difficult to make […]

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Making A Relaxing Grown Up Den In The Bedroom

We all tend to view rooms differently to perhaps our spouse & family might.  I know someone who spends an amazing amount of her spare time up in her bedroom – she has a recliner armchair, drinks cabinet, small tv and candles for relaxation.  This is all so her other half can sit and watch […]

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Expanding A Cramped Space From Inside to Out

There are so many new choices out there for making our homes appear bigger and more spacious.  One key area is the patio – being able to have bi-fold doors across the back of the house ca make a tremendous difference to quite a lot of homes.  Not all, of course.  In my own case, […]

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Huge Extensions Benefit From Best Architectural Advice

I know of one couple who have added a huge extension on to their 1920s double fronted detached . . .  They had four bedrooms but only one bathroom – growing family of teenagers meant it was all hell let loose of a morning.  so an old barn type outhouse was incorporated into the plan […]

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Making Useable Space Out Of Thin Air

There comes a time in every house’s life when the owner has to look around and decide what stays and what goes!  That much loved carpet upstairs that you had put down the day you moved in – now when exactly was that . . .  20 years ago?!  Then there are the dado rails […]

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Madcap Self Build Brigade With Huge Following

I sometimes catch a programme that covers truly unique high end house building schemes.  Individual plots.  Where we meet the apparently foolhardy pair of dreamers with their tiny budget and heads full of grandiose ideas . . . . .  the host seems to have all the rights to this format – he’s also the […]

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