Fusebox Replacement Costs (for 2022)

A fusebox, more commonly known these days as a consumer unit is an important part of your domestic electrical circuits. Previously, all wiring emanated from one central location, the fusebox. This ensured that if faults occurred in any circuit, the corresponding fuse would blow, rendering the circuit unusable until the user replaced the fuse. Unfortunately, … Read more

Double Glazing Cost: 2022 Window Price Comparison UK

Most people agree that it is a wise move to reduce your heating bills. Not only does it give you more disposable income every month, but also it’s good for the environment. The best and easiest method to reduce energy loss in our homes is to insulate wherever we can. However, this doesn’t just mean … Read more

Conservatory Prices: 2022 Fully Fitted Cost Comparison UK

Installing a conservatory onto your home provides a useful and versatile extra room. Although the total installation cost of a conservatory won’t be less than a few thousand pounds, you will find that the extra space available will be worth every penny. A conservatory is a room made using a framework infilled with translucent panels … Read more

Disability Friendly Home Modifications

A guide to modifications you can make in the home to make it more disability friendly Few houses are equipped for the disabled, making many basic, household tasks impossible.  Luckily, refitting your home to be more accessible to those with disabilities is not as difficult as it sounds – and there are financial options available … Read more

Block Paving Prices & Cost Per M2 (for 2022)

Block paving is a common sight in the residential areas of the UK. Furthermore, it sometimes seems that almost every house has a driveway or patio constructed from block paving. Why is block paving installation so popular? Firstly, they are readily available from garden centres, builders merchants and home improvement stores. They come in a … Read more

Cost of Repointing Brickwork – House & Walls Guide (updated)

When you build a house or wall from stone, brick or concrete block (the ‘hard bits’) you need something soft and malleable to mould itself to the contours of the ‘hard bits’; will act as an adhesive to hold the ‘hard bits’ together; and to waterproof the joints between the ‘hard bits’. A professional will … Read more

Keeping Children Safe Online (Updated for 2022)

Experts agree that children are at a greater risk for unwanted contact and exploitation by criminals than ever before.  Unfortunately, this is due to the advent of the commercial Internet and, more specifically, social media. While the Internet is a source of great knowledge covering almost every subject imaginable, as well as a portal into … Read more

Cost of Rewiring A House (2022 Guide)

If we own a house, there will come a time when we need to have some electrical work done. For some reason, the word ‘rewiring’ usually strikes fear into householders. They imagine huge bills and months of upheaval in the house as electricians rip up floorboards and knock the plaster off the walls. Yes, rewiring … Read more

Scaffolding Hire Prices (for 2022)

Scaffolding is indispensable as safety and access equipment when working above head height. Many people look at the cost of scaffolding or staging and dismiss it, preferring instead to use a ladder. Working from a ladder wastes time and is often unsafe. The operative will balance on the rungs, only able to work with one … Read more

Karndean Flooring Cost – Including Fitting & Installation

Karndean is a company who specialises in manufacturing luxury vinyl flooring. Vinyl is a durable and wear-resistant material perfect for making into floor coverings. The surface is softer than most other hard floor coverings and is very resistant to stains. Vinyl flooring comes in different thicknesses and qualities and this will determine its durability. Karndean, … Read more