Extension Cost: 2020 Building Price Comparison UK (updated)

With the rising costs of moving house showing no signs of slowing down, it’s understandable why many people choose to have an extension built on their existing home rather than buy another. However, you also have to understand that many people have got the rest of their house and garden just how they want it. … Read more

Underfloor Heating Cost: 2020 System Installation Prices UK

Many of us still think of underfloor heating in your home as a luxury item.  However, there are practical reasons why you might consider installing it. As it offers a high-quality alternative heat source, without necessarily breaking the bank.   As well as the luxury, high-class element to underfloor heating, it’s also versatile and appeals to … Read more

How much does an Orangery cost? 2020 prices

Okay, we should all know what a conservatory or a garden room is. You’ll see them up and down suburbia, made from uPVC, double glazing and a clear plastic roof.  But have you ever heard of an Orangerie? Just mentioning the word, conjures up visions of elegant, stately homes built in England between 1700 and … Read more

How Much Does It Cost To Build A Garage? 2020 UK Full Guide

Have you got a special car you want to keep indoors, out of the sun and the ice? Do you go cycling and have expensive bikes you want to keep under lock and key? How about somewhere to keep and use exercise equipment? If so, you’ll need somewhere to do all these things. A garage … Read more

Chimney Removal Cost: 2020 Price Comparison UK

Why on earth would anyone want to remove their chimney? That’s a good question and deserves a good answer.   With the rise in coal prices compared to gas, and now we have more regard for keeping the air clean, more and more people are turning to gas central heating. This means that the part of … Read more

How Much Does Artificial Grass Cost? 2020 Installation Prices

Artificial grass has come a long way since the early days. It was the sports industry that started it all off. They demanded a better surface on which to play. They wanted something that gave a consistent surface in any weather; snow, rain or sunshine. And, would look good under a domed arena with no … Read more

Cost of Rendering A House in 2020: Jobs For The Exterior Walls

Rendering the external walls of a house provides a cheap and effective way of making a home waterproof and attractive to look at. Finding someone to render your house is however difficult if you want the job done properly and don’t know where to start. Not only that, but you also need an experienced tradesman … Read more

How much does a Tarmac driveway cost? 2020 price guide

To the untrained eye Tarmac and asphalt seem to be the same. But in fact, asphalt’s constituents are crushed gravel and bitumen (refined from crude oil), whereas Tarmac uses natural tar (Tarmac is also a brand name). Driveway installers generally use asphalt more than Tarmac as its more convenient, but most people use the terms … Read more

Plastering Room Cost Guide (2020 updated)

If we live in an older house, we’ll probably find that the standard of plaster leaves a lot to be desired. Old houses settle over the years and anything brittle tends to crack and crumble with the movement. Among other things in the property, plaster falls into this category. Plaster has multiple functions in your … Read more

New Roof Cost: 2020 Replacement Price Comparison UK

No matter how much money we have, everyone likes a bargain basement purchase. However, when we need a new roof, we should never choose the cheapest. The roof is a vitally important protection, not only for the house itself but also for our belongings and ourselves. That’s why when we need a new roof we … Read more