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 2020)

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 (2021 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 2021)

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

Fitted Wardrobe Costs – Bespoke Installation & Fitting

Everyone needs somewhere to store their clothes, but sometimes a standard freestanding wardrobe won’t do at all, and in cases like these, you need to have a fitted wardrobe.  Let’s take a look at your circumstances and the different potential problems before we move on and find out what types are available and how much … Read more

How Much Does A Roof Replacement Cost?

Domestic roofs always come in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials. Whatever the variations are, however, they all have certain features in common that have been developed over many thousands of years to keep the interiors dry and warm. Because the style of roof, its construction principles and types of roofing materials can vary, … Read more