There are many reasons you might be considering the value of your home. Whether you’re thinking about putting your house on the market or just want to make the most of your property, these tips will help you make your property more valuable. 
From free or inexpensive improvements to projects that require investment, we’ll look at several ways to add value to your home.. 
Christmas is nearly here, and excitement is building. Everyone is looking forward to being ho, ho, home for Christmas. It’s that time of year when family and friends gather across the country to eat way too much food. It’s a lovely period but it can be quite stressful. Here are a few tips to make your house as Christmassy and homely as possible. 
Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy your garden. In fact, those outdoor evenings will be some of the best. Do you want to entertain, or would you rather enjoy the space all by yourself?  
Create a cosy winter paradise by implementing a few of the following suggestions. 
The days are getting shorter, and the temperature is plummeting. The season for winter coats and hot chocolate is almost in full swing. You might thoroughly enjoy winter, unfortunately, so does damp. 
There are some types of damp that thrive in wintry conditions. The colder temperatures, central heating and increased rainfall create the perfect environment for it to run rampant. 
It’s getting to that time of the year when darkness falls a little sooner and the cold starts creeping in. Many of us love the feeling of the crisp, autumn air. It’s a beautiful time of year. However, autumn will be over before we know it. 
Winter is approaching and given the predicted rise in energy bills, it’s understandable that people are feeling apprehensive. There are steps we can take to make sure our homes are ready for winter and don’t cost the earth to heat. 
Damage to property is never something that a landlord wants to deal with, however, knowledge is power. Knowing which damage problems are most common will prevent future headaches. 
While general wear-and-tear is to be expected, damage is a different story. 
Here are six of the most common damage problems left by tenants. 
On the 15th of June, significant changes to building regulations came into effect. The idea behind the changes is to improve energy efficiency and help the United Kingdom move towards its Net Zero targets. 
Construction and other building industries have always been a major contributor to the overall carbon emissions. It is only right that as we move towards a healthier planet, building and construction plays its part. 
Unless you are about to tuck into a giant slab of stilton cheese, mould isn’t an appetising thought. It looks unsightly, it brings a nasty fragrance with it. If you have an area bespeckled with black mould, ignoring it isn’t going to make it go away. 
You probably have that friend, the “sort of” handy one who comes around and does your little bits of DIY. They might add a lock to your shed door or paint your skirting board. So, you show them this freckled area of damp and they tell you with confident authority that “it won’t hurt you, it’s only a cosmetic problem.” 
Well, that’s alright then, isn’t it? 
Well, if you are reading this article now, please feel free to forward it to your handy friend. You see, it could quite easily be more than just a cosmetic problem. 
There are many reasons that you would be considering installing a driveway. 
It might be that you have just moved into a property and want to update its look. You might wish to bring your car closer to the house instead of parking it on a road. But you have made the decision to have one laid. 
So now what do you need to consider when planning a driveway? 
You’ve seen all the pictures, heard all horror stories, and now you are worried that you might have damp in your house. Nobody wants that. 
Not only can it cause respiratory problems for you and your family, but it can cause structural damage. Neither are an ideal situation for a family home. But how can you be sure you have damp? 
Here are some tell-tale signs that you have damp in your home. 
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