Sam Allcock

Three Transformative Home Tech Trends For 2021

Three Transformative Home Tech Trends For 2021

COVID-19 has meant we’ve spent more time in our houses than ever over the last year. It has already changed the way many of us feel about where we live, and it seems likely that at least some of the changes will last far beyond the end of the pandemic. For instance,...

Can You Put Bathroom Wall Panels Over Tiles?

Can You Put Bathroom Wall Panels Over Tiles?

Put simply, yes you can. You can install plastic bathroom panels over tiles without needing to remove the tiles to do it. The procedure is straightforward. No hacking off or plastering is required. It is, however, vital to ensure that the measurements for the tile...

How Often Should You Mow the Lawn?

How Often Should You Mow the Lawn?

Regular mowing remains the most important lawn care activity. Although you may consider annual spring tasks like aerating and scarifying to make your lawn better, all these tasks without regular mowing may be in vain. Each time you trim the tips of your grass, it...

In 2021 HMO can be your Best Option for Home Buying

In 2021 HMO can be your Best Option for Home Buying

Who are HMO design: HMO is defined as a residential property 'a house in multiple occupations (HMO), or a house of multiple occupancies, shared by more than one household. Their offer is set for all property buyers, which include well-furnished houses for single or...

What is the difference between cold and warm light?

What is the difference between cold and warm light?

Times when light was used solely for expelling darkness are long past us. Nowadays it has become an important part of interior and exterior design - it sets the atmosphere and can expose/hide any detail we desire. And it's not just the looks that matter - colour...

Bumper new Uni-Blinds® brochure ‘brings glazing to life

Bumper new Uni-Blinds® brochure ‘brings glazing to life

Morley Glass & Glazing has launched a new 96-page brochure which gives door and window installers a valuable tool to help homeowners, architects and interior designers realise the benefits of its extensive range of property-enhancing Uni-Blinds® integral blinds...

How to deal with insurance adjusters

How to deal with insurance adjusters

Once you start the process of making a settlement claim with an insurance company, you will be assigned a particular claims adjuster to work on your case. These are people who are insurance agents. These people are responsible for selling and to maintain your policy....

Importance of Insulation in Homes

Importance of Insulation in Homes

Insulation in homes is one of the most important factors in terms of energy efficiency and meeting zero greenhouse gas emissions across the UK by 2050. With the UK government having targeted over a million homes for an energy efficiency upgrade between 2015 and 2020...

Myths about cheap bathroom tiles

Myths about cheap bathroom tiles

Tiles are generally assumed to be expensive. It does not always have to be so. We take a look at some of the myths surrounding cheap bathroom tiles. There is a lot to consider when you choose your bathroom tiles. You will have to take into consideration everything,...

A Guide to Growing Your Own Hemp for CBD

A Guide to Growing Your Own Hemp for CBD

As you design your dream home, you’re probably finding ways to create a garden that provides you with health and happiness. Growing your own vegetables is a great way to source fresh and organic vegetables with no hidden chemicals. However, you can go further than...

How To Choose Your Dream House

How To Choose Your Dream House

Why Shouldn't You Rush Your Dream Home? Everyone dreams of having their own home—a place of warmth and comfort where you can easily picture yourself living in the foreseeable future. However, choosing your dream house isn't like any other real estate purchase. There...

What should be on your new homeowner checklist?

What should be on your new homeowner checklist?

So, this is it - you’ve finally purchased your first home, and you can’t wait to move in. Congratulations! Owning your own home is one of the biggest things you’ll ever achieve in life, and once you’re on that property ladder, you’ll likely never want to rent again....

Exterior Upgrades to Add Value to Your Home

Exterior Upgrades to Add Value to Your Home

The exterior of your house has a massive impact on the valuation of your property. It can affect the way other homes within your neighbourhood are perceived, and the local appeal is of most importance. If you take good care of it and upgrade the exterior of your house...

Should You Add A Shade Sail to your Patio?

Should You Add A Shade Sail to your Patio?

To sail or not to sail? And no, I do not mean jetting off on a boat to Aruba! I am talking about the savvy of investing in some of the popular shade sails that are taking the commercial world by storm. In regards to outdoor areas, for schools,...

How to deal with niche employment law?

How to deal with niche employment law?

The ongoing trend of employees facing sexual harassment in their workplace is a disgrace to the current society. This sin needs to be eradicated, and this can be made possible with the help of compassionate lawyers, and of course, awareness. If people were to be aware...

When can a loft conversion be classed as a bedroom?

When can a loft conversion be classed as a bedroom?

Loft conversions are one of the most popular ways to extend a home. And this is for good reason: there’s not actually any extending involved, and it’s also a pretty cost-effective way to create an additional liveable space in your home. One of the most common...