Homes & Gardens

Agreements you need before Selling your House

Selling your house can be one stressful process. With so many papers to fix, so many meetings to arrange with different people, and other things to consider, you may sometimes lose hope of selling it. Aside from hiring cheap conveyancing solicitors that can help you with plenty of the needed things, what else are you supposed to be looking out for?

Well, in this article, we'll be...

How to Make a Small Room Look Bigger - Designer Tips and Tricks

How many times have you complained that a particular room or your entire house feels too small? Small spaces can be great and more budget-conscious, but they can also be tricky to design, keep organised and feel as though they work for you. But just because you have a small space doesn’t mean you have to move house; instead, why not embrace some designer tips and tricks that can make the...

Tips for Maintaining Your Period Property in the UK

When it comes to the character in a home, period properties throughout the UK are brimming with it. These properties were built before WWI and tend to encompass the Georgian, Edwardian and Victorian ages. They feature beautiful details and are striking to look at, but thanks to their age they do require some pretty regular maintenance and upkeep. Here's a look at some of the steps you may...

A bathroom can be worst for water usage and excessive plastic packaging

Six practical tips to make your bathroom eco-friendly

The bathroom might be one of the smallest rooms in the home but it can be worst for water usage and excessive plastic packaging. Experts share top tips on how to make greener choices to reduce your carbon footprint – and save you money in the long term!

Showers, toilets, baths and bathroom sinks are collectively responsible for more than two-thirds (68%) of a household’s average...

Are you looking for an older apartment to buy? You better be careful

Do you want to buy your own home and do you expect an older apartment to be a suitable solution, whereby you'll save even more? You could be right of course. But also be prepared for numerous risks and negatives.

You'll be searching for an apartment for a long time

Although the peak of the real estate fever in the Czech Republic is likely over, housing demands still outweigh the...

63% of people are currently unsatisfied with their homes

Two in three people are unsatisfied with their homes

In new research released by B&Q today, it’s been revealed that 63% of people are currently unsatisfied with their homes, as their lives change and their homes fail to keep pace. The research, from a new report by the home improvement retailer, revealed that not being up to date with the latest tech, falling short in general décor, or lacking storage space is contributing to the...

What are the common causes of home flooding?

Flooding is not only the most expensive but also the most frequent disaster in the US. Since the year 2000, it has cost American taxpayers a staggering $850,000 million .

What's more, is that America has experienced urban flooding events at least once every 2 to 3 days over the last 2 decades.

The problem is that you never know when house floods will strike. And when it does...

Sleep Tips for the Warm Summer Months

Now that we’re entering the warmer months of the year, many of us are finding it hard to sleep at night due to the overwhelming heat. Even when the temperature is only around 20°c it can be hard to sleep at night.

Due to the stereotypical British weather, British homes are made to stay warm in the winter, which is all fine and well when it’s cold out, but come summertime all the...

Easy tips for improving your outdoor entertaining space this spring

Are you looking for ideas to improve your outdoor entertainment area ? Do you want to make it a place that everyone can enjoy?

Then improving your outdoor entertaining space is an excellent choice! It is important to enjoy the outdoors, especially once spring is here. You can spend more time hanging out on the patio, grilling tasty food, or even entertaining your friends and family...

Some plants can not only damage your property, but devalue it

Five common garden plants devaluing your home by 15%

Buying or selling property is often a stressful time, especially when you have to deal with unforeseen problems. As we head into summer, it is worth looking at your garden - turns out some plants can not only damage your property, but devalue it !

To help you better identify invasive plants before purchasing a new home, or to solve current issues in your garden, surveyor experts at...

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