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Working with Tradesmen on your Rental Property

Posted on September 26, 2018 at 8:08 pm

Just because you’ve got a rental property, that doesn’t mean you can look after every aspect of it on your own. Everyone has their own strengths and not all landlords are going to be great at DIY. Recognise your strengths, and if home maintenance isn’t one of them, consider working with tradesmen to enhance your property.

It is worth your while seeking out people who are highly skilled and forming ongoing relationships with them. This way, you know your property is in safe hands when it needs any work, and you can rely on the people you select. You may also be able to take out a maintenance contract, so you never have to worry about upkeep, or finding a builder in an emergency. Your trusted tradespeople will be there to help you are a part of your contract. The first time you work with someone, consider obtaining several quotes to gain a better idea of price.

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Office Fit Outs to Suit your Cambridge-Based Business

Posted on June 27, 2018 at 10:37 pm

Choosing an office fit out can be a great decision for many reasons. It will be brilliant in the short term – you will have an office that you love that is completely tailored to your needs. It is also beneficial in the long term – you will be able to sell your property for a higher value due to the professionalism of the work. An office design should be professional, high quality, and give you plenty of scope for your property. (more…)

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Making your own Wooden Furniture

Posted on July 14, 2017 at 4:51 pm

It can be very rewarding to make something for your own home. Lots of amateurs and DIY enthusiasts now choose to make their own pieces of furniture, for both the indoors and the outdoors. You can create some really beautiful pieces, as long as you have the right tools, some good materials and a little bit of inspiration.

One of the most effective raw materials to use is a wooden sleeper. These can easily be bought online and can be delivered straight to you. They will form the basis of furniture pieces of all kinds, from tables and chairs to wooden beams for ceilings. Whatever you want to do, consider using wooden sleepers. They can be very cost effective and you can easily change the size or the colour. Choose a type of wood that is suitable for your purpose and the appearance of your home, like larch or oak.

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Some Ideas for your Next Home Project

Posted on February 2, 2017 at 3:23 pm

Home is where the heart is, so naturally, people spend a lot of time making sure that their home is beautiful. If you’re looking for some ideas for what to improve in your home throughout 2017, read on to get some inspiration:

  • Improve your space. Do something like knock down a wall or build an extension to give your home more living space. Even a small amount of extra space will really help to improve your home and make it a more enjoyable place to be.
  • Update your decor. This could involve anything from putting up some new wallpaper, to create a feature wall, to getting a new kitchen. Any improvements you make may be cosmetic but they will make a big difference.
  • Add an extra room. Think of getting something like a conservatory or glass room to give the illusion of more space. This will also have the added bonus of bringing more light into your home.

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Find The Best Hardwood Floor For You

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 8:08 pm

Hardwood flooring is available in so many colours that there probably exists a product to match just about any wild designer idea! We’re thinking zebra print floors… While being creative and pushing the boundaries of traditional design are always welcome, it’s still important to keep to certain guidelines in order to avoid making some costly and embarrassing flooring fashion mistakes. Here are some simple but powerful tips to keep mind when deciding on a wood floor colour for your renovations project.

Learning to think of flooring as an indispensable element of décor is absolutely necessary in order to pick the best possible wood floor colour. While personal preference is very important, it should not always be a deciding factor, and limitations of room size, style and existing colours should be given proper consideration.

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