We've all heard a myriad of home improvement 'gospel truths' but, as it turns out, some of them are less golden rules and more old wives tales that we can ignore.
Of course, you want to know which are which so you don't waste a huge amount of time during your next living room revamp of bathroom makeover, so we're here to lift the lid. Think of us as your personal decorators, here to give you all the advice you need.
If you want to know which myths you can forget, read on!
Or they could just cost you a lot of money!
Nope! Some are just hairlines, which will always happen.
Nobody can so accept defeat occasionally and hire a professional.
Only if it stays fashionable and in good condition and was reasonably priced to start with.
Small things make a big difference and can be cheap, like energy-efficient light bulbs.
You always need more bathrooms and guests can use a sofa.
Not technically and it can look terrible in the wrong spot.
It's a collective effort so tackle every space with equal concentration.
Absolutely not! You need to do a lot of prep before painting or it will make things even worse.
Only if you keep a tight hold on the budget while you build and create something attractive, like this one.
Actually, eclectic touches work well in older homes too, so embrace some colour and pattern!
Actually, garages are a sought after commodity so you should hang onto it.