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Everything you need to do before a home renovation

Considering renovating your home? You are certainly not alone, as most people daydream about changing their houses’ layouts and/or adding some new rooms. However, it is also true that most people don’t know the first thing about planning a renovation…

18 February, 2017

How do I convert my garage into liveable space?

It would seem that very few people actually use their garage to store a car, which means it usually ends up gathering dust – heaps and heaps of dust – not to mention endless clutter and garbage.

10 February, 2017

What mistakes do people make when building a garage?

Building a garage might sound like a huge (if not impossible) task, but rest assured that it is something that can be completed by someone with technical- and DIY experience. However, we must recommend that you take advantage of free online resources…

09 February, 2017

What is a party wall agreement?

Life without rules would be chaos. Imagine if everybody had the power to do whatever they wanted, whenever they wanted! Total disorder would ensue. Thankfully, we can rely on set regulations in all aspects of life, including that little renovation pr…

08 February, 2017

​What do I need to know before applying for a mortgage?

When it comes to big-yet-important expenditures, buying a house is definitely one of the crucial ones, which is why it is so important to have a clear understanding of how much you can really afford to spend.

07 February, 2017

"What must I know when planning a side home extension?"

In the quest to find more space, we have a few options to pick from, including moving house. However, this is not always a viable option, especially if you’re happy with the area you’re currently living in as it’s situated in a safe neighbourhood, lo…

05 February, 2017

9 fab houses to inspire families who want their own

If you're thinking about making the move from a small house to a more spacious family home but are having trouble committing to any one style of property, you should check out some of the amazing homes other families have moved into.

01 February, 2017

"What do I need to know about planning permission?"

Planning a home renovation, such as adding an extension to your back garden or perhaps converting that attic into a loft space? As we on homify are all for stylish decorations and practical solutions, we want to ensure that your project gets the go-a…

01 February, 2017

​These are the best ways to fix damp in your home

Whether you live in a traditional-style period home complete with original features, or a much more contemporary house with all the latest and greatest touches (like energy-efficient windows and insulation), the changing seasons and unpredictable UK…

31 January, 2017

​17 ways to improve your home without planning permission

Planning on extending or remodelling your home to give it a fantastic new look? Before you start sorting through new fence options or dreaming up new colour combinations, are you sure you are allowed to change your home’s look without formal permissi…

28 January, 2017