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​10 clever house floor plans to inspire you

Whoever builds a one-family house or a modern apartment must definitely work off a floor plan prior to starting any building or renovating. These house floor plans can be drawings or computerized images of the spatial conditions.

26 November, 2020

13 tricks to make your terraced house stand out

Traditional British terrace houses are gorgeous, but what with them lining street after street in the UK, it can be difficult to make yours stand out, for all the right reasons! Naturally, you want your home to be a reflection of you and your tastes,…

20 November, 2020

External house cladding: What are your options?

Want to give your home’s exterior surfaces a fresh new look? Apart from painting the walls, cladding is another great option that can instantly change the appearance of your house’s façade – yes, it might take longer and the costs are a bit higher, b…

17 November, 2020

House improving extensions - 18 affordable ideas

We understand if you're a little fed up of always seeing fantastical architect-designed extensions that must have cost a small fortune. There's nothing worse than seeing something you love, but knowing your home simply couldn't accommodate it, or tha…

17 November, 2020

​Ideas and costs for transforming your home's exterior

If your property is in desperate need of an update (one where some new front-lawn flowers and a coat of paint just won’t cut it), then you are, fortunately, in luck. A world of choices awaits, ranging from new windows and a new roof to external cladd…

10 November, 2020

​Your complete beginner's guide to renovating a house

Isn’t it great that you don’t have to buy heaps and heaps of building materials to build a house from scratch? You can simply take an old existing one, splash a new coat of paint on it, replace the ‘welcome’ mat, and move in!Actually renovating a hou…

03 November, 2020

​8 materials perfect for exterior façades

It’s true that most of us deem the interior beauty of a house more important. But there is one exception in the form of your external façade which is conceived as the shell of a building.

29 October, 2020

Your perfect summerhouse: What to do (and not to do)

There is just something lavish and lucrative about a cosy summerhouse located in a garden. Even if it’s just an ordinary, traditionally built little structure that’s not too big, having access to a small summerhouse immediately tells everyone that yo…

28 October, 2020

How can we improve our ex-council house?

When it comes to the housing market, an ex-council house (otherwise known as an ex-local authority property) has a bit of a bad reputation: a lot of potential home buyers don’t even consider them.

19 October, 2020

Green designs: 13 ways to embrace sustainable architecture

With global warming on a lot of people’s minds, more and more are seeking out ways to embrace eco-friendly living. And this includes not only homeowners, but also various professionals in the industry like Architects, Landscape Designers, etc.

29 September, 2020