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9 Questions You Should Ask Before Starting Construction Work

A tested way to ensure that your construction is doomed for failure is by not asking any relevant questions. Knowing what to anticipate before construction starts will aid you in better preparation for the process. The following are nine questions you should seek answers to before starting any construction work: How big is the construction industry? Construction in the UK alone is an annual £110 billion industry and contributes 7% of the... [Continue Reading]

Why Should You Hire Different Professionals To Decorate Your House

You can certainly design the interior and exterior of your house by yourself, but it is always better to get professional services for that because there are certain areas in which you will need their expertise in order to design the interior of your home to perfection. The following are some of the reasons why you should hire a professional decorator and why interior designing is necessary. You Can Make The Ambience Of Your House More Organic To... [Continue Reading]

What Makes Good Owners' Corporation Managers?

The common areas of a property such as passages, fences, stairwells, walls and gardens are managed by an owners’ corporation. In case you didn’t know that already, an owners’ corporation, also known as a body corporate, is a body responsible for managing the common property of a retail, residential, industrial, commercial or mixed-use development. If you’re an owner of a unit, apartment or flat, you’re most likely to be a... [Continue Reading]

5 Unusual Roof Designs

Most of us don’t think much about the roof we live under until there’s a problem. Your home’s roof is its first and biggest line of defense against the elements; it keeps you and your belongings clean, dry and safe. Most roofs have a utilitarian design, but they can be unusual or even outrageous. The examples on this list show that a balance can be struck between function and form. 1. The Leaf Roof: Just outside Rio on a pristine... [Continue Reading]

Seven Questions to Ask Your Builder

Your building project is very important to you and the contractor handling it should be top notch. Finding the right builder for your project is paramount to success. If you are working with a certain contractor for the first time, you should definitely ask some questions. To help you ask the right questions for a good working relationship, you should consider the following. Do you have license and insurance? The safest builders are those who are... [Continue Reading]

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling your Home

Before setting out to sell your house, it is advisable to ensure that it is in a condition that will appeal to the buyer. You may also want to consider doing or introducing certain things to increase the value of your house. However, this must be approached with a lot of caution so that you do not end up making mistakes that may jeopardize your chances of selling fast or even selling for a good rate. There are certain common mistakes that most home... [Continue Reading]

Perks of Custom Building a Home

Most people buy homes and rarely think about building one from scratch. For some, financial constrains prevent them from building a custom house. This isn’t always the case. Mortgages take decades to fully pay off. You can essentially borrow the same amount of money and build a house of your liking from scratch. If you are wondering whether you should buy your dream house or build it yourself, here are some perks of custom house building that... [Continue Reading]

Roofing Membranes 101

Roof repairs are typically the costliest maintenance problem a home can go through. Roofs are more complex than they seem and requires the knowledge of professional roofers to ensure structural integrity. There are plenty of different roofs a person can choose from with different pros and cons for each one. Membrane exteriors, commonly used on buildings, are now being used more and more in regular houses because of it’s more pronounced... [Continue Reading]

GAF Or Tamko: Your 2 Best Roofing Choices

So you’ve decided to put in a new roof? Like most people, this situation is thrust upon you rather than being a planned choice. And like others, you probably don’t know how to start. Let’s begin by choosing what material you should use. Your roof is one of the more important parts of your house that is taken for granted and is also a great investment. There are are plenty of roofing manufacturer’s around but without a doubt,... [Continue Reading]