Paint spraying is a hazardous operation. Paint still often contains heavy metals. The solvents can suffocate or cause unconsciousness, and the long-term effects of volatile organics are still being investigated. The fumes pose fire and explosion hazards, but fine droplets can also conduct electricity – posing electrocution risks. The high pressures used can penetrate the […]

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It can be difficult to know when you should repair your windows or if you would be better off replacing them. A small DIY job can be easy enough but if it is a larger job requiring expert skill it might be a better choice to find a professional for repairs or replacements. You might […]

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Deciding on the right flooring option for your home can be quite stressful, especially if you’re having to work to a tight budget. There are literally hundreds of different flooring options in addition to your standard carpet and wood floors, so here are five slightly different options that look great and are surprisingly affordable. This […]

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Imagine the excitement of planning and designing a home that perfectly meets your needs. While it’s also great to get right back into a ready-to-use stock, you can also create the icing on the cake when you can build your own custom home. Our parks are all set in beautiful rural surroundings for a peaceful […]

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Moving home involves making multiple key decisions that can be the difference between a short and long turn around, and also the difference between being in, or out, of pocket. We explore how choosing a specialist conveyancer can save homebuyers both time and money in comparison to appointing a traditional solicitor. Image Credit What are […]

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When it comes to planning or re-designing a room, the radiator location might not necessarily be the first consideration on your list. Image Credit However, this isn’t a factor that should be overlooked or left as an afterthought. Choosing a good location for your radiator won’t just assist in getting the most from your energy […]

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Get Rid of the Dumping Ground It’s easy to get into the habit of using a garage as the dumping ground for tools, buckets, paintbrushes and paint tins and other discarded DIY items. The garage can become cluttered and dirty, but before allowing it to reach that point, it’s necessary to stop and take a […]

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It is a sobering statistic. Of the many deaths caused by fire every year in the UK, over three quarters occur in the home. In 2014 alone, over 200 people lost their lives in domestic fires. A large proportion of these fatalities could probably have been avoided had better fire protection, such as that provided […]

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