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Tradesmen around the world: A closer look

The global construction industry is set to be valued at an estimated US$10.3 trillion by 2020, highlighting the importance of the work that tradesmen carry out across the globe.

DM Design win big at the Home Improvement Awards

DM Design win big at the Home Improvement Awards

DM Design took the award for Best Bedroom Company for the second time in two consecutive years at the Home Improvement Awards 2017.

4 simple hacks to make any room appear larger

Do you have a small house? Most of us wish we had more space in our homes, and never is it more frustrating than those times when we’re scrolling through Pinterest admiring all those beautiful big apartments that get pinned over and over again.

How to reduce property noise in London

How to reduce property noise in London

London is a global city and as such residents know that it endures the same sort of noise and poulltion issues as many other capital cities. Cars, trains, planes, clip clop of feet, thousands of phone calls being made throughout the busy centres, all contributing to excessive sound.

Why a loft conversion is one of the best ways to add value to your house

Most homeowners would probably like to think they’re making pretty good use of the space their home provides them with.

How to add additional value to your home

As Spring begins to become at least a realistic possibility, spring-cleaning and home-improvement season also starts.

6 improvements to make to your house this year

6 improvements to make to your house this year

With the UK property market expected to experience slower growth in 2017, you probably won't be in a position to buy a house this year - even if you are very eager to.

The real cost of renovating a home

In a recent study, This is Money revealed that 35% of UK residents are opting to buy a home that needs a renovation because it is the only way that they can afford to get onto the property ladder.

How to paint a garage door

How to paint a garage door

Sometimes, giving your home a good lick of paint is one of the best ways to inject a new lease of life into your property.

Burglaries: Is your home at risk?

As the saying goes, an Englishman’s home is his castle — but just how safe is yours? In their latest piece, Ironmongery Direct has explored the safety of British homes and the findings are surprising.

One in four chance your boiler is unsafe

One in four chance your boiler is unsafe

Nearly one in four homes checked by independent heating company, Swale Heating, has an unsafe gas boiler according to figures they have released in time for Gas Safety Week.

Give your home the 'as new' feel with these spring cleaning tips!

Give your home the 'as new' feel with these spring cleaning tips!

House-holders might inwardly groan at the thought of spring cleaning, but it’s amazing the difference that it can make to a home.

Skip hire is on the rise in the DIY market

Skip hire is on the rise in the DIY market

With the rise in DIY home projects, the skip hire industry has observed a shift in their client base. Gone are the days when skips were primarily hired by builders and contractors for large commercial projects.

Tips on designing ideal gaming room

Converting an unused space in your home into something the whole family can enjoy is an exciting prospect. With so many choices available on what to do, it can be hard to decide, but one popular options is turning your unused space into a gaming room.

36% of Brits can’t do DIY without help

36% of Brits can’t do DIY without help

We are coming to that time of the year again to dust off our toolboxes and get spring cleaning. A recent nationwide survey conducted by JJ Roofing Supplies suggests that quite a few Brits will be struggling to clear their outstanding DIY task lists this year.