It's an age-old tradition, but millions of people in the UK still roll up their sleeves, don their rubber gloves and give their home a big clean in the spring, according to research for thinkmoney.
Over 25 per cent of house hunters were happy to pay up to an extra £5000 for a property with features they considered aspirational according to the results of a new survey.
Four in ten British homeowners say they feel nervous about using a builder or tradesmen for projects around the home or garden, a study has revealed. Nearly three quarters of Brits said they feel anxious when it comes to dealing with workmen they haven’t met before, and almost half feel they are going to get ripped off.
A growing DIY skills gap and an empty toolbox is leaving young adults ill-equipped to do basic household maintenance tasks, relying instead on mum and dad for both advice and hands on help.
Householders embarking on a home improvement project this May bank holiday are being urged to check their insurance cover to avoid stumping up thousands of pounds to fix DIY disasters.
Homeowners and self-build enthusiasts looking to add sustainable timber windows and doors to their properties can now browse the new Allan Brothers website on their mobile and tablet devices.
Following on from the launch of its ground breaking Window Vac, Kärcher – leading cleaning specialist – is excited to launch a full range for the Window Vac line.
Timber window and door manufacturer Allan Brothers has launched its latest campaign to promote wooden products at the National Home Building & Renovating Show.
Brits currently have 131 million ‘little jobs’ to do around the house – but little time to do them, research has found.
Nearly half (45%) of Brits are planning to spend at least some time this Easter doing DIY, according to Nationwide Building Society.
With the last few winters in Britain being colder than the average, and energy prices continuing to soar to record levels, UK homeowners can be forgiven for feeling a little blue at the prospect of turning up the radiators to keep warm and cosy.
Saint-Gobain Glass (SGG) has utilised the latest technology to help homeowners understand the importance of fitting the correct glass in their new windows.
With the UK still in the grip of a housing market slump and the cold snap biting hard, it seems that homeowners are increasingly looking to transform their homes into cosy and inviting places that they can relax in.
After a freezing Christmas and an extremely cold and windy start to the New Year, homeowners have finally started to learn from their heating mistakes.
The average busy Brit currently has 12 jobs which need doing around the house, new research revealed.
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