House extensions – are they worth it?

House extensions – are they worth it?

The big question!  House extensions – are they worth it?  According to the TSB in 2019, two out of five home owners would rather extend their property than move house.  With the stamp duty holiday now at an end, moving house is again subject to stamp duty...
How to Add Lighting to your Basement

How to Add Lighting to your Basement

Lighting plays a big part in making a space feel more comfortable and pleasant. A common misconception is that all basements are dark and dingy! This certainly is not the case and there are many ways in which you can ensure that your basement is lovely and light. We...
Mental Health Awareness Week – #ManDown

Mental Health Awareness Week – #ManDown

With over 40 years of experience in the industry, I have had the pleasure of meeting a large number of construction professionals. From project managers and structural engineers to electricians and plumbers, it’s safe to say I have worked with my fair share of trades....
What is Permitted Development?

What is Permitted Development?

Permitted development rights allow you to save time and money. They do this by giving you automatic permission to extend or renovate your home. This removes the need to apply for planning permission. But, what exactly does it cover and will your project qualify for...
Home Extensions: 5 Things You Need to Know

Home Extensions: 5 Things You Need to Know

Creating new space for your home sounds like a very exciting and appealing idea. But we think there are a few things you should know about home extensions before you go ahead. The past year has seen us all stuck in our home a lot more than we used to be. This extra...
What are the UK Enterprise Awards?

What are the UK Enterprise Awards?

Now in its fourth year, the UK Enterprise Awards is open to any business that trades within the UK that is considered a small to medium-sized enterprise. They aim to highlight small to medium-sized businesses across the country that endeavour to better business within...