Questions You Might Have About Getting a New Asphalt Driveway

A new asphalt driveway can be a good alternative to concrete; asphalt is often cheaper and the darker color of the material may look better than the grey, drab color of concrete. Whatever your reasons for choosing asphalt, note a few questions you might ask about having the material installed in your home and then discuss these with a contractor if you still need more information.  1. Does asphalt always need regular sealing? Read More 

Preparing Your Home for a Surveyor’s Visit

Selling your home may be caused by a plethora of reasons. You may have received a transfer and would like to move to an area closer to work, or you simply want to move to a better and bigger place. One for the most important things that a buyer normally asks for is the survey. It gives an overall view of the condition of the home. However, before getting one, you need to prove to the property surveyor that your house is in perfect condition. Read More 

3 Ways That a Granny Flat Can Support Your Adult Children

Granny flat are no longer just for elderly grandparents to move into. They are also a sensible way for multi-generational families to live on one block while maintaining some independence. Here are some of the situations where a granny flat can be a great asset to your family.  Grandparents as childcare If one of your adult children has kids and you are called in to be a regular babysitter then it can work out very well having the parents and children living in the granny flat. Read More 

Loft Conversions vs Extensions: Ask These 5 Questions to Help Yourself Make the Right Choice

So, you're thinking that what your home really needs is a little more space. Well, there are two main options for you to consider: a loft conversion or an extension. Each option comes with its own set of advantages and disadvantages, but what you really need to take into account are your own needs and wants. Answer these five questions to help identify where you should go outwards or upwards. Read More 

What are some natural ways to clean windows?

When it comes to cleaning your windows, they should be done regularly in order to have no dust, fingerprints, or buildup on the windows. However, you don't need to use harsh chemicals just to get your windows clean and sparkling. The following tips provide you with ways to clean them with only natural products. Start With Vinegar and Water A good way to start cleaning your windows when you only want to use natural products is to use vinegar and water. Read More