Posts Tagged“home improvement”

Most homeowners would renovate a house with one of two intentions – added value or better looks. This usually involves doing something like remodelling the kitchen, adding a spare bedroom or even connecting your solar panels to the grid with specialist solar cables. But of late a lot more homeowners are interested in ‘smart homes’. Connected devices and security systems can certainly make your home a lot more livable, but can they also add value? Well, it depends on what you buy and how much it costs. The Internet of Things is pretty much inevitable, but if you’re trying to…

Have you taken the time to look around your home lately? If so, are you happy with what you see? For many homeowners, the idea of doing renovations and improvements to their home can be a daunting idea. For starters, there is the time that the home is torn up, in some cases; you might think a bomb struck. There is also the money end of home improvements and renovations. If you are on a tight budget, you may feel like now is not the time to do work around the home, though you know deep down that it surely…

As a homeowner, you know that one of the biggest ongoing expenses can involve heating your home. Not only does your domestic system need to be capable of providing a comfortable temperature controlled indoor environment in the colder months, it also needs to be able to give you enough hot running water for your needs throughout the year. Utility prices are often in the news these days but it isn’t just how much your fuel costs that makes a difference to your overall heating expenses. If your system is old, damaged or just inefficient you could be paying out a…