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  1. 2021's Biggest Sustainable Building Trends Revealed

    2021's Biggest Sustainable Building Trends Revealed

    There’s no denying that 2020 brought many changes to our lives, one of which was the chance to reflect on our own health and wellbeing. Many homeowners however, also turned to the health and wellbeing of their properties, and whilst improving them, made a very clear choice to go green. We looked into hundreds of pieces of Google Search Data across the last two years to determine which building materials and construction styles are set to really take off in 2021 and beyond.

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  2. Mega Guide to Insulation Thickness

    Mega Guide to Insulation Thickness

    Fitting effective insulation into a property has many benefits. These include keeping your home at a more comfortable temperature all year round, saving money on utility bills, cleaner internal air, and many more.

    But many homeowners come to us wondering what thickness of insulation is right for their project. With so many options on offer, it can be a daunting prospect for a first timer, and that’s why we’ve written this handy guide.

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  3. 5 Ways to Stop Condensation Around Your Home

    5 Ways to Stop Condensation Around Your Home

    Condensation is part and parcel of living in a climate that can be both freezing in the winter and boiling in the summer. This is as our homes are built to keep us both warm and cool, which can be a challenge to achieve in unison. Whilst modern homes made with innovative materials are making this possible, houses built before the 1990s may suffer from condensation.

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  4. Fakro Loft Ladder Sizes Guide

    Fakro Loft Ladder Sizes Guide

    Known primarily for their outstanding range of roof windows, FAKRO also manufacture a fantastic selection of loft ladders. Designed to provide safe and easy access without taking up too much space, FAKRO loft ladders are a wonderful choice for any home.

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  5. Does Home Insurance Cover Roof Leaks?

    Does Home Insurance Cover Roof Leaks?

    If your home is suffering from a roof leak, you’ll want to fix it straight away. This is when many homeowners turn to their home insurance, hoping that their policy will help them cover the costs. After all, the main reason most homeowners take out a home insurance policy is to protect them in unforeseen events like this. But will your home insurance cover roof damage, or repairing it? The answer is, it depends entirely on your circumstances, and your exact policy.

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  6. How to Repair a Leaking Porch Roof

    How to Repair a Leaking Porch Roof

    Porches are fantastic structures. They add to the square footage of your home, offering extra storage space, protect you from the elements, and add another layer of security to your front door. But what if you notice your porch roof is leaking?

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  7. How to Repair A Roof Valley Leak

    How to Repair A Roof Valley Leak

    Valleys are some of the areas most prone to roof leaks, due to the continuous wear and tear from rainwater and debris gathering and flowing through them before draining into your gutters. It can be quite common for valleys in an older roof to leak when it snows, as the excess weight and freezing temperatures can compromise worn flashing. Roof valley leaks can happen for many reasons, but thankfully, these can often be fixed quickly and inexpensively.

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  8. How to Fix a Leaking Roof From the Inside

    How to Fix a Leaking Roof From the Inside

    If you’re wondering how to fix a leaking roof from the inside, it’s probably raining heavily, and you’ve got a dripping ceiling on your hands. Thankfully, you’ve got a few options to temporarily repair a roof leak from the inside until the weather clears and you can attempt a more permanent fix.

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  9. How to Deal with Flat Roof Leaks

    How to Deal with Flat Roof Leaks

    Flat roofs are a common sight right across the country, often found atop garages in residential areas, or large commercial and industrial structures. Choosing a flat roof has many benefits, especially if you’re looking to save time and money both during construction and maintenance. However, one issue that often plagues flat roofs is the dreaded roof leak. Flat roof leaks can happen for a multitude of reasons, that may not be immediately obvious. If your flat roof is leaking, you’ll need to carry out a thorough inspection to identify the root of the problem and get it fixed. Failing to do so quickly could lead to all sorts of issues, including flooding, rotting timbers, condensation, mould, and more.

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  10. The Most Popular DIY Tracks on Spotify Revealed

    The Most Popular DIY Tracks on Spotify Revealed

    One of the many changes 2020 brought to our lives was a massively increased interest in DIY. With so many of us stuck at home, thousands of British homeowners decided it was the perfect time to get stuck into a project – and who could blame them? But as everyone knows, no DIY project would be complete without the soundtrack. But which songs do we listen to most when we’re doing DIY? That’s exactly what we found out in our latest study.

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