Home Improvement Advice and Tips

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Building Laws & Regulations

real estate concept with hard hat blueprints tools and copyspaceMaybe you have a home improvement idea but want to know your plans are complaint with building laws or planning regulations?  If you are looking to carry out home improvement works then it is vital that you find out what the latest regulations for building works and planning permission are in your area.

Construction News

Rugged Male Construction WorkerLatest home improvement, property maintenance & building and construction industry news. Find out what is happening in the construction industry if you’re a builder or other type of tradesperson.  If you’re a home owner find out what is happening that could affect your plans for your property or your neighbourhood.

DIY Advice & Tips

construction toolsWhether you’re looking to have a go at laying your own paving in the garden or fixing that dripping tap in the bathroom, we have all the answers to your home improvement DIY questions.  Read our DIY guides to get you on track with your project for the perfect finish every time.  Get started with your next weekend project today.

Cost Calculators and Price Guides

Assembling kitchen units.Get an idea of the average costs for home improvement services throughout the UK.  Prices vary across both trades and regions.  It’s important to understand what you might expect to pay for projects so you can budget ahead of the work accordingly.   We’ve scoured far and wide to calculate costs on the major home improvement projects.

Be Inspired

Candle in a bathroomNeed home improvement ideas and inspiration – find current trends for improving your property.  Maybe you’re looking for some decorating ideas or the perfect accessories and finishing touches.  Our ideas and inspiration section will help you get started on your next project for the extra pzazz which really sets things off a treat.

Money Saving and Grants

Drafting a bathroomOn a budget or just looking to save money on home improvements? Find out about grants and tips for cutting costs when improving your home.  There are plenty of ways to get the most from your finances and renovate or decorate your property.  Read our guides, hints and tips.

Trades Associations

tradespeople - but what trades associations are they members of and are they accredited?There are many professional trades associations for contractors across the UK, covering a plethora of services provided.  Our run down on which professional organisations and associations likely serve members of each trade should help you navigate through the different affiliations your tradesperson might be connected with.