Find out the cost of your home improvement projects so you can get an idea of what you should expect to pay.

Home Maintenance and Improvements Price Guide

This part of our site hopes to meet your questions about the average costs involved in home improvement projects, as well as some other questions you might have.

We hope to answer the following here:

How much should the job cost me?  Whilst information is estimated and often averages, you should also take into consideration your location.  You will find jobs in London cost more than in the North of the UK.

How much might materials and labour cost?  Where we can we look at how much you might pay for materials and labour for jobs.

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Bathroom Ventilation

If you are experiencing problems with damp, mould, condensation and mildew in your bathroom, then the chances are that poor ventilation is to blame. A build-up of steam and damp...
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Installing Roof Windows - Options

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Lead Flashing Alternatives For Roofs

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Central Heating Installation Costs

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Cost of Installing Central Heating

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Loft Conversions - How Much Does A Loft Conversion Cost

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Gas Boilers Guide - Costs Brands and Types

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How Much Does Tiling Cost

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Choosing The Right Conservatory

  The conservatory dilemma – which is right for you? The right conservatory is a great asset, adding space, light and an extra room in which to live. It’s also...
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How Much Does Air Conditioning Cost

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Plastering Costs Guide - How Much Does Plastering Cost?

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Central Heating Power Flushing Costs

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Barn Conversions

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House Survey Guide and House Survey Costs

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Choosing The Right Lighting For Your Kitchen

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How Much Do Plumbers Charge?

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Kitchens What To Consider Before You Begin A Kitchen Renovation Project

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Plan your kitchen layout

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Bidets - Installing A Bidet In Your Bathroom

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How Much Does It Cost To Landscape A Garden

The cost of landscaping a garden depends on the size of the plot you would like to landscape, what materials you will be using and the level of work required....

Decking Prices

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Vinyl Flooring Guide

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Kitchen Plumbing

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Cost of Hiring an Electrician

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Orangeries - Buyers Guide

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How Much Does It Cost To Build A Garage

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