Extension Checklist: What to Consider Before the Builders Move in

John O' Connell Building Services

Extending your property is a great way to create much needed extra space in your home, it is also often cheaper than moving to a new house as you avoid the need to pay stamp duty and agency fees. With the right design and execution, you can add significant value to your property whilst creating […]

Home Insulation Tips: Alternative Flooring

Home Insulation Alternative Flooring

We all know that hot air rises, so when you want to keep your home warm, the first place to start is the floor. When it comes to choosing the right flooring for a room it is important to consider suitability and sustainability. Assessing usage or footfall will be a top priority to enable you […]

Autumn/Winter Interior Design Trends

Interior Design Trends

When looking at home improvement ideas, the extent to which and what improvements can be made are largely controlled by budget. So, whilst your budget may not quite stretch to that two-storey extension you’ve been dreaming of, we’re going to take an at-a-glance look at trending interior design ideas for this Autumn/Winter that won’t cost […]

What kind of Insulation do I need?

What kind of Insulation do I need - Loft Insulation , Loft Conversion

Insulating your home can save money and help the environment. However, the many types of insulation available for different parts of your home can make it feel like an intimidating task to take on. So, if you’re wondering, ‘what kind of insulation do I need?’, don’t worry, we’re here to help. We have compiled a […]

Warm up the Kitchen this Winter

Warm up the Kitchen this Winter

It’s September. The children have gone back to school, the days are getting shorter, and it’s getting colder. Winter is coming! As the temperatures drop, it’s time to turn the lights on, draw the curtains and heat the old boiler up! It’s cosy in the living room, it’s snug in the bedroom, but, frequently, the […]

A Windows Update for Your Home

Windows Update

After a sun-blessed summer, we have all appreciated the benefits of windows. Waking up and opening the curtains, the world-through-the-window view kickstarts our days in the best way possible. But, without wanting to put a dampener on summer spirits, let’s not forget that winter is coming. Your home’s windows are designed to keep the cold […]

Make a Splash with Your Ideal Bathroom

Ideal Bathroom New Bathroom

Clean, functional, practical, calming, relaxing – bathrooms are brilliant! If your bathroom doesn’t tick all of those boxes, maybe you should treat yourself to an upgrade? Whether it’s renovating an old one, creating a new one, or adding an extra one, your ideal bathroom project could, depending on the level of finish you choose, add […]

Home Renovations: Score with a Conversion

Conversion

Torn between the idea of moving or renovating? If you answered ‘yes’, then maybe it’s time to think of another option. As with many growing families, space can become a premium. Have you thought about a conversion?As an alternative to ‘upping sticks’ and moving out, why not stay put and invest in a space re-claiming […]