home improvement

Home Improvements

The idea of home improvement, or home renovation is simply the process of making small improvements or repairs to one's home on a routine basis. Home improvement may include projects such as repairs to your exterior or interior, new additions or modifications to your home, or any other projects that upgrade the home to reflect one's current lifestyle. It could…
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Cost To Rewire A House

How much does it cost to rewire a house? This is a question that most homeowners are always asking themselves. They have to do their own research to get the right information that they need so that they can make the right choice in hiring a professional rewiring contractor. The cost of hiring an electrician to rewire a house can…

A Question on Traditional Crafts in a Home

We all know that there are two important concepts in decorating a home, one is the use of accessories and the other is the use of traditional crafts. This article will discuss how important are these two concepts in a home. Using Art Forms To start with, you should know that both art forms can be used in different places…
Joiners Glasgow

A Guide To Joiners Glasgow

Joiners Glasgow could be the perfect choice for your project. Whether you need a large or small joinery task undertaken , Joiners Glasgow have the skills and expertise necessary to fulfil your project to the highest possible standards with skill and professionalism. This guide will look at the different ways in which these joiners can fulfil their roles and how…
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We Buy Any House Scotland

As we are in the property trade, we get asked very often about the general process of fixing up homes and buying and selling properties. While we don't have all the answers, we do have a good idea of some of the things that it takes when you are buying and selling homes. We have been in a lot of…
woodwork

Joinery Through The Ages

From as far back as the 17th century, woodwork has been seen as an important part of a home's construction. In the middle ages the upper classes looked after their woodworks and there were even heavy luxuries which were so finely decorated fromavailable wood, such as massive statues and highly shaped arches . When Henry the Second was Regent, he…
Double Glazing Glasgow

Double Glazing Glasgow: All You Need to Know

Double glazing gets quite a lot of attention, and rightly so, since they are one of the most important factors regarding energy efficiency in the home.  Did you know that the windows in the average house account for between 25-30% of the heat loss in your home?  This is a big chunk, so the more you can do to retain…

Is Traditional Joinery Dying Out?

Joinery as a practise traditionally only involved wood, with no additional screws or fixtures to hold the pieces of wood together. The name joinery comes from the root word ‘join’ hence why the practice refers to the joining of wood together to create more complex shapes and structures. The wood would be cut and shaped so that the joiners were…
Blackout Blinds Glasgow

Blackout Blinds Glasgow Improving Homes

Blackout blinds Glasgow homes are now installing for a very important reason.  Not only can a proper set of blackout blinds improve quality of sleep, but they also provide privacy benefits as well as being a good improvement to any home.  On top of this, there are some moderate insulation properties that blinds inherently carry, so they can help retain…
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Japanese Joinery Taking The World By Storm

Japanese joinery is the traditional Japanese practice of woodworking, and although similar to western carpentry, it is far older and more distinguished. Years before the invention of metal screws, Japanese carpenters made their own amazing and practical wooden joints. This ancient method of joinery was developed alongside Japanese architecture, and it is as beautifully ornate as their buildings. The word…