How to Apply Coating for External Walls

When it comes to finishing your home’s exterior, choice is abound. You can seal the exterior, leaving the masonry exposed for viewing, paint it, or you can use a special coating to help cover the entire wall. And that’s just a starter for ten. A coating is very different from paint in that it is […]

Top ways to prepare your roof for summer

We may still be within the realms of winter, but as the days slowly start getting longer and the sun begins to show its face once more, it’s clear that the warmer months are just around the corner. There’s no better time than now to start preparing your home and garden for summer and making […]

Top tips for cutting your home’s energy bills

Whether you’re trying to save money or you’re taking steps to reduce your personal carbon footprint, there are many reasons why cutting your home’s energy bills may be at the top of your to-do list. If this is the case, consider our top tips for reducing the amount of energy you use on a day […]

Frequently asked questions about waterproof wall coatings

When it comes to making changes to your home, whether you’re painting your walls a different colour or you’re undergoing a large-scale extension, it’s important to do your research to make sure you know what to prepare for. After all, you don’t want to start a project only to realise you’re not entirely happy with […]

Protect Your Home and Garden From Harsh Winter Weather

Here in Scotland, we see far more snow and frost than the rest of the UK. The average snowfall in Britain is 23 days per year, whilst in Scotland, we have around 38 days of snow or sleet annually. As much as we look forward to a day off to enjoy an afternoon of sledging […]

Moss & Algae: How To Protect Your Roof and Exterior Walls

When you own a residential or commercial property, you want to do everything you can to ensure it stands the test of time. Here in the UK, there are a number of things that can damage a building, however, the cold and damp conditions we have to contend with makes moss and algae growth one […]

Five Improvement Projects To Increase The Value Of Your Home

In the last two years, the gap between asking and selling prices of homes increased from 2.8% to 3.3%, which equates to a loss of around £10,000. Although in some instances this is down to over-optimistic house sellers, often it’s a result of people rushing to sell their homes without making any effort to improve […]

What Are The Most Common Causes of A Roof Leak?

It’s vital to stay on top (get it?) of any problems that you discover with your roof, as structurally, it’s one of the important parts of your home. It can be a source of major concern if you are thinking about costs or where the problem may have originated. One of the most common problems […]

Why Summer is a Great Time to Check Your Roof in Scotland

When it comes to checking your roof, many homeowners don’t think about it much until the winter months, when the Scottish snow and rain can show up any leaks or missing tiles. However, your roof is important to your home all year round, so there’s no one time that you should maintain it. Summer can […]