Restoring the Exterior Walls of an Older Home

Taking on the restoration of an older home can be a real challenge. Whether you purchased the home with the intention of restoring it – or inherited something that needed some TLC, you’ll find that there are quite a few methods of getting those walls looking great again. Exactly how you restore the walls will […]

How Exterior Wall Coatings Can Benefit You

They say you should never judge a book by its cover, and the basic point that the exterior of a home will have great impact upon its overall appearance. Modern exterior wall coatings are affiliated with a wealth of interesting benefits and some are more clear than others. With this in mind, what are the […]

5 Steps for Waterproofing your Home: From Roof Waterproofing to Wall Coatings

Anyone who lives in the UK knows that it’s prone to a lot of wet and windy weather, which can be unfortunately not just during the winter months, but all year round! It’s important that your home is protected from the elements wherever you live, and there are plenty of practical solutions that can help […]

How To Tell Whether Your Home is Damp

Mould and damp isn’t just unsightly, it can reduce the price of your home, make it much more difficult to sell and can also have a negative impact on your health if it becomes severe. Because we spend so much of our time in the home, ensuring that your walls and ceilings are free of […]

Four Signs You Need to Replace Your Wall Coating

Over time, our homes succumb to wear and tear which can definitely start to become noticeable. Whether your home has become weathered by the elements or is slowly ageing, a wall coating can help protect your home to a certain extent. But nothing is made to last forever, and this is true for wall coatings […]

Do I Need Exterior Wall Coating On My Home?

There’s no denying that as the weather turns wetter and colder, we look for added protection from the elements for our homes. Rain, wind, ice and the drop in temperature can all affect the exterior of a home; both aesthetically and in more serious ways if there isn’t adequate protection. Weakened walls or roofs can […]

Why Roof and Wall Coatings Are a Good Choice for Your Scotland Home This Winter

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The winter is now well and truly here. The nights are getting longer, the days shorter and, of course, it’s getting much colder and wetter. With that in mind, it’s about that time of year for us all to make some home improvements to protect against the elements. Particularly in Scotland where, as we all […]

Kerb Appeal: Does Your Home Have It?

First impressions count when it comes to home, and whether you’re trying to sell your property or just impress visitors, there are many things you can do to give a positive impression. Estate agents often call this ‘kerb appeal’, which basically means the impression that your house gives from the outside. This can involve lots […]