Author Archives: Tania

Give your house a better look

Give your house a new look

We always seem to focus more on the inside of the house than the outside, but our house will thank us for taking care of its walls too. Not only will it cut heating bills, reduce damp and mould and prolong its life, but it will give your house a new look. Your house is…

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Best season to renovate

Best season to renovate

Which is the Best season to renovate? Spring or summer are usually the months we first think about when we are going to renovate our house. The weather and the hours of daylight encourage us to undertake new outdoor projects. But it is also when there is more demand for work and when the children…

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Solid walls

Solid walls or cavity walls

Do you know if your house has Solid walls or cavity walls? If your home was built before the 1920s, it’s likely the external walls are solid walls rather than cavity walls. Solid walls have no gap, so they can’t be filled. While cavity walls are made of two layers with a gap or ‘cavity’…

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Environment education

Environmental education

If we learn as children how to live sustainably and the benefits of doing so for ourselves and the planet, we will never forget it. We can learn Environmental education at school or at home, but example is the best way to create lasting habits. The keys to environmental education are 3. Don’t waste energy,…

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Exterior House Rendering

Exterior House Rendering

There are many types of Exterior House Rendering on the market. We use Silicone render for its properties and benefits. Silicone render is a thin coat render. It means that it is applied over a base coat of a few millimetres thick. This type of silicone render has many advantages: It has high quality Excellent…

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Green Homes Grants

Go green and take advantage of the Green Homes Grant

Homeowners in England, including landlords, can get up to £5,000 to pay part of the cost of energy saving measures like insulation. Low income households can get 100% of the costs of work covered up to £10,000 with Green Homes Grant. Check if you qualify Make sure you’re one of the 600,000 households who could…

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type of External Wall Insulation

What is the best External Wall Insulation?

External wall insulation is the most popular, easiest and quicker way to insulate your home. It’s perfect for solid wall buildings. It has a lot of benefits. What is the best External Wall Insulation? 1. Expanded Polystyrene insulation (EPS) and Graphite One of the most use and most cost effective solutions. Good insulation perfomance and…

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Enjoy your home renovation

It is possible to enjoy your home renovation

It is essential to be realistic. A home renovation is going to involve some inconveniences and sacrifices, both financially and in terms of comfort. Visualising the result and the benefits that this investment will bring is key to enjoy your home renovation. When the client opts for External Wall Insulation they have a great advantage…

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Do you know what the R-value is for?

Do you know what the R-value is for?

Do you know what the R-value is for?

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Reducing our carbon footprint

Reducing our carbon footprint

Concerned about reducing our carbon footprint? Making your home more energy efficient is an easy way to reduce it. But what exactly is your carbon footprint? It is the total amount of greenhouse gases (including carbon dioxide and methane) that are generated by our actions.  These greenhouse gases are responsible for global warming and climate…

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