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    Creating Investment in the Property Industry

    All across the UK, property developments are springing up in both urban and greenbelt areas. The housing shortage that has been seen over the last decade has forced the government to take action that will increase the supply of affordable housing for young people in particular. The strategy has been twofold; regenerate urban areas, and create ne... Read More

    by silb on March 14, 2019Comments (0)
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    Cool Uses For Spare Rooms

    I want to start this article with a disclaimer: most people won’t have the luxury of debating what to do with any spare space in their house due to a number of factors (kids, relatives, lack of space etc.) However, if you are blessed with an extra bit of space in your home, then these are some pretty nifty and inexpensive ways of transform... Read More

    by silb on March 11, 2019Comments (0)
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    Adding Value to Your Home

    Now that we are out of the January slump and your bank balance is looking healthier you can start to make good on your New Year’s resolutions. For many, this means a new home and a change of scenery. But with house prices constantly on the rise, it’s not a decision to take lightly. Instead, have you thought about renovating your curr... Read More

    by silb on February 13, 2019Comments (0)
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    Projects That Require Most Expertise

    Working as a contractor comes with its own unique set of challenges and requirements. To be successful as a plumber, electrician, or joiner, you need to be able to have the skills to take on any project that comes across your desk. As technology moves forward, so do the ambitions of homeowners, and you need to be able to complete the work that i... Read More

    by silb on December 19, 2018Comments (0)
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    Budgeting for Home Improvements

    As we move into 2019, many of us will be looking around our homes and thinking about what changes we can make to our homes. There are small projects like freshening up tired sofas, painting window frames, or changing curtains with the seasons. Beyond this, you might have more medium sized ideas in mind like painting a living room or putting in a... Read More

    by silb on December 18, 2018Comments (0)
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    Kitchen Design Trends for 2019

    As the year is winding to a close, and we are seeing Christmas decorations slowly creeping their way into shops on the high street, now is a good time to consider what the year ahead holds in terms of DIY and home improvement projects. After the festive period, you tend to see a spike in the number of people who undertake changes to their homes ... Read More

    by silb on November 20, 2018Comments (0)
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    Slow Time in the Trade

    We all know and experience slow time in work during late Fall and Winter. This is the off-season so you should be advertising your work the most before this time. It's a good time to put out deals for your services to attract more clients. Have a limited-time deal to push them to take action sooner than later as most people will want to wait unt... Read More

    by HomeDrywall&Painting on October 15, 2018Comments (0)
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    Ensuring You Are Protected as a Contractor

    Working as a contractor in the trades industry has its benefits. Self-employment gives you a great degree in terms of working on your own terms and being your own boss. The ability to pick and choose jobs that are within your skill-set is a valuable thing. As everyone in the same job knows, however, there are also downsides and challenges. Work... Read More

    by silb on May 29, 2018Comments (0)
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    Drywall Stilts and Work Safety

    Murwall's plasterer have receive their training on the use and maintenance of stilts.   Stilts must be used with proper training and workers must complete practical experience in the use of stilts . Murwall's plasterers stilts are from a recognized industry manufacturer who is providing an instruction manual on their correct use that ... Read More

    by Mur-Wall on May 22, 2018Comments (0)
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    Keeping Contracts While on the Job

    As the majority of users of this site will know, working as an independent contractor often means that you are the only person running the show. You might have an apprentice or two to help you out with the legwork from time to time, but the business side of running things will likely fall to you and you alone. This can put a lot of contractors i... Read More

    by silb on May 17, 2018Comments (0)
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