Creating a redecorating plan

When redecorating it's important to think carefully about what you want to achieve. Ask yourself different questions like "Do I just want to update rooms and make it more modern?' or "Do I want to try and change the whole atmosphere and appearance of my home?" Once you have decided what you want to achieve, the next step is to start planning your redecorationg process into different steps, this is important because you could do somthing that can lengthen the process. For example, you don’t want to fit your new carpets before you have stripped and painted the walls, as the new carpets are prone to having paint being splattered or spilt onto them. Here is a quick example of a redecorating plan

5 Tips for Picking Paint Colors

Picking colours for a room you’re about to paint can be a difficult choice, here some tips that could help you out: Start Small If you're not sure where to begin with colour, experiment in a powder room or bathroom, a small hall or area between rooms, or an accent wall. Think about your mood When selecting a colour, consider the mood of a room. In a bedroom do you want the feeling to be restful and soothing or dramatic and intimate? Soft, cool colours and neutrals usually create a quieter feeling while stronger colours are for drama. Pay Attention to Lighting The reason why paint stores have light boxes for you to test paint chips: Natural daylight shows the truest color; Incandescent lighti

What to consider when selecting roofing material

Repairing or replacing a roof can cost you a lot of time and money, that is why it is crucial that you take into consideration what material will benefit you the most, and that it will fufull your needs. This will ensure that no costly repairs will be needed in the future. There are different factors to consider when choosing the right roof material, these include: Weather:- When choosing the right roofing material, it is important to take the weather around into account. As some materials stand up better to certain climates than other materials. Ceramic is an ideal choice for houses in colder climates, where as slate is more for houses in colder climates. Cost:- The right material for your

Planning Permission

Planning permission seeks to guide the way our towns, cities and countryside develop. This includes how land & buildings are used, what buildings look like, landscaping considerations, highway access and the impact that the development will have on the general environment. ​​ It is importnat you have followed the building regulations, and have been granted planning permisson as this could cause legal problems if you do not. In some cases you may only need planning permission and not building regulation approval. Contact your local Local Planning Authority or a Building Control Body if you are unsure.

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