Paint Perfection


For a relatively small outlay, a fresh coat of paint can greatly increase the value of your home on the market. For those just wishing to revamp their home, using more modern colours and techniques such as feature walls can totally transform a space. As the saying goes – a change is as good as a holiday! Here are some top tips to help you achieve a professional paint job...

Asbestos facts for renovators


In general, domestic buildings contain non-friable asbestos fibres, which the authorities agree are not a health risk if they remain sealed and in good condition (such as painted, asbestos-cement sheet walls). If the fibres are disturbed during renovation precautions should be taken. While removing asbestos from your own property is not illegal, the safest option is to call in the experts.