Green Home Clearance Tips and Guidelines

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House clearance is one important task we simply can’t ignore for too long, especially if we have the bad habit of collecting all manner of items as we live our lives. Sometimes you need to do a little house clearance, junk removal, furniture clearance, you name it. The following tips will give some insight into the possible ways you can …

New Project Part II

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Our first week on the job was spent investigating what we couldn’t find out before; exactly what lay under the carpets, where the drains run, getting the water and gas turned off so we could start removing the existing bathroom and kitchen, having the electrician set up a site RCD (for safety), and discuss the electrical layout. With the help …

How you can help the environment from the comfort of your own home

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There are lots of things we can do at home, both in the house and around the garden, to be more environmentally friendly.  It is more important than ever that human beings look after the planet and work to mitigate the effects of climate change, and we can all play a part in the global movement to manage our environment …

Kemp Town eco-renovation

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So, continuing the theme of insulation as discussed last week – we have been using this week to insulate the exterior walls of the property – with 2 cross battened layers of Celotex (www.celotex.co.uk) thereby reducing cold bridging. (cold bridging is mostly succinctly described on Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_bridging) This insulation has been completed around the first floor, including behind the …

New Project week 2

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just a quick update as things are moving on apace – we have removed the ceilings in the living room and kitchen – exposing the steels completely –  it is amazing what a difference a few feet in height can make to a space. We have also stripped out the downstairs bathroom and airing cupboard – see photo below – …

New Project – week1

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So – week one of our new project in Kemp Town, Brighton – we have spent the week demolishing the original conversion – and as with every job we have ever worked on there have been a few surprises, but nothing that we can’t handle – or in some cases incorporate into the overall design. First thing to do was …