09 Dec 2021
How to prep your fireplace for the winter

There’s nothing better than cosying up to a crackling fireplace on a cold winter’s afternoon. As well as comfort, fireplaces are also an effective and cost-efficient way to heat your home. However, before you decide to light up your fireplace for its first winter’s use, it’s important to ensure that everything is safe and prepared […]

01 Nov 2021

Buying a new home is one of life’s most exciting achievements. If you’ve scored a house with a beautiful traditional fireplace, we recommend you have a read through our guide to looking after an old chimney to avoid any unwanted surprises. We understand that unpacking the kitchen cupboards may seem a higher priority on your […]

27 Jul 2021
Party wall agreements

Imagine spending forever renovating a property only to find that a party wall agreement ruins your plans. If a surveyor is appointed, they might refer to this as a ‘party wall award’, which is essentially the same thing. It’s a legal agreement between yourself and your neighbours that governs any structural work you might want […]