Tradesmen

Colour Republic

Posted in Home Improvement Advice, Tradesmen on July 19th, 2013 by Julian Cassell – Be the first to comment

Colour Republic is one of the south coast’s foremost property refurbishment companies. Based in Brighton they offer full design, supply and installation services in both the residential and commercial sectors – a genuine one-stop shop for all your building, fitting, and decorating requirements. read more »

Wayne de Wet

Posted in Home Improvement Advice, Tradesmen on February 14th, 2013 by Julian Cassell – 1 Comment

Wayne de Wet is quite simply one of the nation’s finest decorators. He was the Grand Winner of the Dulux Select Decorator of the Year in 2011, and runner-up in 2008. He also hand picked a Team of Dulux Select decorators, and they painted show homes and room sets at the 2011 London Ideal Home Show (Swedish house open plan living) and 2012 (The Santiago Town House and Dulux Design Service room set) – the same team produced great results at London’s Exel Grand Designs Live 2012, decorating multiple room sets, and Kevin McCloud used one to open the show. read more »

How much do extensions cost?

Posted in Home Improvement Advice, Tradesmen on May 9th, 2012 by Julian Cassell – Be the first to comment

How much do extensions cost? Or, what will it cost to add on an extra room? Both these questions appear fairly high on my “frequently asked questions” list, and on a basic level, there is a simple answer, but this is quickly followed by advice containing much greater detail, that will immediately start pushing the initial figure up. This guide therefore looks at finding your initial starting estimate, as well as pointing out the factors that will impact on this estimate to determine how much your extension may finally cost. read more »

DIY Forums

Posted in Home Improvement Advice, Tradesmen on August 10th, 2011 by Julian Cassell – Be the first to comment

We’ve all spent frustrating hours browsing the web, looking for the exact answer to a question that seems essential to your DIY project, but no one in the world seems to think the same, and you eventually give up, postpone the project, and bemoan the fact that you’ve wasted 3 hours of your life. Well, it really doesn’t have to be that way, as all you need do is visit one of the net’s DIY forums, read more »

How do you find good tradesmen? Follow 3 simple rules.

Posted in Home Improvement Advice, Tradesmen on June 24th, 2010 by Julian Cassell – Be the first to comment

 

How do you find good tradesmen, and how much do you need them? Well, even if you are a keen DIY enthusiast, there will always be some jobs where you need professional assistance. For example, you may need a builder for something large scale like constructing your new extension or on a much smaller scale you might need an electrician to move a few sockets. In all cases, the rules of engagement should always be the same. read more »