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How Much of Great Britain is Built On?

How Much of Great Britain is Built On?

Is Britain overcrowded? This issue seems to come up every time any new build is proposed, or how many people live cramped in big cities, or urban sprawl is the subject of more complaints. There is a large amount of land in the UK, but how much of it is actually built...

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Why Do I Need a Structural Engineer?

Why Do I Need a Structural Engineer?

There are many reasons why you may need to instruct the help of a structural engineer as they usually play a key role in the renovation project, a property purchase and much more. A structural engineer specialises in the building structures, as the names suggests....

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What Expert Do I Need?

What Expert Do I Need?

When undertaking any kind of construction work, whether it is a new build, a conversion or a renovation, you will require a team of experts to assist and advise you. Before you proceed, you should know which experts you will require as they will be the key to a...

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5 Ways to Add Value and Space to Your Home

5 Ways to Add Value and Space to Your Home

Investing money and time into your property is not only great when it comes to selling but can also increase your quality of life. We can often outgrow our homes sooner than we would like to, but if you don't want to sell and move on, you can increase the space in...

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Cornwall Property Prices Growing at a Fast Rate

Cornwall Property Prices Growing at a Fast Rate

According to recent figures from the UK House Price Index, property prices in Cornwall are growing at their fastest rate in nearly eight years. The figures state that in the year to July, house prices have surged across Cornwall by 7.5% which makes the average house...

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A Guide to Barn Conversions

A Guide to Barn Conversions

Over the last century, there has been a huge increase in property purchasers seeking out a new challenge by choosing to covert a barn. Of course, this can be a quite a challenge, but the end result is usually completely worth it. Converting a barn takes a lot of...

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Common Structural Defects and How to Spot Them

Common Structural Defects and How to Spot Them

Structural defects within a property can be a sign of poor construction, general wear and tear or poor design. Some of the most common signs which are a little easier to spot are cracks on the walls, water stains, and loose plaster, but all of these can affect the...

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