Property

How to Make a Home More Accessible

Everyone deserves to feel comfortable and independent in their own home. For able-bodied people, this likely comes from little changes here and there, but for those with disabilities, everyday things can be a struggle. Here, we’re going to explain changes that you can make to your home to make it more...

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Things to Consider When Building an Extension

Transforming dreams of an extension into a reality can take time and meticulous planning. Adding an extension to your home can add value, both monetary and when increasing the quality of your living space. As structural engineers in Devon, we know the value of settling on an unshakable design before you...

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Converting Your Loft Space: Where to Start

If you find yourself needing a bit of extra room, but a move is out of the question, you may want to consider converting your loft. This is a fairly straightforward way to dramatically modify your home, and with a bit of professional help and know-how, you’ll have a fully...

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How to Add Value to Your Home

A house doesn’t just have to be a home, it should also be thought of as an investment. When thinking about buying a new house we’re not only thinking about what we currently need, but we’re also thinking about our future. A house should be bought with a spare thought of...

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Everything You Need to Know About Home Insulation

Home insulation may initially sound like a headache, but we hope this article will prove otherwise. We’ve compiled all the information you will need to think about when considering what home insulation to choose for your property. If you’re in need of any assistance, we offer structural engineer services in Cornwall....

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Why Do Lintels Fail and How Can They be Repaired?

As experienced structural engineers and chartered surveyors in Cornwall, we know how essential lintels can be to the structural integrity of a building. They are an important structural element; if they begin to fail or show signs of damage, you may need to consult a professional to maintain your building’s...

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Home Insurance FAQs

We regularly work with home insurance providers to help rebuild any damage, therefore, have come across many questions surrounding home insurance. From the different types to when you need to contact your insurer, this blog will look at the most frequently asked questions surrounding home insurance. What Is Home Insurance? In simple...

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How is Coronavirus Impacting the Property Market?

Until recently, coronavirus has caused a temporary pause for those in the process of buying a property. An estimated 450,000 people have been unable to complete their moves since March 2020 due to lockdown. With the current change to government guidelines on social distancing over the coming weeks, it is hard...

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7 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should be Doing

Home maintenance can seem like a daunting responsibility. However, if broken down monthly, maintenance tasks can feel more manageable and in the long run, could save you some costly repairs or replacements. In our article, we advise on how to identify general wear and tear, the types of deep cleaning tasks...

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