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  • Are you ready to deal with these common Christmas household disasters?

    Christmas is a costly time of year and the last thing homeowners want to spend their money on is emergency home improvement work. Yet, the festive period is a busy time for builders. The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) carried out some research and regarding the most common problems homeowners have over Christmas...
  • Five ways to keep your home safe this Christmas

    It's the most wonderful time of the year... so make sure it stays that way! The Homeowner Blog looks at five ways you can keep your home safe over the festive period and make sure your days stay merry and bright!
  • A hole in one

    O'Keeffe Building Services Ltd were described by their clients as "real heroes" for rescuing what could have been a shelved project...
  • Make your home more Christmassy this winter!

    Choose the right Christmas treeBefore you start looking for that dream Christmas tree it’s important that you find one that fits, so measure the area you intend to display it in before you leave the
  • Seven interior design styles

    With so many different interior design styles out there, the choice of what style to choose can sometimes be overwhelming. We have rounded up seven of our favourites to help inspire your home’s makeover.
  • A recipe for success

    Steve Smith Construction delivered a striking, modern kitchen for an outstanding family home.
  • Advice for Commercial Construction Clients

    As a business owner or manager, embarking on construction or maintenance work, you take on the role of a ‘construction client’. This guide from the Health and Safety Executive ‘ Need Building Work Done?’ sets out clearly what your roles and responsibilities are as a construction client.
  • Stay cosy this winter with Hygge

    How is it that the Danish are amongst the happiest people in the world despite facing 17 hours of darkness during winter months...?