Autumn/winter guide to roof maintenance

With the winter weather fast approaching, it is essential that homeowners ensure their roofs are watertight. Even the smallest of issues can develop into bigger problems given the repeated battering that buildings can receive during cold, wet conditions, so ensure your roof is in good condition before the great British weather ensues. Here are some…

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Construction sector grows at fastest rate since 2007

The British construction industry has unexpectedly taken a turn for the better, experiencing its fastest growth since the economic crash in September 2007. The Markit/CIPS construction PMI rose to 59.4 in October, outdoing economists’ predictions of it remaining at Septembers high of 58.9. According to reports from theguardian.com, the house building market experienced the biggest…

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Bank of Ireland launches home improvement fund

Bank of Ireland has unlocked 75 million euros in funding for homeowners who wish to conduct improvements on their properties. Independent.ie says the news coincides with a launch for the country’s Home Renovation Tax Incentive Scheme. This will provide an income tax credit to people who wish to carry out work on their homes over…

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