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Wednesday 23 October 2019

Build& Renovate

HEATING AND STOVES

Fossil fuel based heating systems are still popular however with rising costs it may be wise to explore other avenues such as green energy alternatives. there are also many options when it comes to stoves; oil, gas, wood pellet or fossil fuels such as coal can be used to fuel the stove which can have practical uses such as heating a room, heating water or cooking.

BUILDER

The choice of flooring is vast, both in materials and design. In general it's always down to personal taste, but whatever choice you make be sure it's practical, hard-wearing and good value for money. Likewise with curtains. The choice is vast and it's very much a matter of your own taste, but you can get a lot of useful advice from your local reputable dealer.

INSULATION

When you insulate your attic and walls it can give you savings of 50% or more on your annual heating bill and also reduce your carbon footprint. As the price of heating fuel ncreases every year it is ever more important that we try to heat our homes as efficiently as possible. If we can hold the heat inside our homes as long as possible then we don't need to burn as much fuel, therefore saving on our heating bill.

WATER PUMPS

There are many types of pollution present in the water supply today. From naturally occurring minerals in excessive concentrations like lime, iron and manganese to unnatural and unwanted pollutants like bacteria, nitrates and excessive chlorine. A proper pump and/ or filtration system can eliminate these pollutants and guarantee you clear clean water.

BEDROOM

You probably spend more time in your bedroom during your life than in any other room in the house, so it makes sense to ensure it's a room you enjoy being in. A comfortable bed and practical and pleasant furnishings will make your time spent there more enjoyable.

PLANT HIRE

For larger jobs, plant hire is crucial – many companies have the necessary equipment and expertise to deal with a variety of ground-work issues.

PLASTER MOULDINGS

Give your rooms a shole new look with the additon of plaster mouldings and covings. They are available in lots of different styles and can transform an ordinary looking room into something special.

CONCRETE BLOCKS

The more concrete elements in your home, the more likely you are to have a home which is strong, durable, energy efficient, fire resistant with a high level of soundproofing. Why? - because concrete is inherently durable and fireproof, absorbs sound and concrete built homes can achieve the highest standards ofenergy efficiency leading to a more comfortable living environment and lower heating bills.

BOILERS

Your central heating boiler requires servicing at least once every year to ensure it performs at optimum efficiency. It makes sense to have this done because otherwise your boiler will burn fuel inefficiently and will subsequently cost you far more to run. Talk to your local boiler servicing expert for the best advice on how to get the most from your boiler.

WINDOWS & DOORS

A large percentage of a house's heat is lost through windows and ill-fitting doors, so giving a lot of thought to the type of glazing units and doors you use will save you money in the long run. Consult your local supplier for expert advice on the products most suited to your project.

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