Fiona Chapman

Fiona Chapman is a copywriter and lifestyle blogger. With a keen interest in property and home decor, she’s passionate about keeping costs down. When not writing you’ll find her working on her latest craft, or chasing her unruly children

floor sanding cost per m2 uk

Floor Sanding Cost per m2 UK – 2022 Price Guide & Money-Saving Tips (Updated)

Wooden flooring is a popular choice with minimalists. It’s great for allergy sufferers too, and it’s often favoured by period property renovators. But whether you’re looking to restore an old wooden floor, or apply a new finish to an existing one, knowing the potential price is a good place to start. Considering some typical scenarios, …

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staircase refurbishment costs

Staircase Refurbishment Cost UK – 2022 Price Guide & Money-Saving Tips (Updated)

Whether your staircase is falling into disrepair, or you just want to bring it into the 21st century, you’ll need to know what sort of costs you’ll be looking at. You’ll also want to know whether it’s something you can do yourself, or if it’s best left to the professionals. Here we look at the …

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how much to wallpaper a room

How Much to Wallpaper a Room in 2022? (UK Cost Guide & Money-Saving Tips) – Updated

There’s more involved in wallpapering a room than simply applying your favourite print to the walls. You first need to assess the current condition of your walls and whether any prep work needs to be done. These factors will help answer the question; ‘how much to wallpaper a room?’. Cleary, the cost will heavily depend …

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how much to paint a house exterior uk

How Much to Paint a House Exterior in the UK? (2022 Cost Guide and Money-Saving Tips)

Kerb appeal is everything, especially for homeowners looking to attract potential buyers. However, the cost of painting your external walls depends on a number of factors, including; wall type, whether it’s been painted before, and most importantly, your decision to do it yourself or hire a professional. In this UK cost guide, we look at all …

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how much to board a loft

How Much to Board a Loft in 2022? (UK Price Guide & Money-Saving Tips) – Updated

Without proper measures in place, your loft is not a safe storage location. Its primary purpose isn’t for storing stuff, and there’s the risk you – or heavy items – could fall through the ceiling. So, it makes sense to put some solid flooring down, for both safety and practical reasons. With this in mind, let’s …

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laminate flooring fitting cost

Laminate Flooring Fitting Cost in 2022 – UK Price Guide and Money-Saving Tips (Updated)

Whether you’re after a streamlined look or something that’ll repel dirt and damage, laminate is a popular option for your floor. Unlike vinyl, laminate is able to withstand items being dropped from a great height.  It’s not subjected to stiletto heel damage as wood can be (I speak from experience), and it can take a …

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cost of removing pebbledash

Cost of Removing Pebbledash in 2022 – UK Price Guide and Top Money-Saving Tips (Updated)

The mere phrase ‘pebbledash‘ conjures ghastly images of grey, boring houses. But in addition to being used to knock up cheap housing, pebbledash — or rough-cast render — was also a big part of the Arts and Crafts movement.  On the other hand, if your home’s original features have been covered with post-war pebbledash, you …

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vinyl flooring installation cost uk

Vinyl Flooring Installation Cost UK – 2022 Price Guide (Plus Top Money-Saving Tips)

If your carpet has seen better days, or your kitchen floor desperately needs updating, you might be pining for a new surface underfoot. Vinyl flooring is easy to maintain and is hard-wearing – great for high traffic areas. But how much does vinyl flooring installation cost in the UK, and is it something you could …

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