Neil Cumins

I’ve been a property journalist since 2003, writing about everything from architecture and construction to interior design and home improvements, for property clients all over the world

Solar Panel Maintenance Cost UK – What Can I Expect to Pay?

Solar panels are a big commitment, and getting the most modern panels installed is a costly investment. According to Householdquotes.co.uk, the simplest home setups still cost around £1,500.  Before you take the plunge, you need to know all about installing and running solar panels for your domestic electricity. Most importantly, you need to know where …

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Fire Door Installation Cost – How Much Should I be Paying?

Installing fire doors isn’t something many of us will have done before. Fire doors aren’t necessary for all property types and development projects – but when they are, it’s crucial to know as much about them as possible. Below, we outline the average fire door installation cost in the UK. We cover all the ins …

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Asbestos Removal Cost UK – What Should I Be Paying?

Think of your worst nightmare during a home improvement or renovation project. Were you thinking about the possibility of finding asbestos? If not, you probably should have been. Asbestos in any kind of property can cause huge problems. This hazardous material is something you must deal with carefully, but what’s the best way to handle …

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Why You Should Use PVA for Plastering (and how best to use it)

If you’ve got some plastering work that needs doing, you’re probably wondering whether you should try it yourself. Plastering is something of an art form, and it can go badly wrong if you don’t know what you’re doing. With the right guidance, even an enthusiastic amateur can achieve great results. Jan and Christine, writers of …

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