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

Neil Cumins

Solar Panel Maintenance Cost UK – What To Pay In 2020?

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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How To Measure Stair Carpets

Homeowners often think it’s too difficult to do anything with their stairs. They’re not confident enough to try replacing their stair carpet themselves, and getting a carpet fitted by a professional can be expensive, as we recently explained in our guide to carpet fitting costs. The fact is that sorting out your stair carpet isn’t …

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PVA for Plastering – Why You Must Use It (plus 4 steps to apply)

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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