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How to reduce the carbon footprint of your property


Improving the energy efficiency of your property, will not only save you money on rapidly rising energy bills, but will also reduce your carbon footprint. This is vital to help create a more sustainable future for everyone and to ensure the long-term health of our planet. This year’s Earth Day theme is to Invest In Our Planet. Increasing the energy efficiency of our homes and places of work or education is one way in which we can all contribute to reduce carbon emissions and make a difference in solving the climate crisis. Here are some of the ways you can […]

How to reduce the carbon footprint of your property

What To Do If You Discover Asbestos In Your Home 


Asbestos is a mineral that is naturally occurring. Historically, it has been used for insulation and fire-proofing within buildings, as well as in construction materials and many consumer products too. Unfortunately, it is also highly dangerous material that can lead to several different lung conditions. Despite the health risks being known since the 19th century and the term ‘asbestosis’ being coined in the 1920s, the material was still used regularly up until it was prohibited in the 1980s and wasn’t fully banned until 1999.  Given this, it is feasible that if your property was built before the year 2000, it […]

What to do if you discover asbestos in your home

Brexit: today’s housing market


Since the UK’s decision at the Brexit polls on 23rd June, the UK and its housing market has been in a state of flux. Rhetoric has continued to flow from the two camps; the UK will either face total meltdown or prosper way beyond the realms of possibility than when within the EU. The housing market has long been one of the country’s most important economic indicators, and yet it still cannot decide where its future lies. Early indications suggest some cooling of the industry. The Halifax House Price Index has shown continued signs of slowing prior to the vote. House sales (including first time buyers) decreased to […]

Housing market