Wondering how to patch plaster? This is one of those home maintenance jobs that will keep your home looking as fresh as the day it was decorated and patching up plaster just one task you can undertake on a DIY basis
Whilst original floors might be a beautiful and sought-after feature in period homes, they can also be problematic. The key to repairing and renovating an old floor is all about what lies beneath
Condensation is a problem in both period properties and newer homes, but what causes it and what can be done to prevent it?
From cracks and bulging to dreaded artex, ceilings can be subject to a whole host of problems. Step in chartered surveyor Ian Rock to provide the answers
Need to know how to treat damp? Take a look at the various different areas where damp can occur and the most effective ways of making an old home dry — and ensuring it stays that way
Render repair is one maintenance job that you really cannot skip if you want your house to be protected from the elements — damage should be put right as soon as it happens
Find out when rewiring is necessary and the building regulations related to wiring work and electrics
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