Why Choose a Pier and Beam Foundation?

Building a home is an exciting venture. Homeowners get to choose wall coverings, flooring materials, up-to-date appliances, room size variances, and windows and doors. But, what most homeowners do not realize is that building a home starts from the ground up, from the foundation. The most important step to building a new home is choosing…

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Gender Construction

“Come you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here; and fill me, from crown to the toe, top-full of direst cruelty”. “To be or not to be”….. How does it happen? (Shakespeare, 1606-7) The following five points may be significant for an understanding of how gender is socially constructed. (1) The first point…

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House Prices Set To Decline

With a Huff and a Puff, They’ll Blow Your House Down Over the last decade, the housing boom has been the lead driver of the UK’s economic growth. At the start of 1996 when the housing recovery began to take shape, the average house was valued at £62,453. Today, the national average is £210,578; an…

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Why Use Primers and Sealers

Any good painter & decorator will Know why and when to use a primer or sealer, but for the novice house painter this can be something of a mystery that can lead to poor results when they finish their paint project. By using primer and sealer they can improve the appearance, performance and life span…

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