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Mortgage Lending To Reach £248bn In 2017

The mortgage market is set to grow next year, with people borrowing more money from lenders and more homebuyers getting on the housing ladder in 2017. This is according to predictions made by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), which recently revealed its housing market forecasts for the next 12 months. It expects gross lending [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Prepare For Christmas, Whatever The Weather

While most of us dream of a white Christmas, we’re also resigned to the fact that it’s unlikely in the UK at the best of times, but with bookies slashing the odds on this December 25th being the hottest on record, it’s looking even less likely than normal that a dusting of snow will greet [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Churches Called On To Focus On Guttering

Building maintenance is hard work and can be time-consuming but if structures are to stand the test of time, it’s vital that certain jobs are carried out regularly – and to a professional standard. Churches around the UK are being urged by Ecclesiastical Insurance to make themselves winter ready by carrying out essential buildings maintenance [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|News|0 Comments

UK Properties Climb In Value

The value of UK properties has increased by 7.7% in the past year, according to the latest House Price Index from the Land Registry. Figures show that, as of September 2016, the average value of a property in the UK stood at £217,888, a 0.2% month-on-month rise, but an almost 8% jump since the same [...]

By | November 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Sales Of Million Pound Houses Rise By 12%

More homeowners are purchasing properties worth over £1 million, with sales during the first half of the year having increased by 12 per cent from the first six months of 2015. This is according to recent figures from Lloyds Bank, which showed 6,684 million-pound homes were bought at the beginning of 2016, following a six [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Clearing Guttering ‘Can Protect Old Buildings’

Carrying out simple maintenance tasks, such as cleaning gutters and repairing leaking sections of guttering, can potentially save hundreds or thousands of pounds in maintenance costs at a later date. The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) is once again running its National Maintenance Week in November, from 18th-25th of this month, and [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Winter Is Here!

We hope that you’ve had your driveway cleaning in the Wirral all sorted out over the last few weeks, as we’re sorry to say that the winter really does feel as though it’s finally here… so home maintenance tasks may have to be put on the backburner if the weather’s particularly disgusting out there. After [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments

How To Clear Your Paths For Autumn

Now that autumn has well and truly kicked in, it is worth giving your paths and driveways a once-over before winter. It could be that you need a professional service that does work such as driveway cleaning in Merseyside. However, it may also be the case that it is a smaller job that you can [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Buyers Deterred By Damp Problems

Over 80% of house buyers would reconsider their offer to buy a property if damp problems were discovered, a new survey has revealed. Research conducted by YouGov on behalf of Safeguard Europe revealed that 38% of people would walk away from the purchase altogether, while 48% would expect a discount on the price of the [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|News|0 Comments

The Importance Of Gutter Cleaning In Autumn

Homeowners should really clean their gutters regularly, but there is no more pressing time to keep them cleared than during the autumn months. Here are the main benefits of hiring a gutter cleaning specialist in Merseyside in the lead-up to winter. 1) Prevent blockages The autumn sees many leaves falling from the trees, which means [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|News|0 Comments