Author Archives: Tracey Adams

New Efficient Interior Renovation & Construction

home renovation

There are so many elements to refurbishing and renovation of a family home.  New modern  materials for interior construction are constantly coming to the market and it can be quite bewildering to the novice house owner.  I’m always fascinated by the projects put forward on the lifestyle programmes that feature houses either bought at auction – mostly in an appalling […]

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Warmth, Comfort, Style & Safety Are Design Criteria

design renovation

The way our homes are constructed has changed dramatically over the years – in fact the earliest of mankind huddled together in caves and under trees.  No one would have thought back then, thousands of years, that they’d ever be living in such comfort as we do now.  The differences in the last century have also been been pretty dramatic […]

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Gutter Damage Early On To Stop The Rot

kitchen design ideas

I have been looking at my house lately – not that I’m completely unfamiliar with it of course.  But after nearly twenty years, it’s beginning to show a little justified aging.  I’ve not actually considered the design concept of the lovely comfortable family exec home.  It still looks very nice, airy & attractive.  My wonderment and anxiety concerns the actual […]

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Property Selling & Buying Differs Greatly Abroad

home renovation

Knowing your property market is not something you can pick up just like that.  The experienced estate agent, will have to sell many a house before they get the knowledge needed to appreciate the buying trends that affect their job.   What I find most facinating about the north american system is the short time allowance for selling and moving in […]

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Cottage Designs Not Quite Planned For

home renovation

The construction of houses is such a high tech industry these days.  When you think back to all those old cottages from chocolate box covers and historic towns, there can’t have been a great deal of planning involved.  It is incredible how old some of our country’s prettiest country buildings really are.  Thinkng of the thatched cottages we fondly remember […]

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