Money and Energy Saving Smart devices

November 12th, 2017 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Energy Saving, Home Improvements, Home Maintenace No Comments »

It’s obvious that smart home concept becomes globally popular and appealing idea. It eases our life making it more tranquil and secure. A lot has been said about the many benefits house automation brings to homeowners. But have you ever thought those smart home gadgets that gradually invade the world markets can actually help you save money and energy? Well, they really can! So, enjoy your high-tech house and avail of the clever devices you have invested in!

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How to survive remodelling your home

June 3rd, 2015 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Home Improvements, Home Maintenace, Top Tips 1 Comment »

Ask anyone who has stayed in their home whilst they are remodelling what their advice is, they will tell you not to stay in your home during the process under any circumstances. However sometime this is not always an option, especially if you are under pressure financially. Sometimes you just have to deal with the dust and grin and bare it.

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Choosing the right burglar alarm for your home.

February 2nd, 2015 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Home Improvements, Home Maintenace No Comments »

You pull up to your house after a business trip, holiday or weekend away with friends and something doesn’t feel right. You get out of the car or taxi and walk up to the front door, fiddling to find the keys in your bag. The front door is unlocked. Your suspicious feeling grows stronger. You walk into your home and your heart lurches into your throat. Your house is completely ransacked. No corner hasn’t been left unturned and every precious valuable gone. That is not exactly the welcome home party your were looking for.

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How to deal with rodents in your home or rental property

May 9th, 2014 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Home Improvements, Home Maintenace No Comments »

As a landlord, you have many extra responsibilities for the maintenance and smooth running of your properties and this can include dealing with some not-so-welcome visitors. It is your responsibility to follow the correct procedure and deal with rodents in your properties as soon as possible. This blog takes a look at what you need to do in the event of rodents making your home, their home too.

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How to Boost the Kerb Appeal of Your Property

April 29th, 2014 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Home Improvements, Home Maintenace No Comments »

They say that first impressions are the most lasting.

Consequently, when it comes to selling your home, it’s important to make sure the outer appearance of your property looks less Skid Row and more Millionaires’ Row.

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How to conduct gas safety check in your home

March 6th, 2014 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Home Maintenace, Rental Market No Comments »

Gas can pose a serious threat to any home and it is vital that you conduct regular checks on your gas appliances to ensure they are working correctly. Carbon monoxide poisoning can cause serious harm or can even be fatal to you and your family. By ensuring to check your home sufficiently each year you can potentially avoid a serious risk to those in your home.

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Advice on Maintaining Trees in your Garden

February 17th, 2014 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Home Maintenace No Comments »

Trees can add an element of class to you home and look wonderful in a well-landscaped garden. They can also be a pain when their roots start affecting your home or their branches interfere with electricity and telephone wires. If you keep your trees well maintained you can enjoy the pleasure they provide in your garden with no problems. Here is a guide to keeping your trees healthy and out of trouble.

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How to Find the Home of Your Dreams

December 20th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Home Maintenace, Property Market No Comments »

Many people in the world have the same basic dream when they’re younger. They want to be successful, they want a loving family, and they want to live in a big, safe house with a nice yard, a picket fence, smack dab in the middle of a niche neighborhood. The home of your dreams is something you will undoubtedly try to make a reality at different points throughout your life.

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Financial help for low-income homeowners

December 2nd, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Financial Products, Home Maintenace No Comments »

In the current economic climate, everyone is feeling the pinch. Throw in the added cost of Christmas and our budgets are stretched to breaking point. Now more than ever, we are looking to save money.

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Roof Maintenance: How often and tips to avoid huge costs

November 4th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Home Improvements, Home Maintenace No Comments »

Roof maintenance can be expensive and for many homeowners, it is a job they would rather not deal with due to the financial impact. Your roof doesn’t always have to be a monetary headache especially if you know what to look for, you conduct regular check-ups and you keep on top of your house insurance.

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Signs that your Chimney needs Maintenance

October 17th, 2013 HIP-Consultant.co.uk Posted in Home Improvements, Home Maintenace No Comments »

Chimneys can be difficult to judge and you can’t always see potential problems from just looking. There are some signs that you can look out for that prove your chimney may need some maintenance and attention. Making sure your chimney is safe is up there with ensuring your home is safe from fire hazards so it is very important for any homeowner with a chimney to be aware of the typical tell tale signs that there may be damage to your chimney.

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