Category: Plasterer

Home Improvement on a Budget: Add Elegant Crown Molding

Today’s households include mouldings in innumerable forms. Mouldings offer elegance and class to home settings. Each mould is intended for a precise purpose, whether it be framing a door or window in order to make it look more modern or offering a visual alteration at the connection between walls and floors. There are so many types of mouldings that decorate our homes in today’s time that it’s challenging to differentiate between them.

Types of Moulding

Moulding of the walls or ceilings is a modern way of making the walls appear wider or narrower, depending on how the molding is done. The term “trim” is often used when going through the process of moulding. If you’re one to enjoy repairing or installing staircase parts, fireplace mantles or paneling, you will find a broad range of trims that fit right into your area of interest. read more

First time buyers: Top Five Tips to Avoid Homeowner Hassles

Buying your first house can be a stressful experience. Once all of the legal dealings are out of the way, and you’ve popped the cork on your ‘welcome to your new home’ bottle of champagne, the reality sets in – everything from the bricks and mortar to the knives and forks are now your responsibility.
We at HaMuch have put together our top five tips to help make your first home run like a dream.

1. Find the essentials

When you first move in, it can be tempting to focus on where the TV will go and what colour the spare bedroom will be, first make sure you find the essentials. Locate your gas and electricity meters, the fuse box, and the stopcock on day one. Once all your boxes are unloaded from the moving van, you should take readings from your meters, as your suppliers will need this information, and it will avoid you getting over charged.
If you can find your fuse box in the dark and can access (and shut off) your stopcock valve quickly, you will be covered for most major emergencies. When you need the services of an electrician or a plumber, they will ask you where these are, so it’s handy to tell them straight away. read more

How to Avoid Kitchen Sink Dramas

House maintenance can seem like an endless battle with homeowners banging their heads against the wall when it feels like yet another repair needs doing, or the boiler is on the blink – again!

Whatsmore, homeowners tend to agree that finding the right tradesperson for a job can be a real challenge, and many people are left scratching their heads not knowing where to start their search or who to trust.

Here are three simple steps to find the right person for the job, avoiding the pain and strain of poor services, and instead feeling confident while the true professionals take care of your much-loved home. read more