Septic tanks have been used for many years in properties that are not connected to a mains drainage system. Instead, a tank sunk into the ground allows solid waste to sink to the bottom while the liqu
Summer is a time for holidays – in this country or further afield. In your excitement to get away for a well-earned break, though, it is important to remember a few straightforward safeguards to keep
If the last few summers are anything to go by, now is the time of year when we can all start moving outside more often into the garden. Indeed, for many, the garden is likely to become an alfresco...
Are you planning to stay as an Airbnb guest anywhere this holiday season? Or maybe you have a spare room or empty home you’d like to let to visitors?
With effect from the 25th of May 2019, a change to planning regulations means that many homeowners may now extend their properties without the hassle of time-consuming planning applications.
Mobile homes come in all shapes and sizes and may be used for different purposes. They might all be called mobile homes, but the vast majority are moved very rarely – if at all – and remain more...
If you live in a block of flats you might think that you have put any worries about home insurance well and truly behind you after reading in your lease agreement that the landlord is responsible for
Do you have spare rooms in your home that could be let to one or more lodgers? If so, any income you earn up to a maximum of £7,500* a year is completely tax-free.
How did you spend the quiet winter months this year – curled up by a fire reading? During your browsing online or in a magazine, perhaps you came across and were inspired by some of the home renovatio
You know that satisfied feeling when you’ve given your home a thorough spring clean and its all spick and span for another year?
By all accounts, it’s something that you might turn into a very lucrative number – renting out a room, or your whole home, through a listing on Airbnb.
The government has launched a new online probate service which promises to save time and make more convenient the whole legal process of gaining legal authority to deal with a deceased person’s estate