Use a Reputable builder in Nottinghamshire when considering home improvements

When considering home improvements one might think that it would cost a fortune. If you have a home that merely dishes off an old appeal, you may want to add a few accessories to the area appealing old to you verses buying new paint, flooring, carpet, et cetera.

Few homeowners consider home improvement and will take out a second loan for improving the home; thus, taking out a second home loan is only getting you into more debt than what you already are if you are paying mortgage payments.

Considering home improvements using a builder in nottingham
Considering home improvements using a builder in nottingham

It depends on what you are attempting to do when considering home improvement, but the primary focus should be to consider you, what you want and why you are considering the notion. You will need to setup a budget and a plan if you merely want to remodel by reason to give the home a new look. Thus, taking out secondary mortgage loans will only increase your debts, since you will be paying for the same home twice.

Do you need a loan for home improvements?

Sure, you could get a loan with the intent of improving the home at the same time lowering the interest payments and mortgage payments, but in the long run, you will still pay more.

The interest rates lowered and payment plans over the long run will not measure up the value of the home if you choose to sell. Thus, home improvement is part of preserving the home’s value or increasing the equity of the home. If you are considering home improvement simply to renew the homes appeal, you may want to consider taxes. Sometimes when you improve a home, the taxes increase.

Plan your home improvements carefully

Buying a home alone is a big step. Thus, when you consider home improvement, similar to buying the home you need a plan, a budget, and the ability to read and follow instructions.

Most materials bought for home improvement come with instruction guides. Thus, the guides are to help you avoid damages, injury, and failure. Therefore, if you are considering home improvement and buy the materials to go ahead, make sure that you read and follow the instructions carefully.

Painting, plastering and decorating

Improving your home will also require that you consider paint colors, tiles, flooring, carpets, base, trimmings, repairs, et cetera. For example, if you intend to tile your bathroom’s walls and floors you will need to look over the area to see what you will need to do first. If the walls have holes, cracks, or lumps you will need to repair the walls for tile, otherwise the tile will not stand. For the most part, you will need scrapers, screwdriver, paint openers, sealers, thinners, plaster, patches, levelers, measuring tapes, and a few other detailed tools and materials to begin working on improving your bathroom.

Home improvement stores like B and Q have everything you need and more.

If the walls have holes, cracks, or lumps you will need to plaster and patch the area, filling in the holes, cracks and lumps before tiling the bathroom. You will also need to smooth the walls and level them before tiling.

If you have wallpaper over the walls, you will need to remove the paper, clean, sand, and smooth the area for tiling. If your bathroom walls are made of wood you will need to make sure the area is firm and clean before tiling the bathroom.

Bathroom Tiling

Furthermore, if you have tile over your bathroom you can get by with putting tile over the tile providing you clean the area and ready it for adhesive stick. While few people offer this option, I recommend removing any materials existing on the walls before adding new appeal, unless the wall underneath the tile is rotted.

Lastly – enlist the help of an experienced and reputable builder in the Nottinghamshire area and beyond when you are considering home improvements.


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Followed our instructions, solved the problem without fuss and were reliable. In their work they were professional and pleasant to have around. Would recommend them to anyone wanting a good job doing well.

Anthony Lyons

The Nottinghamshire Building Company
5
2017-04-05T17:46:10+01:00

Anthony Lyons

Followed our instructions, solved the problem without fuss and were reliable. In their work they were professional and pleasant to have around. Would recommend them to anyone wanting a good job doing well.
Competitive price quoted. Work commenced within forecast time. Neat brickwork and the wall was completed to specification. Site was tidied up each evening. Polite and friendly builder and mate.

Keith Newman

The Nottinghamshire Building Company
4
2017-04-06T12:25:35+01:00

Keith Newman

Competitive price quoted. Work commenced within forecast time. Neat brickwork and the wall was completed to specification. Site was tidied up each evening. Polite and friendly builder and mate.
Absolutely brilliant job. His attention to detail was excellent and he took his time to make sure the work was done to perfection. Very helpful with other issues with the house and has saved me money. Very genuine and helpful will definitely use this company again.

Gary Henzell

The Nottinghamshire Building Company
5
2017-04-06T12:28:20+01:00

Gary Henzell

Absolutely brilliant job. His attention to detail was excellent and he took his time to make sure the work was done to perfection. Very helpful with other issues with the house and has saved me money. Very genuine and helpful will definitely use this company again.
Reliable and hard working.

Antony Turner

The Nottinghamshire Building Company
4
2017-04-06T12:26:14+01:00

Antony Turner

Reliable and hard working.
Great company to deal with, competitive pricing and a pleasure to work with. Will certainly be using them again and would recommend them to anyone.

Amy Parry

The Nottinghamshire Building Company
5
2017-04-06T12:22:11+01:00

Amy Parry

Great company to deal with, competitive pricing and a pleasure to work with. Will certainly be using them again and would recommend them to anyone.
Very last minute job before Christmas. The job was well done and to the agreed budget. Courteous and helpful, the job was completed to a tight deadline.

Chris Bailey

The Nottinghamshire Building Company
5
2017-04-05T17:50:11+01:00

Chris Bailey

Very last minute job before Christmas. The job was well done and to the agreed budget. Courteous and helpful, the job was completed to a tight deadline.
Dave did an absolutely brilliant job, he took on quite a few extra bits as the project progressed and was superb throughout. Always on time, polite and ensured each night he left everything neat and tidy (which impressed the missus lol) and a genuinely nice bloke, he was a pleasure to have around throughout the whole process. His pricing was more than fair and overall he was excellent value I would recommend him to anyone. Good tradesman are not always easy to find but there is one here for sure!!

James Ferguson

The Nottinghamshire Building Company
5
2017-04-06T12:20:12+01:00

James Ferguson

Dave did an absolutely brilliant job, he took on quite a few extra bits as the project progressed and was superb throughout. Always on time, polite and ensured each night he left everything neat and tidy (which impressed the missus lol) and a genuinely nice bloke, he was a pleasure to have around throughout the whole process. His pricing was more than fair and overall he was excellent value I would recommend him to anyone. Good tradesman are not always easy to find but there is one here for sure!!
Reliable, punctual and professional! We're very pleased with our garden wall. Looks better than imagined. We highly recommend this company to others.

Gary Matthews

The Nottinghamshire Building Company
5
2017-04-06T12:23:38+01:00

Gary Matthews

Reliable, punctual and professional! We're very pleased with our garden wall. Looks better than imagined. We highly recommend this company to others.
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