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Homeowners in Britain could spend up to £5bn on their homes before Christmas

Homeowners in Britain could spend up to £5bn on their homes before Christmas

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Homeowners in Britain could spend £4.94 billion before Christmas purely on improvements to their homes and gardens according to research by market research company, Kantar. Despite the many home improvements that have been made since March this year, homeowners are still saying that they have work to do, of which 60% of respondents revealed they plan to paint their home and 37% planning on fixing…
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Green Homes Grant Scheme: Installer Survey Results

Green Homes Grant Scheme: Installer Survey Results

With the Green Homes Grant Scheme now in full force we were keen to find out the thoughts and experiences of those in the industry. The scheme was launched to help the industry bounce back after the coronavirus crisis and help homeowners create more sustainable homes whilst lowering their energy bills. The scheme is well underway after launching last month, so, let’s get into the results and fee…

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Latest data shows complaint volumes remain high in the home improvement sector

Latest data shows complaint volumes remain high in the home improvement sector

Latest data shows that Citizens Advice dealt with over 32,000 consumer issues and complaints relating to the home improvement sector over the last 12 months to September 2020. What is also disappointing for the sector is that out of all defined categories in consumer goods and services, ‘building repairs and improvements’ came second with over 8,500 issues alone. Top was practical energy effic…

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Are you HSE compliant?

Are you HSE compliant?

The Health and Safety Executive has announced that their inspectors will be checking that construction firms’ health standards are up to date. So, ask yourself, are you HSE compliant? When are the inspections? The inspections began on Monday 5th October 2020 and will last for a full month. Where are the inspections taking place? The inspections are mainly targeting construction firms and the ins…

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Research reveals British homeowners spend £13,000 on special features for their homes

Research reveals British homeowners spend £13,000 on special features for their homes

A recent survey, commissioned by Origin (manufacturer of aluminium doors and windows), has revealed that homeowners in Britain are willing to spend an average of £13,000 on special features on their homes. But what exactly are the features that homeowners are willing to spend on? The results revealed 54% of homeowners prioritised an abundance of natural light, followed by 53% storage and then 52…

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