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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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Recent research suggests continuing investment by households in home improvements

Recent research suggests continuing investment by households in home improvements

Many of us have spent more time at home this year than ever anticipated. But what does that mean for the sector? Will homeowners become more DIY savvy and do home improvements themselves? Or are they looking to hire accredited tradesmen to do larger renovations? Or instead, will homeowners move? Or will they stay put? Research reveals some interesting insights into the spending habits of homeowner…

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