You Are Here: Home » Posts tagged "Sarah Beeny"

At Home with Sarah Beeny – April 2016

HELLO READERS Spring is here and I'm thrilled to be back in the hot seat editing this issue of at home with Sarah Beeny. As ever, house prices are the topic of conversation on the street and my online estate agency Tepilo recently revealed that buyers are still concerned about properties becoming unaffordable. This makes is clear the government needs to really step up to ensure the market remains stable and ...

Read more

WIN! A days routing/basic woodwork training with BBC Young Carpenter of the Year: Tibby Singh

After reading the routing feature from Trend, you should be itching to get your hands on a router and try some woodworking projects in your home. Trend’s Facebook page has some great tips: facebook.com/TrendRoutingTechnology As well as their YouTube channel: youtube.com/ TrendMachinery But how about going one step better and learning from one of the very best? Tibby Singh is an award winning carpenter with ...

Read more

Ask Sarah

Need inspiration for decorating? Want advice on selling your house or choosing the right furniture? Let our property and interiors guru help… ...

Read more

At Home with Sarah Beeny May 2015

Welcome to the spring issue of at home with Sarah Beeny. This is the perfect time of year to start thinking about improving where you live, whether that’s by decorating, extending or even building your own home from scratch. In this magazine, we have a wealth of information on how home improvements can add value to your property, as well as how to go green when it comes to updating your home. From the floor ...

Read more

Sash window repair made easy

There are an estimated 40 million box sash windows installed in the British Isles. Most of them do not work well, even though the wood is still in reasonable condition. Many suffer from broken sash cords or rusted pulleys, they rattle in the wind, let through drafts or are so over painted they cannot be properly opened or closed. The first reaction is to recommend replacing them with modern equivalents.  Th ...

Read more

What glass worktops can offer you

Deciding on the right material for your worktop and splashback can be daunting; there are so many options on the market. It should be known that glass has quickly moved to the forefront of the buyer’s choice for worktops and splashbacks and here are just a few reasons why. Glass is extremely easy to clean, very hard to stain and chips and scratches can be relatively inexpensively and easily repaired. While ...

Read more

How to lay a patio

Before you begin... Always dry lay your patio first, a simple job of laying out the paving as you want the finished patio to be. Check size, layout and more importantly, that you have enough paving slabs! STEP 1: Digging the foundation You need to allow 150mm for foundation mix and paving, and if you are laying directly next to a house then the finished patio should be at least 150mm below the damp proof co ...

Read more

How to create your signature look using polished plaster

Polished or Italian plaster wall finishes offer a multitude of original decorative options for your home. These natural lime coatings can be used to create a wide range of effects, either standard or custom, to suit your contemporary or traditional interior style. Whether you are seeking a simple colour match, an intricate combination of different textures or design features such as banding, blockwork, pane ...

Read more

Stop damp from taking hold

Recent research has shown that thousands of houses in the United Kingdom have problems due to damp, a source of irritation and misery for both occupants and house owners. Excessive damp can be caused by a wide range of factors, and many people think that the problems are beyond our control but this is not the case. There are three causes of damp - penetrating damp, rising damp and condensation. Penetrating ...

Read more
Scroll to top