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Regular followers on our social media accounts will know we like to dispense advice from time to time for those looking to make home improvements.


Here are 20 nuggets of useful information… the kind of thing you can expect if you follow us on Twitter or Facebook. It’s all part of the superior customer experience we offer at K Design and Build. So come and join us!plumbing2

#Tip‪: Do you want your room to appear open, airy and welcoming? Add new lighting.

#Bathroom‪ #Tip: If you are tight for space have a corner sink.

 #Tip‪: Use your drill as an electric screwdriver to save time and make life easier.

#Roof‪ #Tip: Check your attic, loft and gables for signs of leaks and damp; this could indicate damaged roofing.

#Loft‪ #Conversion #Tip: To create the illusion of space in your bathroom, use good lighting and large wall-to-wall mirrors.

 #Roof‪ #Tip: Check your roof for missing tiles, particularly after high winds, bad weather and fallen branches.

‪#Loft‪ #Conversion #Tip: Remember to think about how your stairs will fit into your room.

#Drilling‪ #Tip: To avoid a jamming drill, clear the dust by pulling the drill out regularly when drilling downwards.

#Loft‪ #Conversion #Tip: Make sure your loft is fully insulated, as heat rises.

#Planning‪ #Tip: When planning home improvements, get the tasks done first which will cause the most mess.

‪#Drilling‪ #Tip: Do not drill above below and either side of a switch or socket.

#Decorating‪ #Tip: Use blue tones to create peaceful atmosphere.

#Kitchen‪ #Tip: A kitchen island is a good way to maximise the space. You can use it for storage, appliances and fittings.

#Decorating‪ #Tip: When painting the ceiling start at a corner nearest the window and work away from the light.

#Drilling‪ #Tip: Don’t forget to check for hidden pipes or cables before you start drilling.

#Decorating‪ #Tip: Use orange tones to create a warm and cosy room.

#Kitchen‪ #Tip: Wood veneer is more affordable than solid wood when renovating your kitchen.

#Tiling‪ #Tip: Choose larger tiles for a modern look.

#Decorating‪ #Tip: Try and paint every two years.

#Kitchen‪ #Tip: If you are painting your kitchen cupboards don’t forget to sugar soap your doors first.

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