Archive for the ‘Advice’ Category

With the coronavirus outbreak, the best advice at the moment is to stay at home and leave the house only for the essentials. Here’s a helpful list of activities you can do at home to keep you occupied. Learn something new you’ve always wanted to do Now is the perfect time to invest in yourself […]

  How much do you love your car? Enough to tuck it into its own bed every night? Or, like the majority of UK motorists, do you rarely use the garage? Well, did you know converting your garage into extra living space could boost the value of your home? Based on average house price figures, […]

Moving out of the parental home is a huge step . . . and not just for parents. If you’re a fledgling about to leave the nest and looking forward to living on your own, it’s time to take care of the financial, domestic and emotional responsibilities of fending for yourself. In other words, to […]

Not so long ago a but ’n’ ben in the Scottish Highlands would have had an open hearth and little else. Now, however, homes in some of Scotland’s remotest and most beautiful locations benefit from innovative systems for generating electricity and providing heating. Along with new technology for staying in touch with the ‘outside world’, […]

Thanks to the recent spate of angry storms, we’ve once again seen flooding affect many areas of the UK. These natural catastrophes can cause untold damage – not only to homes but potentially to finances and emotional wellbeing.   Thankfully, s1homes is here to help with top advice on measures we can take to avoid […]

You’re keen to sell your home ASAP and move to your new property? Or maybe you’re preparing to rent out your house or apartment? Well, with the help of s1homes your property can find itself in prime place to market its plus points to potential buyers and renters. But, if you’re planning to be a […]

Phone calls, comparison websites, online chats, advice from your Granny Ina . . .  finding a new energy provider can soon drain your own power levels! After all, there’s much more to consider than just who offers the lowest price. Thankfully, s1homes is here to guide you through the pros and cons, with everything you […]

  When it comes to selling your home it’s never too late to make New Year resolutions you can stick to . . .  thanks to professional advice from s1homes. Your personal trainer Many of us set ourselves a new fitness regime for the New Year but imagine having your own personal trainer to help […]

Alarm bells! Did you know, as of 2021, it will be obligatory for homeowners and landlords to ensure their properties meet strict new regulations when it comes to fire and smoke alarms in their homes? The laws have been brought forward following the awful Grenfell Tower blaze in London in 2017. And, while it might […]

Summer may be the best time to see a property in its best light but in winter you get to see how a home really works – especially in the harshest weather. That’s why buying a house in the winter months actually makes a lot of sense. Rain, wind, snow and ice will all test […]

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