Why do personal brands matter?

Having a personal brand enables someone to manage their life and promote their career without having to depend on other people. There are many benefits of personal branding, so let’s look at some of these and explore why personal brands really matter. Image Credit Shows value Personal branding gives you more power and control. If…

Four ways to showcase your windows

Windows often provide a focal point for a room given that they are normally large and prominent. They provide a huge amount of light and add to the room’s ambience, improving both the room’s look and feel. But because they command so much focus they can often be a difficult and unique design challenge. Let’s…

The advantages of brick cladding

What is brick cladding? It’s a construction term that describes the process of adding brick as a coat onto another type of material, whether that’s to provide a specific function or to make it look more aesthetically pleasing. Here are some of the advantages if you’re considering installing brick cladding to your property:

Being more engaged as an accidental landlord

The private rented sector in the UK has increased dramatically over the past ten years, partly driven by the appearance of ‘accidental landlords’. Image Credit According to the latest figures for 2017, the private rented sector accounted for 20 per cent of households in England. According to a survey by the National Landlords Association, up…

Should I invest in a fitness tracker?

One of the fastest growing technology segments involves fitness tracking apps and gadgets. Whether your activity of choice is a daily yoga session, marathon training or planning rugby drills, there is an app or gadget out there which claims to help you make progress. Well over 25 million will be sold this year. They can…

Choosing flooring wisely in commercial settings

Choosing flooring for commercial settings usually involves many more decisions than simply opting for the type that looks best. While appearance is a necessary consideration, there are usually other factors to think about, such as acoustics, maintenance requirements and energy management. Image Credit Demands of a facility The day-to-day demands of particular facilities must influence…