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Project manage or not

Should you project manage your own home building project? Whether you project manage your own home building project will depend on several things.  The size and scale of the project – particularly the level of major structural work or additions  – and your budget. Building an extension or a major renovation requires a lot of […]

How to prepare your home outdoors for winter

What are the top jobs for winter? Keeping the house warm is one of them, but don’t neglect your garden and outside areas, either.  These are some pre-winter jobs to think about that will be home improvements you will appreciate. Our tradesmen, like so many others in the Cambridge area book up fast, particularly electricians, […]

Find a builder you can trust in Cambridge

7 key considerations to find a builder that’s right for you  With rapidly spiralling house prices in Cambridge, a growing number of homeowners are choosing to extend their existing property to gain extra space without having to sell up.  And although the cost of building an extension can be significant, it is a sure-fire way […]

How to find trusted builders in Cambridge – 18 questions you must ask

Trusted builders in Cambridge – how we check them out People often ask how we vet the builders we recommend on scuseme, so we thought that it would be a good idea to share what we do.  This way you can see how rigorous we are so you too can share in the trust we […]

10 ways to manage a stress-free home improvement project

Enjoy a stress-free home improvement project Embarking on any home improvement project can be very stressful, involving family and household disruption and major spend.  But there are a number of things you can do to make your life easier.  Choosing the right contractor and establishing a good business relationship is key.  In Cambridge, with the […]

May Bank Holiday – are you ready to tackle your DIY projects? Do you want to?

May sees Cambridge at it’s best, with the start of so many exciting and tempting events and activities, such as Eat Cambridge, and the Cambridge Beer Festival.  Although bank holidays are traditionally used for tackling DIY projects,  DIY is not for everyone.  If you don’t want to get the toolbox out and head up a ladder this bank holiday or if you […]

Budgeting for an extension in Cambridge – watch your wallet

The extension budget is one area where most people fall, often underestimating the time and money that is required to complete the project.  And if you live in Cambridge you need to know that the best builders get booked up early; so, plan ahead, conduct thorough research, identify at least three builders, choose carefully and then […]