Tag Archives: Home improvement

Design your kitchen like an interior designer

How to design your kitchen like an interior designer – 8 top tips Before COVID19, kitchen renovations and remodelling projects were one of scuseme’s strongest performing categories. But with an uncertain economy, some of our projects will now be cancelled or put on hold, while others will only proceed once lockdown restrictions are lifted.  So, […]

Storm damage

Find out what the signs of storm damage to your home really mean  Only a few weeks ago Storm Brendan hit the UK, unfortunately followed swiftly by Storm Ciara, an even more treacherous storm. Unlike Brendan, this storm has adversely affected the whole of the UK, which has been hit hard with a trail of […]

Plasterer in Cambridge

Plastering… it’s not for amateurs I so admire skilled tradespeople and becoming an accomplished plasterer takes years of practice and dedication. One of the things I particularly love about my job is staying in contact with our tradespeople and watching the progress of their jobs.  This connection means that I  am also continually learning and […]

How to plan for the storage of kitchen essentials

Plan to make your kitchen space work If you’ve spent any time looking into kitchen design you’ll know about triangulation – the movement between fridge, sink and cooker, your three main work stations. The bin (or the recycling centre as it has now become) may add a fourth. But give some thought early on to […]

How to declutter your bathroom

10 ways to create a better functioning bathroom Bathrooms are much more than just functional spaces in our homes. They are a place to relax and de-stress after a long day. A hot steamy bath or shower is joyous for this, but the resulting humidity can be damaging if not properly managed. So, keep your […]

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, […]

How to get your home ready for winter now

10 things to get your Cambridge home ready for winter? With the days shortening, now is a good time to start thinking about getting your home into the best shape possible for the cold months ahead.  Our tradesmen, like so many others in the Cambridge area book up fast, particularly chimney cleaners and plumbers.  Do […]

How to create the illusion of space in a small room

How to create the illusion of space in a small room Space is a luxury that creates an environment of peace and relaxation. If you want to make the most of a small room, then creating the illusion of space is the answer.  In Cambridge there are  many properties with limited space.  For example, student flats, pint sized […]