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How do you deal with late payments and unpaid invoices?

One of the most uncomfortable parts of being self-employed is dealing with customers and clients that fail to pay you on time. On one hand, you need to make sure you get paid promptly for your work, but on the other, you want to keep things civil and not antagonise a client who may want…

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Holiday homes on the rise: Homeowners set to make nearly £1bn from staycationers

Holiday homes are the latest trend to arise from lockdown, suggests new research from UK’s leading trade directory Checkatrade,* with 30% of Brits considering letting their homes out to staycationers this year. They stand to make a potential £986 million from the Brits planning to splash the cash on holidaying in the homeland this year….

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Plumber cost guide

Whether you are planning an exciting renovation or have a troublesome issue, our plumber cost guide contains daily, hourly and emergency rates.

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Cost to plaster a room

Cost to plaster a room

Introduce a fresh, new feel to your home with our guide on the cost to plaster a room. Including helpful costs and tips for wet or dry plastering, skimming and rendering.

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Garage extension cost

Garage extension cost guide

Add value to your home and storage space with our garage extensions cost guide. Including costs for prefab (concrete, metal and wood) and traditional brick garages.

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Cost of renovating a house

Cost of renovating a house

Does your home need a new lease of life? Or are you buying a new property to renovate? Either way, renovating a house can be an incredibly rewarding one, which is why we’ve put together this guide to show you the cost of renovating a house.

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Electrical safety check cost

Cost to rewire a house

Old and faulty wiring can be a major risk in a property, so if you have any wiring issues in your home you’ll need to organise rewiring. We’ve put together this guide to show you the average cost to rewire a house in the UK. Whether you’ve bought a new property or you’re looking to upgrade the wiring in your existing house, this guide shows you costs to help you plan your budget

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Man cave cost feature

Man cave cost guide

Deciding to create a man cave (or woman cave) is one of the more fun home improvement projects you can do. With this man cave cost guide, we’ll help you plan your budget.

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Garage conversion cost

Garage conversion cost guide

Unlock the value of your most underused room with our complete guide on converting a garage. Including how to do it, garage conversion prices and handy tips.

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Bungalow extension cost

Bungalow extension cost guide

Unlock the potential of your bungalow with our helpful bungalow extension cost guide. From loft to rear extensions with pricing, considerations and conclusions.

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Building second floor extension on garage

Cost of a two storey extension

Drastically improve your living space, with our in-depth guide to reducing the duration and cost of a two story extension. With useful tips and factors to consider.

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Lawn treatment service cost

Lawn treatment service cost guide

Bring your lawn back to life with our guide on lawn treatments and costs. Including tips on fertilisation, aeration, scarification, weed and moss control, and more.

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Cost of a bifold door

Cost to install bifold doors

Fill your home with light and the sounds of nature with our fantastic guide exploring the cost to install bifold doors. With up to date prices & important considerations.

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Dishwasher repair cost

Dishwasher repair cost guide

Many UK homeowners are fortunate to have the luxury of a dishwasher, however, when they break it can feel like a nightmare. We’ve put together this dishwasher repair cost guide to help you get your dishwasher up and running again, and save you from hours of washing up.

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