Roger Bisby tries out a Quickslide sash window.

Quickslide Sash Window

As many homeowners seek to restore their properties to their former appearance putting sliding sash windows in is a top priority.  Made to measure timber windows are expensive and are often made of quick grown low density soft wood that is not pressure treated against rot. In the case of this basement window the previous…

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More tips and advice when renovating a Buy-to-Let.

I have built up a good stock of reliable tradesman and I’m always glad to recommend their services. Ask for quotes and how long it will take to complete a job before anything is agreed. Getting a price upfront usually means that the electrician or plumber will not drag the job out and will want to move…

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Tips and advice when renovating a Buy-to-Let.

I purchased a one bedroom ground floor flat in Gorgie, Edinburgh last November with a plan to refurbish and rent it out. The property was in total disrepair. The previous owner had passed away and her son was selling the property. I viewed the flat on a wet and cold November evening and I could tell from the son…

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