The Cornwall Home & Lifestyle Show Interiors Market, Lemon Quay, Truro
Friday 8th & Saturday 9th September 17
Taking part in the heart of Truro, come and discover some of Cornwall’s finest designers, makers and suppliers of fine furniture, soft furnishings, art work, ceramics, rugs, cushions, homeware and more all under one roof.
With fantastic event offers, FREE entry and the opportunity to find bespoke items for your home the show is one you wouldn’t want to miss!
The Cornwall Home Improvement & Self Build Show, Royal Cornwall Events Centre
Saturday 7th & 8th October 2017
Come join us for Cornwall’s premier autumn Home Improvement & Self Build Show.
Built on seven years of success this fantastic event is renowned for bringing together over 140 of the regions premier home products and services all under one roof. From interiors to architects and planning to renewables, this is an event not to miss if you are undertaking home and garden improvements, a renovation, extraction or self-build project.
We will also again be hosting our ever so popular homeware and food and drink markets.
You may have already made up your mind. You may not need us to reiterate why this glorious county of Kernow is a great investment option. But if you’re still pondering the benefits of property investment in Cornwall, we hope to assist with some of your unanswered questions.
Home security is something that most of us are increasingly concerned about, particularly when many of us will be leaving our homes empty at some point over the holiday season.
With the increased popularity of Woodburning and Multi-fuel stoves it is sometimes all too easy to forget the importance of the on-going maintenance requirements. Once you have had you appliance fitted by a qualified engineer it is then wise to schedule in annual maintenance while it is fresh in your mind. This will ensure that your appliance is kept in the best possible condition and above all it is safe.
‘How can we maximise the amount of bookings that our property receives?’ It’s a question that the property department get frequently get asked from homeowners. Here is a list of suggestions to help any property – whatever stage of the lettings process – whether you’re just starting out or want to know how to make your existing property work better for you.
St Merryn Park is the perfect base from which to explore Cornwall, just a stone’s throw from the popular and picturesque harbour town of Padstow, St Merryn’s famous ‘seven bays for seven days,’ and Cornwall’s wealth of events and attractions.
Finally it feels like summer is on the way. The clocks have gone forward and evenings are getting lighter.
Whilst not as warm as we may like it is still tempting to fire up the barbeque and start thinking about entertaining your friends in the garden or on the patio.
On Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th April, Cornwall’s Premier Home & Garden event took place at the well-known Royal Cornwall Events Centre. Over the previous 7 years the event has grown rapidly and this year didn’t fail to impress.
Heat pumps are a great way to reduce running costs, help you pass regulations so your project gets the green light, cuts out the need for fuel deliveries and gives you the opportunity to generate income from the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).
Whether you’re the proud parent of one tail-wagging, four-legged friend or a whole pack of them, it’s not uncommon for dog owners to notice a distinct odour inside their homes. And once you smell it, you’re not likely to forget it.
When considering a sustainable building or development project, it’s often easy to overlook some of the more basic elements of a construction.
Smart electricity storage products enable households to live smarter, by optimising their ability to store and use low cost electricity. Powervault is leading the way in the development of this exciting new mass market product category in the UK.
In the warmer months your holiday home’s outside area be that a patio, garden or balcony becomes as important as the interior of your property. It will be one of the key reasons why your guest has chosen to book their Cornish holiday at your property, so a little investment in this area will pay dividends in the long run for you. Here are four areas for you to consider;
I’ve become heavily involved with many homeowners over the years who have bought a ramshackled cottage and spent months – even years – doing it up to rent out to holidaymakers.
Whether you’re going to live in your self-build or you’re building to sell or let, renewable heating has something to offer you.
Most self-builders are aware of traditional types of heating, gas, oil, LPG and so on, but not many consider the numerous advantages that renewable heating offers when building a new home. Whether it’s help getting your plans approved by Building Regulations or future proofing your home for years to come, renewable heating solutions are perfectly tailored to the self-build market.
Living flame gas fires have moved on immensely since their rapid rise in popularity during the 1980’s and 90’s to a level of realism, controllability and efficiency unforeseen in those days features such as battery powered thermostatic remote controls with automatic electronic flame safety and ignition are now commonplace whereas when the living flame fire first became widespread this technical wizardry would have been thought of as nothing but a pipe dream.
Most homeowners with solar panels only use about half of the energy they produce, the rest goes off to the grid, however, there are now many new energy efficient electrical products and battery storage solutions coming onto the market whereby that electricity can be stored for use later in the evening when demand is higher.
As we look forward to the clocks going forward an hour, lighter evenings and Easter just weeks away now is the perfect time to carry out your spring clean making sure your guests are “wowed” when they arrive for their first Cornish holiday.