improve your home

Fight for your rights: Can you force firms to honour a goodwill gesture?

When a company gets things wrong, it should make sure that its customers are put back into a position they would have been in if no mistake had been made.

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Save hundreds of pounds on your energy bills with these top insulation tips

Are you wasting hundreds of pounds each year on heat and energy that is escaping from your home? Then pick up our top tips on draught proofing and insulation.

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Which property improvements add value? Find out using our Home Renovation tool

Perhaps you’re thinking of carrying out a few home improvements to make your living area more spacious? Or are you looking for ways to increase the value of your home before you sell?

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Basements gain ground as Brits strive to achieve their dream home

Home improvements such as converting a basement are gaining popularity while building a conservatory is falling out of favour, as only one in five Brits says they are living in their dream home.

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Three in 10 Moneywise users would try home staging to sell a property

Three in 10 (29%) Moneywise.co.uk users would consider using a home staging firm to try and sell their property, according to our latest poll results.

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Five ways to home stage on a shoestring

Hiring a company to stage and decorate your property to lure in potential buyers could mean you get a lot more when you sell, and in a cooling property market, it could clinch a sale.

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Fight for your rights: “Lagan Homes won’t pay out on faulty windows”

This article was written by Moneywise's Fight for your Rights columnist Simon Read in response to a reader’s query.

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Building a granny flat? Sort out the finances first

More and more families are realising that having an elderly parent living with them could pay off.

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Funny money: Copper load of this floor

If you’re a regular listener of Share Radio on Wednesday mornings (which you should be!) you’ll have been treated to Moneywise editor Moira O’Neill talking about her...

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Top tips for beating damp and mould

Read any debate about the private rented sector and you’ll notice that one issue comes up time and time again: damp.

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