B&Q owner Kingfisher has seen shares come under pressure after its new boss revealed “disappointing” recent trading with another slide in sales at the DIY group.
B&Q owner Kingfisher has seen half-year profits drop 12.5% as sales at the DIY chain remained under pressure amid a swingeing overhaul.
They have proved a huge success in tackling social isolation.
Struggling to sell your home? Here’s some top tips on making your house more desirable to potential buyers
It’s often said that the kitchen and bathroom are the rooms most likely to sell a property, so how do you improve yours on a budget?
Members of Aberdeenshire's biggest men's shed can finally pick up their tools after its base officially opened its doors.
BOSCH PMD 7 DIGITAL DETECTOR Whether you’re putting up pictures, shelves or curtains, if you’re worried about drilling into walls because you’re not sure what sits behind (pipes/electrical wires etc), this tool will help reassure you. In terms of DIY gadgets, you’ll struggle to beat this one for simplicity. Hold the device next to the wall and if it’s safe to drill into the area, a green light will show; if you need to be cautious and drilling isn’t recommended, a yellow light; and if you definitely need to steer clear, it will beep and the light will turn to red. £38.99
First impressions count when it comes to houses, so Julia Gray looks at ways to smarten up the front of your home.
How do you feel about inviting visitors into your home? If you feel embarrassed about the state of it, you’re not alone.
Newly plastered walls and ceilings look great, but painting them can throw up problems. Julia Gray is here to help
Adding space is one of the best ways to make your home both better to live in and easier to sell, but there are other ways to add value without breaking the bank If you’ve outgrown your home and you can make it bigger by building an extension or converting the loft, cellar or garage, doing the work is often more economical than moving.
Sarah Beeny has been presenting property programmes for Channel 4 since 2001. She's back with a new series of Double Your House For Half The Money. She is married to her business partner Graham Swift and has four sons. Here she talks about the programme, the trials and tribulations of planning permission and her dream project
Home improvement enthusiasts are in for a treat later this year as the Scottish Home Show returns to Aberdeen Conference Centre for the third time.