Author: Affordable Homes

We have had fitted at our home a timber sliding door. When we were extending the back of the house, we decided to get rid of the old double doors which opened out. After looking around, we got ourselves a wooden sliding door instead. Now when we say wooden, of course, we mean timber. It really is quality workmanship. Feels actually heavier than the older doors that were there as well. We never fitted them ourselves, our builder fitted them...

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More than 2,000 affordable homes, which will be available for low income family's to buy, are to be built at 10 sites owned by Dublin City Council. The 2,117 homes are expected to be the first affordable housing built under the Government scheme announced last January to use public land to provide homes to buy at a discount. The homes will be aimed at workers who cannot secure mortgages to buy on the open market, but do not qualify for...

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The price of a three-bed semi-detached in Dublin has increased by 2.7% in the last 12 months, a new survey by Real Estate Alliance (REA). The prices of rentals are rising as well with a new report from Daft.ie The REA Average House Price survey for Q3 found that the rate of increase in second-hand three-bed semi-detached homes in Dublin city’s postcode zones was just 0.1% over the last three months, compared to 4.1% for the same quarter last year....

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One of the most commonly used materials for a driveway and garden is block paving. It offers value for the money, comes in a huge range of colours and styles and is long term. All 3 boxes ticked if you are looking to get value on a new driveway or patio area installation. Block paving on small areas as a DIY project is possible, however on larger areas, it are often quite discouraging and unless you have got the proper...

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Any home requires sprucing up or updating. Even the modern ones. The question is what can you do with it. Sometimes, people just want to freshen it up or just change things around. Well we got your covered here! Here are some tips on improving the interior of your home without breaking the bank. First thing to decide is on the ambience of your room. Do you like things cluttered or sparse? Do you enjoy after coming home to relax...

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If you are thinking of redesigning your landscape area, make sure to take your time and draw it out. It really helps you to visualise it and sort out any problem areas. If its possible do it to scale so you can map out the space on it. There is nothing worse than spending money and time on your dream landscape area and find you have miscalculated on space and that main feature you would really like, just wont fit!...

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