Zac Houghton

Zac Houghton

Hi, I'm Zac! I've set up Loftera with a simple mission in mind. To offer the best and free home improvement advice. This section is where the best of our work is published. Producing great content wouldn't be possible without my wife, Aiko which you can see smiling next to me. She is a frequent contributor to the site and shares a lot of her knowledge here at Loftera. Together we have over 20 years of knowledge in the home improvement industry and use this very blog to share our skills with you.

electric gate cost
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Electric Gate Cost – How Much Is It?

Home security is a major part of life these days, and the more secure your home is, the safer you feel. In fact, failing to have your home safely locked up is a dream for prying criminals and may even void your home insurance should your house get broken into. That’s why you shouldn’t cut

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House Clearance Cost – Price Comparison – How Much Is It?

Did you know you can be charged with fly-tipping if you use house clearing cowboys? Here is how to get the best prices and stay on the right side of the law to avoid fines of up to £50K Beware of a low house clearance quote because if you use cowboys who fly-tip the property’s

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How Old Is My Boiler? Ideal Boiler Age – Let’s Find Out

Your boiler is one of the most important appliances in the house, it is the thing that provides you and your loved ones with hot water and heating. Despite that, many households across the UK neglect their boilers and lack the knowledge required to keep up maintenance. Some may even ask ‘how old is my

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Gas Smell From Boiler – Leak Symptoms And What To Do

If you can there is a gas smell coming from your boiler, then this can be a very serious issue that you shouldn’t ignore. That’s because, if there is a gas leak, then there can cause severe health implications that can be lethal in the most extreme circumstances. Below we’ll examine what to do if

Cost of Garden Room Extension
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Cost of Garden Room Extension – How Much Is It On Average

Quick Extension Quote Save up to 40% by comparing quotes from trusted companies. Click To Get Quotes Many homeowners across the country use garden room extensions to breathe new life in their property by installing a place of serenity separated from the rest of the house. These rooms can add value to the house, both

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Types of Boiler Systems – What Type Do I Have? Well Explained

Your boiler is an essential appliance for your household; it regulates all the heating and hot water, so without it, the quality of our lives would be significantly lessened. However, despite the universal need for these devices, they come in various models and makes which can affect how they run and their efficiency. Below, we

How To Finance An Extension
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How To Finance An Extension

Quick Extension Quote Save up to 40% by comparing quotes from trusted companies. Click To Get Quotes There are many reasons why people choose to build an extension on their existing home. New additions to a family require more space, and an extension is an ideal way to acquire that space for families that don’t

How to turn on a boiler
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How To Turn On a Boiler – How To Turn It Off?

To some, this might sound like a fairly straightforward question, but what we really mean by this is: how do you turn your boiler on/off safely? With older gas boilers, for instance, they can be temperamental as is, so failing to switch them on and off securely can be dangerous. If you’ve only recently moved

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Home Sauna Cost – How Much Is it? Price Comparison

Get Your Home Sauna Installed Save up to 40% by comparing quotes from trusted companies. Click To Get Quotes Domestic saunas are a rarity in the UK, as they are mostly found in Scandinavian countries such as Finland, where they are an integral part of many households. One of the reasons for this is that