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.

new kitchen cost
kitchen

New Kitchen Cost – UK Fitting And Installation Prices

The kitchen is one of the focal points of many homes. It’s not just where we store food, but where we cook, eat, and, for many, get together as a household, simply put, it’s the heart of the home. If your kitchen lacks space, doesn’t meet your needs, or is unattractive, it can become an

resin driveway cost
Driveway

Resin Driveway Cost – UK Price Comparison 2021

The turn of the millennium saw an increase in the popularity of resign driveways, and they are a front of property option that have become increasingly common ever since – and for good reason! If you are considering becoming the latest person to join the resin revolution, you’ve come to the right place. First things

block paving cost uk
Driveway

Block Paving Prices & Cost Per M2 in 2021

In recent times, it seems that almost every house in residential areas across the country have had a driveway or patio fitted from block paving. It isn’t difficult to understand why block paving is such a popular choice, but the Loftera team are on hand to explain the reasoning anyway. First and foremost, as with

How Much Does an Architect Cost
House

How Much Does An Architect Cost? UK Price Comparison

If you are thinking of building a new home, or planning an extension or renovation, a skilled architect can really help to bring your ideas to life. Not only that, but they are also able to give you a clear design plan, with perfect drawings and calculations to put you on track from the get-go.

interior designer cost uk
Interior

Interior Designer Cost – How Much Do They Charge In The UK?

Comparing Quotes Could Save You Up To 40%: Click To Get Quotes It’s a common misconception that interior designers are only for the super wealthy. Allow us to expel that myth and discus an interior designer cost in more detail. The average UK hourly rate of an interior designer is between £30 and £50. This

How Disruptive is Rewiring a House?
House

How Disruptive is Rewiring a House? 3 Tips To Make It Smooth

When you find out your house needs rewiring, there can be a lot of worries, how much will it cost? How long will it take? Often one of the other questions people ask, is just how disruptive is rewiring a house? At Loftera, we offer professional rewiring services, in addition to loft conversions and house

kitchen rewire cost
kitchen

Kitchen Rewire Cost – UK Price Comparison 2021

Comparing Quotes Could Save You Up To 40%: Click To Get Quotes We’re sure you don’t need us to tell you that there are a variety of factors that can impact your overall kitchen rewire cost. Generally speaking, kitchens tend to be the room in a property that contains the most sockets and wiring. The

how much to rewire a house
House

How Much To Rewire A House? UK Cost Comparison

Comparing Quotes Could Save You Up To 40%: Click To Get Quotes Most people have no idea what the cost of rewiring a house is. It’s one of those jobs that, until you need it, has probably never crossed your mind. However, since faulty electrics are a common cause of house fires, it is a

conservatory cost uk
Conservatory

How Much Does A Conservatory Cost? Price Comparison UK

How Much Does a Conservatory Cost? A proven way to increase both living space and value to your home is to build a conservatory. Done properly, they look stunning. However, the first question popping into your head is no doubt, “how much does a conservatory cost?”. You are absolutely right to query that, and in

House Extension Costs
House

House Extension Cost: 2021 Price Comparison UK

Asking how much does a house extension cost? Is a little bit like asking the proverbial ‘how long is a piece of string? There is no one simple answer because the question fails to address the variables involved. For example, you can use an extension cost calculator to give you a rough estimate, but without