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98 - Some little things to expect when renovating your home

5/14/2019
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If you are planning to renovate this year and its your first time that’s great and it’s exciting but there may be things you haven’t thought about so reduce the risk of disappointment James spends time talking to you about some little things to consider and expect to happen during your renovation. Renovating your home should be an enjoyable experience and by listening to this short episode helps make that happen. Best of luck renovating!Sorry for the late publishing of this episode, or...

Duration:00:16:02

97 - Is it ok to ask your Architect this?

5/6/2019
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Architects are considered one of the most important people to hire for your project, highly experienced and full of knowledge, but have you ever felt awkward about asking an Architect a question or avoided asking for the worry off it sounding odd? In this weeks episode James and Juliette discuss the kinds of questions you should be asking your Architect. COMPETITION TIME! TO WIN £100/$100 IN VOUCHERS!!To celebrate the run up to our 100th Episode, we are ask you to leave us a review...

Duration:00:32:13

96 - Our co-host Juliette buys her first house

4/29/2019
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On this weeks episode James speaks with Juliette our co-host in Chicago, all about her first home. She has finally bought a lovely apartment and plans to renovate it, her husband and her have been spending time treating it apart and remove one particular piece of the construction that didn’t quite go with their vision for the place. COMPETITION TIME! TO WIN £100/$100 IN VOUCHERS!!To celebrate the run up to our 100th Episode, we are ask you to leave us a review in iTunes, Spotify or your...

Duration:00:23:45

95 - Cut My Plastic

4/21/2019
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This week James talks to James Bryant, director of Cut My Plastic a bespoke plastic sheet cutting company based in West Sussex, UK. They discuss the applications of plastic sheeting, with particular regard to plastic splashbacks used in the home. We love pumping out new content every week to help homeowners across the world discovery more about the industry which in turn save them money and time on their project and we love speaking up for the great trades and professional in the...

Duration:00:29:36

94 - Jamie & Charlotte from Roost Renovations Part 1

4/14/2019
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On this week's episode James speaks to Jamie and Charlotte about the beginning of their journey into renovation on a buy to let property that is a grade 2 listed property, so not a easy one to start with. They have previous experience in renovating their first property in Surrey Quays London and also went through the experience of applying for a lease extension. Don’t forget to listen out to next week's episode when we are launching our competition worth £100.00 in celebration leading up...

Duration:00:34:37

93 - Renovation Insurance with Douglas Brown

4/7/2019
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Did you know that your standard home insurance might not cover you during a renovation?What happens if you find that you cannot claim on your contractors insurance because you hire them for Decoration works and they end up changing a tap for you and then you find you home flooded, can you claim ?Have you checked you existing home insurance policy to see what happens if you would need to make a claim related to your renovation? In this episode James speaks with Douglas Brown from Porter...

Duration:01:00:26

92 - All About Tiling with Ken from Hud's Tiling

3/31/2019
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Are you about to hire a tiler or tile your home yourself?James speaks with probably the most passionate tiler, Ken from Hud's Tiling Services based in the Essex. We speak all about tiling and why it's important to hire the right person and tile with the right materials. Ken clearly loves his job and we hear about some of the jobs that he has been on and been called on to, to rectify poorly done work. Finally Ken gives his tips on hiring the right person to tile your home. We love...

Duration:01:25:11

91 - Gardening Renovation with Matt Pain

3/24/2019
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Spring is here! Renovating is more than just what's inside your home but what's outside too. A well maintained garden can just be the icing on the cake for the perfect home. However before you chuck on some dirty clothes and run outside to attack your garden listen to our conversation with Matt Pain. Matt knows a lot about Gardens and Plants and he gives some great advice on how to achieve the right garden for you. We love pumping out new content every week to help homeowners...

Duration:00:56:36

90 - Is it OK to ask Your Builder this?

3/17/2019
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Have you ever been in a situation or are you in the situation right now, where you are worried about asking your builder a question or you wonder how they will feel if you ask something. This kind of situation is very common so James and Juliette go over the various questions homeowners should ask their builder, and how to ask them. Remember it's your home and your money so ask as many questions as you want. We love pumping out new content every week to help homeowners across the...

Duration:01:13:05

89 - Renovating for Student Living with Tom Charrier

3/10/2019
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If you have ever experienced life living in student housing, be honest the conditions were probably not that great right? This week I speak to one of an amazing married couple, Tom Charrier that are passionate about providing decent student housing. Tom is from Lancashire, near Manchester in the UK and his someone that believes that the student housing needs renovating and changing up a gear, so much so..he quit is job as a landscape gardener a few weeks before this recording. Now,...

Duration:00:47:52

88 - Dom & Jess Part 2

3/3/2019
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James speaks to Dom and Jess on Part 2 of a 3 part series. We discuss the work they have done to their property and what they have learnt along the way. You can go back and listen to the first episode number 77 where we discuss their experience in getting on the property ladder and the difficulty they had with their boundary line.From replace the stairs, to replacing entire floors and subfloors, and fitting french doors too, they truly have been through a lot. If you want to be part of the...

Duration:01:04:58

87 - Why Ordering Samples is so Important

2/24/2019
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If you are renovating your home you will most definitely be looking online for products such as kitchen worktops, wood flooring, paint and fabrics etc, but before you buy we are here to advise you how important is it to order samples first since things are not always what they seem. James and Juliette record their first ever episode together in her lovely home in Chicago during a visit from James. Check out our website for more resources www.propertyrenovationpodcast.com We love pumping...

Duration:00:27:23

86 - Method Statements

2/17/2019
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A successful renovation starts with good communication and a clear set of instructions but most importantly a written explanation of what is going to be done, how and what with. You don't want to leave any room for assumption and be left with a renovation below your expectations. There are so many variations and ways to implement what sounds like the result you expect but why leave it until the end? James and Juliette speak for a short episode on Method statements stating the reasons for...

Duration:00:24:22

85 - Jessie and The White River house

2/10/2019
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James and Juliette chat to Jessie about updating her family's 1970's styled home in North Carolina, USA. For more episodes and other resources check out www.propertyrenovationpodcast.com We love pumping out new content every week to help homeowners across the world discovery more about the industry which in turn save them money and time on their project and we love speaking up for the great trades and professional in the industry that do a great job every day! If you would like to...

Duration:01:30:22

84 - Interior Design for Children, with Toks Aruoture

2/3/2019
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I don’t know about you but I have two young kids a boy and a girl and my partner and I are always talking about changing their room around and given it a new look. But how do you know what’s the right balance, the right colour, whilst trying to make it look cute and not over loaded. Well a few weeks ago I came across and event on event Brite, which is a really cool app if you want to find different workshops and course on DIY and improvement but anything for that matter. Anyway this...

Duration:00:42:05

83 - Procurement with Amy Stevens

1/27/2019
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Have you ever tried to arrange the sourcing, ordering and arranging delivery of all the items necessary for your home improvement project? There are some people that would agree with me when I say it can be a total nightmare if you are not experienced in the industry and you don't know what to order. With different models of items, different batch codes, and different names compared to the name online, you could end up in a whole heap of stress. James speaks to procurement specialist Amy...

Duration:00:31:53

82 - Jim Molinelli The Remodeling Professor

1/20/2019
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James interviews architect Jim Molinelli, "The Remodeling Professor".based in Maryland Baltimore USA, Jim give some very valuable advice and tips for anyone looking to renovate their home. www.jimmolinelli.com Don't forget there is far more free and valuable information on our website www.propertyrenovationpodcast.com We love pumping out new content every week to help homeowners across the world discovery more about the industry which in turn save them money and time on their project and...

Duration:00:51:55

81 - Serial renovator Nick Morris

1/13/2019
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Nick Morris, an electrician by trade decided to have a go at the renovation game and buy a house with his family. Having discovered Nick on Youtube, James speak with him about the renovations he has done, what he learn from them and what he plans for the next one. Nick used a tool to make the box holes in the wall for installing power sockets, go check out his youtube channel for more information. Just type "Nick Morris renovation" in to Youtube to find it. A link will be put in the show...

Duration:00:28:20

80 - Colour in the home with Lana Morris

1/6/2019
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Choosing the right colour for your home is more important than you think, James chats to Lana Morris about the use of colour palettes in design and home renovation. We discussed how certain colours are connected to a persons personality and Lana shares what colours to avoid in certain situations and living environments. We love pumping out new content every week to help homeowners across the world discovery more about the industry which in turn save them money and time on their project and...

Duration:00:44:37

79 - Juliette & James 2018 Wrap

12/30/2018
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James and Juliette wrap up 2018 with a discussion of the year's accomplishments, and look ahead at what's still to come in the New Year. Don't forget there is far more free and valuable information on our website www.propertyrenovationpodcast.com We love pumping out new content every week to help homeowners across the world discovery more about the industry which in turn save them money and time on their project and we love speaking up for the great trades and professional in the...

Duration:00:50:26