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13th May 2022

What Is A 'First Fix' In Construction?

If you’ve ever spent time around builders or tradespeople, you might have heard the phrases ‘first fix’ and ‘second ...

30th April 2022

Building Regulations: Updates For June 2022

Building Regulations: What are the changes and how will it impact you?  Well, the good news for our clients and customers is… not too much! ...

7th April 2022

How To Renovate A Listed Building

We’ve all been there. You’re driving through a historic city or through a beautiful little village. You slow the car down, and on ...

23rd February 2022

How Much Value Does A Swimming Pool Add To A House In Cornwall?

If there’s one thing that everyone can agree on, it’s that swimming pools are fun. But whilst your own family might have a whale of ...

15th February 2022

How Much Does It Cost To Renovate a Listed Building?

Here are our suggestions for minimising the construction expenses on your listed building renovation. So. You’ve just bought a listed ...

15th February 2022

Grade I Listed Houses To Visit in Cornwall

This is not an exhaustive list of Grade I houses, but if you are interested in historic and listed buildings, their maintenance and care, and ...

2nd February 2022

Construction Jobs in Cornwall: Could the building boom boost Cornwall's economy?

There is no doubt about it: there’s a building boom in Cornwall right now. Here at Hysmark, we’ve been completing construction jobs ...

27th January 2022

Eco-Friendly Construction in Cornwall: Sustainable Materials and Methods

Cornwall is a beautiful part of the world: it’s the reason so many people want to come on holiday here! But keeping Cornwall beautiful is ...

18th January 2022

Open-Plan Houses? Increasing the Value of Cornish Homes

‘Open floor’ or ‘open plan’ designs have grown increasingly fashionable, and for many people, an open design is a ...

19th November 2021

Give Your New Build Buckets of Personality: How to Design Your Own House

New build estates are springing up everywhere all over Cornwall. These new houses can offer young families and couples affordable homes that are ...

2nd November 2021

What is the Federation of Master Builders?

What is the Federation of Master Builders?   If you’ve been scrolling through constructionists websites, trying to find the right builders ...

18th October 2021

Caring For Your Listed Building

Listed buildings make beautiful homes. The stories hidden in listed buildings tell us about the history of a place: its industries, its people, ...