Building in the South West

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

20th September 2021

Bungalow to Spacious Two Storey Home

Benefits of bungalows Bungalows are often an affordable alternative for first-time buyers in the South West. Bungalows are perfect for residents ...

13th September 2021

The Most Beautiful Buildings in Cornwall

Buildings in Cornwall are shaped by the elements, seasons, local people, animals, fishing, farming, weather, tides, and the wild and beautiful ...

2nd August 2021

What is a Building Contractor?

You may have noticed on our site that Hysmark is described as a Cornwall and Devon-based ‘building contractor’. But not every construction ...

26th July 2021

Loft Conversions in Cornwall

Hysmark are building contractors based in Cornwall. Our local builders undertake construction projects in Bude, Launceston, Wadebridge, Newquay, ...