• Emily Davison suffragette Emily Davison, Deeds not Words May 28, 2020 by Watermark Homes - Emily Davison was born in 1872 in Greenwich, London. We plan to name our latest development after this passionate and determined local suffragette. Who Was Emily Davison? Emily Davison attended Kensington High School, followed by Royal Holloway College where she studied literature. Unfortunately, in 1893, Emily's father Charles, a retired merchant, died and her mother, Margaret,… Continue Reading
  • Famous Buildings Quiz May 21, 2020 by Watermark Homes - This is a famous buildings quiz with a difference. Try to name these famous landmarks viewed from above (we've used satellite images from Google Earth). Can you score 100%? Good luck! Famous Buildings Quiz Here's a bonus one for you (clue - it's a famous New York tourist attraction and was a gift from the… Continue Reading
  • How to keep control of construction costs How to keep control of construction costs May 19, 2020 by Watermark Homes -   This piece about how to keep control of construction costs is written by Michelle Lowe, founding director of Redshell Consulting. Michelle shares with us her top 4 tips for how to control construction costs on a development project.   How can a developer such as Watermark Homes control the construction costs of a scheme,… Continue Reading
  • lockdown in Kent the ultimate guide Your ultimate guide to a happy lockdown in Kent May 6, 2020 by Watermark Homes - Here it is, your ultimate guide to a happy lockdown in Kent. Like you, we're missing getting out and about to our favourite Kent castles, parks, pubs and restaurants, but we're keeping ourselves cheerful with the following local online and delivery services. Take a look and get in touch to tell us about anything we've… Continue Reading
  • How To Deep Clean Your Home How To Deep Clean Your Home April 29, 2020 by Watermark Homes - Last week, we started our look at how to deep clean your home step by step, including what to do before you start and what supplies you'll need. We concentrated on the downstairs rooms (kitchen, lounge, common areas and laundry/utility room). This week we will focus on deep cleaning upstairs rooms, especially the bedroom(s) and… Continue Reading
  • How to do a Deep Clean Step By Step How To Do A Deep Clean Step By Step April 23, 2020 by Watermark Homes - This week and next, we're going to look at how to do a deep clean step by step. This week we will focus on the ground floor and next week we will look at upstairs. First of all, how do you prepare for a deep clean? What to do before you start a deep clean… Continue Reading
  • alter ego of a property developer blog post-2 The alter ego of a property developer April 16, 2020 by Watermark Homes - For the last few weeks, our Directors have been moonlighting. Like superheroes, they're both property developers with the alter egos of NHS doctors! While our development sites are on hold to keep everyone safe during the lockdown, John and Waty have donned their capes scrubs and gone back to work at our local hospitals. The… Continue Reading
  • Spring decor ideas blog header Spring Decor Ideas for Your Home April 8, 2020 by Watermark Homes - Let's explore some pretty spring decor ideas to freshen up your home. We'll consider colour, scent and (of course!) decluttering... Spring Decor Ideas Cleaning & decluttering Spring always brings with it the impetus to clean. We're suddenly motivated to clear out the clutter and throw ourselves into the business of life laundry. Decluttering has many… Continue Reading
  • interiors Interiors tips, trends and inspiration April 3, 2020 by Watermark Homes - Tips, trends and inspiration for interiors In this article, we'll share lots of ideas for interiors and link to even more, but first, what exactly is interior design and what does an interior designer do? Quotes about interior design: As someone interested in interior design, you might learn from and be inspired by these words… Continue Reading
  • simple ways to improve your home blog header 5 simple ways to improve your home March 26, 2020 by Watermark Homes - Are you self-isolating at the moment, wondering how you can improve your home without having to leave it? Well, we have five fantastic, easy ideas. These suggestions are low-cost and simple to do, even if you're stuck at home. Read on for more details, tips and links. Simple ways to improve your home today 1. Declutter… Continue Reading