How can I give my quarter a makeover?

Giving your home a new look is not the easiest of challenges when you're on a tight budget, but Army spouse and blogger Mel Prescott-Davies has a few ideas to help you freshen things up… Upcycle Check out...

Cold season’s hot topic

After many Service families experienced issues with boiler repairs last winter, here is a rundown of what you can expect from CarillionAmey (CA) should your heating break down… Call the CA helpdesk o...

A place to call your own

The process of finding and financing a place to call your own is widely acknowledged to be a fraught affair and the window of worry rarely closes when you shut the door on a final viewing or satisfy the checks ...

Deposit details

If you’ve decided you’d like to own your own home, there are a few things you can do to make the process easier. Saving for a deposit is often the biggest hurdle before you get on to the property ladder. Here a...

Settling in style

Mel Prescott-Davies and her soldier Chris Green bought their Victorian terrace in Staffordshire through the Forces Help to Buy scheme and soon got to work on giving it a makeover. They created a country style t...

The future of housing

The MOD has been examining how to modernise the way it provides accommodation to families. The current system works if you are married and living in Service Families Accommodation (SFA), but it doesn’t have the...

Happy house hunting

Kate Viggers considers the options for Army families wanting to find – and fund – their forever home... FROM laying down roots to putting a personal stamp on a property, many Forces families aspire to buy ...

How can I add colour to my magnolia home?

If my husband could, he would ban me from home decor magazines and Pinterest boards of gorgeous rooms. Why? Because of my constant sighs and asking him: “When will we have our forever home?”, writes military wi...

Postbag: What an absolute shower!

OUR family moved to our current SFA in Larkhill in December 2011. On move-in it was apparent the property lacked any form of shower, not even an over-the-bath type. This is not a sufficient reason to turn down ...

Maintenance basics

Want to fix common problems in your home yourself this winter and beyond? Let Army&You guide you through the basics... HAVE you ever called out CarillionAmey (CA) for a job you could probably have ...