Maintain a Hydrated Garden

Maintain a Hydrated Garden

This year has been brilliant weather-wise in the UK. Lots of lovely sunshine and little rain. When the weather is this good we all want to get outside and make the most of our gardens and BBQ’s! However hot weather and no rain aren’t a good combination for your plants and lawns. If you’re no...
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Transform Your Front Garden

Transform Your Front Garden

If you’re like many of your neighbours, your front garden may be neglected. While UK homeowners once took pride in maintaining a lush front garden, many have decided to transform the space into a parking area instead. However, these gardens are making a comeback. There are plenty of people who will have...
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How to use Carpet Grippers

How to use Carpet Grippers

Laying your own carpet can save you time and money. It is not very difficult – however using the right type of carpet grippers and positioning the grippers correctly is essential. You will also need a good quality utility blade to neatly trim the carpet to size. Interfloor (https://www.interfloor....
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Create Energy Efficient Loft Storage

Create Energy Efficient Loft Storage

Many of us have loft areas in our homes and it is often unused. Lofts are the space above our plasterboard ceilings where the supporting beams for the roof are. In most cases, these beams are untreated rough wood which doesn’t look great and also can give you some pretty nasty splinters! If you ve...
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Painting Tiles

Painting Tiles

Tiles are a wonderful material – hard wearing, they withstand damp, don’t stain, they are easy to clean and available in a huge range of colours and finishes. For all those reasons they are also hard to remove or cover so what do you do if you have an area of tiles that you hate? ...
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Wash a Waterproof or Ski Jacket

Wash a Waterproof or Ski Jacket

You can’t just throw a waterproof or ski jacket in the wash. A normal wash cycle combined with washing detergent will damage or remove the waterproof coating. For that reason, many people put up with very dirty jackets or pay high prices for professional cleaning. First of all lots of dirt can red...
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Saving Money When Moving House

Saving Money When Moving House

You might be in the fortunate position of being able to downsize and free up some cash by moving, but for most of us, moving to a new house is a financial stretch.  It’s not just that you’ve maxed out your mortgage capacity to its limit, there are all those add-ons, surveys, fees, utility bills ...
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4 Modern DIY Tools That Will Change Your Life

4 Modern DIY Tools That Will Change Your Life

Whether you’ve been into for DIY for years or you are only just starting out, there’s nothing better than finding a solution that cuts down the time, energy, or expertise needed to pull off a job. There are hundreds of different tools out there most of which you probably haven’t even heard of let...
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Prevent Damp

Prevent Damp

To keep your house dry, warm, and free from mould, it is essential to keep it as watertight as possible. There are a few key areas where water can enter your house, and its important to understand what these areas are, and what checks you can perform to ensure everything is as it should be. ...
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Domestic Rubbish Removal

Domestic Rubbish Removal

Which is the best solution for getting waste out of your home quickly? Maintaining a clean home can a challenge in a family household. Young families create a lot of waste which takes up a lot of space – especially if you are trying to sort rubbish into different types. You then need to dispose .....
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Make Your Home Lighter

Make Your Home Lighter

Flooding a home with natural light instantly makes it appear larger. Natural light also has a positive psychological impact and it can make us feel healthier and boost our wellbeing. Below, you will find some practical tips and easy-to-apply techniques that will bring more light into your home and make...
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Modern Veneers

Modern Veneers

Veneer used to be a dirty term – it usually signified something that was low quality and looked fake. However, over the last 20 years, materials and printing have moved on and it is now possible to use veneers to create hardwearing surfaces which are fast to achieve and incredibly cheap. Not only...
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Skirting Boards

Skirting Boards

My husband and I have recently bought a new flat. It is tidy with clean plastered walls the same laminate throughout – basically it’s a blank canvas. All very nice and tidy – but not very homely. It is a bit overwhelming for us, where do we start and how do we create something that ...
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How builders can reduce risks to the public

How builders can reduce risks to the public

If you work as a builder, you might not deem your business to be public-facing in the same way as a retailer, for example. However, your work would still regularly bring you into contact with members of the public. For this reason, you should think carefully about how you can protect the public from you...
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