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  • The UK is crowded place. With increasing pressure on space and rising house prices developers have been b ...

    The UK is crowded place. With increasing pressure on space and rising house prices developers have been building on every available plot. Many of these new build sites have been in areas that have som ...

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  • Top Boiler Brands: 2012

    Now that the British weather has turning wintry, frost is slowly stealing over the country and many of us ...

    Now that the British weather has turning wintry, frost is slowly stealing over the country and many of us are discovering that we need to update our boiler systems after a cold shower or two! Combi bo ...

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  • Mould is found everywhere and is a normal part of our environments, but when it begins to establish itsel ...

    Mould is found everywhere and is a normal part of our environments, but when it begins to establish itself in our homes it can become harmful to our health as well as our furnishings. Although grey an ...

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  • If you run a business from home or work freelance, having a well-structured network is essential. Working ...

    If you run a business from home or work freelance, having a well-structured network is essential. Working without the support of a large company’s buying power and designated IT staff can mean you spe ...

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  • Storing Red Wine

    Us Brits are drinking more and more wine every year.  In fact we are the largest wine importers in the wo ...

    Us Brits are drinking more and more wine every year.  In fact we are the largest wine importers in the world. Our favourites come from France and Australia but the increase in consumption of wines fro ...

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  • Going away on holiday this summer? Getting away for a relaxing summer break? If so chances are you’re pro ...

    Going away on holiday this summer? Getting away for a relaxing summer break? If so chances are you’re probably exploring the wide world away from the UK, as the weather hasn’t been quite the greatest ...

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  • Sash windows have been in use for hundreds of years and are often the crowning glory of a beautiful Edwar ...

    Sash windows have been in use for hundreds of years and are often the crowning glory of a beautiful Edwardian, Victorian or Georgian-style home. A sash window is comprised of multiple panes of glass t ...

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  • Wiring a plug

    Wiring a plug is possibly the most simple of tasks for anyone whether they are a DIY enthusiast or an exp ...

    Wiring a plug is possibly the most simple of tasks for anyone whether they are a DIY enthusiast or an experienced electrician. Many people are surprised to hear that the majority of plugs wired up by ...

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  • Grouting Bathroom Tiles & Sealing Bathroom Furniture

    This article covers how to prepare your tiled surface, how to remove old grout, re-grouting and sealing. ...

    This article covers how to prepare your tiled surface, how to remove old grout, re-grouting and sealing. Learn about the products and tools for the job and view a great youtube video illustrating some ...

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  • Decking Care

    The surface of timber decks becomes exposed to the elements such as sunlight, rain, snow and frost. This ...

    The surface of timber decks becomes exposed to the elements such as sunlight, rain, snow and frost. This will inevitably lead to a deterioration of the colour if nothing else. However don’t despair yo ...

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  • The do’s and do not do’s of DIY Combi-Boiler Repair

    Combi boilers provide heat and hot water for your home without the necessity of a hot water tank, they ar ...

    Combi boilers provide heat and hot water for your home without the necessity of a hot water tank, they are a convenient method of heating your home and are ideal for smaller properties and flats where ...

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  • Easy Repairs for Hardwood floors

    Hardwood flooring, in particular Oak  is an aesthetically and economically sound choice for flooring in y ...

    Hardwood flooring, in particular Oak  is an aesthetically and economically sound choice for flooring in your household. Despite its general longevity, hardwood flooring can be prone to scratching if n ...

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  • Autumn Jobs in the Garden

    Autumn gardens mellow into rich colours as the chaos of summer flower displays fade. However the gardener ...

    Autumn gardens mellow into rich colours as the chaos of summer flower displays fade. However the gardener can not sit on their laurels - Autumn is a key season that will lay the foundation for next ye ...

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  • DIY Disaster League

    Results from the UK’s biggest home and garden survey The Home & Garden Survey was carried out in Nove ...

    Results from the UK’s biggest home and garden survey The Home & Garden Survey was carried out in November and December 2009 by Homebase and surveyed a total of 208,257people.  As the nation gears ...

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  • Cheaper Home Insurance

    Home insurance is a basic term for two different types of insurance policy. Buildings insurance to cover ...

    Home insurance is a basic term for two different types of insurance policy. Buildings insurance to cover the construction of your property and home contents insurance to protect your valuables and oth ...

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