September 21, 2018

CORGI & Gas Safe Register

CORGI & Gas Safe Register

Gas is potentially a very dangerous substance. It is toxic and leaks can be fatal as well as cause fires and explosions. So you want to be sure that who ever fits, repairs and services your gas appliances is suitably qualified. That means never, ever have a bash at it yourself. Gas is not a ...
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Spring DIY

Spring DIY

After the cold and wet weather during the winter, the outside of your home has probably taken a bit of a battering. With the mornings starting to get lighter and the hint of spring just around the corner, now is an excellent time to take a look at your home and decide where you need ...
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En Suites

En Suites

En-suite bathrooms are a very desirable addition to any home, particularly if you only have one main bathroom that is shared. If this is a project you’re considering taking on, here are a few tips to help you along the way. Find the space As most of us (except Dr Who) do not live in ...
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Kitchen Spring Clean

Kitchen Spring Clean

Along with spring comes a frequent itching to clean out and redesign parts of  our homes. The room that often gets most use (and every party ends in) is the kitchen so it parts of it can look tired quite frequently.  It is easy to get bored with the look of our kitchens especially if ...
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Mattresses

Mattresses

If you need to convert cms to feet and inches or vice versa you can use this link to open a conversion tool. Of all our furniture we spend most time on our beds. A good nights sleep is really important to how we feel and how we perform professionally as well as socially. It ...
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Curtains or Blinds?

Curtains or Blinds?

There is no doubt that blinds and curtains can be one of the easiest and cheapest ways to stamp your personality on a room. There are some fantastic styles and fabrics available at the moment and it can be hard to resist making an impulse buy. But resist! Deciding on the right covering for your ...
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How to Mix Concrete

How to Mix Concrete

Back By Popular Demand!  We have so many questions about this topic that we thought we should re-invigorate our article about it and repost it for your 2013 jobs. Concrete is a mixture of cement, sand, gravel and water. Variations in the ratio of the ingredients produces a mix suitable for different job...
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French Headboards

French Headboards

What better idea than introducing colourful upholstery to your bedroom to warm up your interior décor and brighten up your winter? Nearly all types of bedroom furniture can be upholstered in soft fabric or luxurious leather, from the armchair and the dressing table through to the bed and its headboard....
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Transform Box Rooms

Transform Box Rooms

A box room is all too often used as a dumping ground for cleaning appliances and unused items. While this is totally acceptable, it’s also a waste of valuable space. There are many ways to make more of your box room that will add both to your enjoyment of your home, as well as add ...
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Renovating Historic Buildings

Are you looking to get started on a home renovation project? If you are renovating an old buildings there could be serious health hazards lurking within their ancient walls. Before you begin a renovation project, make sure you understand the dangers involved and how to prevent them from affecting you. L...
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Practical Vinyl

Vinyl, although not currently fashionable, is widely accepted to be one of the best materials for kitchen flooring in your home. The synthetic material – similar to lino flooring – is highly durable, easy to clean and is water-and stain-resistant. If you’re considering getting some new floor...
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Weird Insurance

Weird Policies The insurance market in the UK is the largest in Europe and it seems there is nothing you can’t insure for or against. While we might have got used to insuring our car alloy’s and getting insurance to cover the advertising costs of lost pets there are some insurance policies o...
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Flood Risk?

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 some risk of flooding. After our exceptionally wet year we are realising just how many of our homes are at...
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