December 13, 2018

Mice

How do I Know I Have Mice? If you see a mouse scuttling across your floor then you clearly have a problem. In most cases you will not actually see an animal, mice are secretive but they do leave clear signs. One of the biggest is the smell – their urine has a really strong ...
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Willow Structures

Willow Structures

Living willow structures are great fun to make and a highly unusual addition to any garden. You can make fences with them, arches, tunnels, screens and sun rooms. They self-renew, don’t need painting, the only maintenance required is a quick trim. In addition they help increase the habitat availab...
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Tommy goes Green!

Tommy goes Green!

Tommy Walsh is a celebrity builder and TV presenter who is best known for starring in BBC’s Ground Force. He is helping to raise awareness of The Green Deal – a Department of Energy and Climate Change scheme designed to make Britain’s homes warmer and protect people from rising energy...
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Safety Reminder

The spring is a great season to tackle DIY and home improvement projects , see our article on specific tasks you should think about, https://www.diy-tips.co.uk/spring-diy/. Whether you’re considering putting down new turf in the garden or repainting the outside of your home, you’ll save a lot of money ta...
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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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