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Green

What’s the Green Deal?

Monday 28th January saw the launch of the Green Deal. Its arrival has been long awaited by home owners across the UK who are keen to welcome the scheme and spruce up their properties.  With the focus of transforming properties into more energy efficient places, the Green Deal Scheme will be beneficial to both the […]

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Insurance

Five Simple Steps to Reducing Your Homeowners Insurance Costs

In order to effectively reduce your homeowners insurance costs you’ll want to take the necessary steps and precautions needed to lower your home’s risk for accidental damage. By using preventative measures to reinforce your home, as well as documenting the quality and range of items you possess, you can be sure that you’ll get the […]

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Lighting

Update Your Homes Style with Contemporary Modern Lighting

If your home decor is looking a bit antiquated, it’s time to update your look by adding contemporary lighting to your interior design scheme. Contemporary lighting can include trendy additions such as pendant lighting, multi-tiered torchiere floor lamps and stylish, sleek chandeliers and mini chandeliers, all of which come in a variety of sizes, shapes […]

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Design

Interior Trends To Look Out For In 2013

Every year new styles and trends appear, not just in the fashion world but also in the interior design one. Leaving behind the festivities of Christmas and New Year can make January a dull month, but it is the perfect time to get inspired to make some changes to your home. If your resolution this […]

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Mattress

Simple Steps To Make A Welcoming Space For House Guests

For those whose children have flown the nest, or just the lucky ones who have a spare room, decorating and furnishing the guest room can be a lot of fun! A guest room can be multi functional, for some using the room as an office is a great way to make the most of the […]

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Lighting

Putting the spark into your home – Lighting installation tips [Guest Post]

Having the right lighting can make a world of difference in your home. Perhaps your home office is a bit too dim for reading those vital documents, or maybe your kitchen’s florescent lights are too harsh and are giving you a headache. Being familiar with the different types of lighting will help you solve this […]

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Windows

Capture The Sun With Modern Double Glazing

With advances in modern technology and continuous scientific innovation often comes great change, double glazing glass is no exception to this. Windows were once purely inventions of necessity; a way to get light into a home however, with modern life there is a need for more modern solutions that carry modern benefits. At first this […]

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Windows

Get The Right Hardware For The Right Window

A window is only as safe as its lock; no matter how much time and care is spent during the building or installing process, the security of a window is almost completely dependent on the strength and reliability of its locking system. PVC or aluminium frames are strong, tough and resistant to force entry, the […]

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Roofing

Be Safe When You Are Maintaining Your Roof

Before you consider doing anything to your roof like sort out the shingles or clean the guttering you should make sure that you have your roof safety rules down! Even the simplest job can be hazardous to your safety when you are working that high up, even if it’s a one story property. Even all […]

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Central Heating

The History of Central Heating [Guest Post]

Central heating is so called because the heat is generated in a central location, i.e. by your boiler. You can go back thousands of years and find man creating fires to keep warm, but this was just the first step towards understanding and using central heating. Back to ancient times However you may still go […]