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Buildings

Agents’ delight as mortgage lending bounces back

According to Bank of England figures, mortgage approvals in the month July have beaten their expectations. The number of mortgages approved by UK banks rose to 40,000 last month after May’s record crash to just 9,300. This June figure was well above the 34,000 anticipated by analysts. In reality, even this much-improved figure is still […]

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Buildings Renovation

Construction projects full steam ahead before potential second wave

Construction projects across the UK are working at full capacity as homeowners, developers and builders try to maximise production before the next covid-19 wave occurs. Whilst currently not under lockdown, the risk of a potential second wave lingers with some parts of Britain such as Oldham and Leicester already classified as high-risk areas. With this […]

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Buildings

“Market is Springing Back to Life” says Magnet Capital Co-Founder

The Managing Director of one of the UK’s growing development finance companies has expressed his optimism that the property market is springing back to life, following the covid-19 break. Sam Howard of Magnet Capital, wrote in an article on their website, “There will undoubtedly be far-reaching economic ramifications but at the moment there is plenty […]

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Renovation

Making a Rental Property Feel Like Home

When renting a property it’s understandable that you will not want to invest large amounts of your hard-earned cash into a house that you don’t own. But we also understand that even though it’s not technically “yours”, you’ll still want it to feel homely and give it your own stamp. As a tenant, you’re often […]

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Skip Hire

The Importance of Hiring a Skip During Home Renovations

Hiring a skip during home renovations is becoming popular. It’s a necessary service for the cleaning of waste when doing work to your home, spring cleaning, and managing of waste on a new construction site.  Managing of waste generated during a home renovation is exhilarating therefore skip hire will be the best option. We generate […]

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Appliances

Why Does My Fridge Smell?

So, you want to know why your fridge smells? Here’s the short answer: bacteria. Microbes thrive in areas that are moisture rich, which is why your fridge is such a hub. Whether it’s spilt food or condensation, once the moisture gets in, the bacteria will start to multiply and, eventually, leave behind a foul smell.  […]

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Garden

Top 5 Tips for Small Gardens during Lockdown

We know your pain. You’re in lockdown due to Coronavirus and you have time to pass. You can’t wait to get out into the garden and start making changes and planting new flowers and shrubs. But you get out there and find that your green space is smaller than you remembered it, or it doesn’t […]

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Blinds

Sails vs Blinds [Infographic]

Choosing a shading solution for your conservatory is a key decision that will enhance the comfort, usability and beauty of your space. While conservatory blinds are the traditional choice, conservatory sails are a cutting-edge alternative that offers so much more. But what are the differences between the two choices?

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Garage

The Benefits of Garage Door Servicing and Maintenance

As a cornerstone of security, convenience and beauty of your home, garage doors need a little TLC to keep them performing well and looking great. Regular maintenance and servicing is the key to restoring the quality of your garage door and avoiding any problems down the line. This article was written by Doormatic Garage Doors, […]

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Garden Renovation

Lockdown Sees Surge in Demand for Artificial Grass

The term “artificial grass” has tripled in popularity according to Google Trends, which tracks the popularity of online searches. It’s a 185% jump in May in 2020 compared with the same month last year. This suggests a clear surge in people looking to convert their lawn with artificial turf. It’s an ever-growing market in the UK […]