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5 gardening blogs you NEED to read

When it comes to advice and your garden, perhaps you’ve relied solely on printed magazines or your grandparents' inspiring words over the years and then headed out and toiled in the great outdoors.

Skip hire is on the rise in the DIY market

Skip hire is on the rise in the DIY market

With the rise in DIY home projects, the skip hire industry has observed a shift in their client base. Gone are the days when skips were primarily hired by builders and contractors for large commercial projects.

Tips on designing ideal gaming room

Converting an unused space in your home into something the whole family can enjoy is an exciting prospect. With so many choices available on what to do, it can be hard to decide, but one popular options is turning your unused space into a gaming room.

Take your garden to the next level

Take your garden to the next level

Spring is in full force, and that means it's gardening season in much of the UK. Even without considering planting, this is a great time of year to get out in the yard or garden and tidy things up, organise, and generally improve the layout.

36% of Brits can’t do DIY without help

36% of Brits can’t do DIY without help

We are coming to that time of the year again to dust off our toolboxes and get spring cleaning. A recent nationwide survey conducted by JJ Roofing Supplies suggests that quite a few Brits will be struggling to clear their outstanding DIY task lists this year.

14% of homeowners are currently considering a major renovation project

New research reveals that 14% of homeowners are considering making improvements to their home.

Why lower fuel prices and a mild winter could make your home unsafe

Why lower fuel prices and a mild winter could make your home unsafe

Lives could be put at risk by the ‘perfect storm’ of one of the warmest winters on record and falling fuel prices.

Top designer reveals summer interior decor tips

Top designer reveals summer interior decor tips

Kate Letteriello, Managing Director for ArtSpace, has devised stunning interior schemes for many of Bloor Homes’ showhomes across the company’s Southern region, including the showhome at the executive Mayfield Place development near Windsor, where properties start from £1,495,000.

Revealed - the 20 things that will sell your home

Central heating and double glazing top UK homebuyers’ list of ‘must-have’ property features.

Gorenje reveals new bigger and better Retro models

Gorenje reveals new bigger and better Retro models

Leading kitchen appliance manufacturer Gorenje is proud to launch the next generation of its best-selling Retro cooling collection.

What to consider when planning a single storey extension

You might imagine that the planning of a single storey extension is pretty simple. After all, you may already have a rough ballpark figure for what it will cost, on the basis of past projects.

How to improve the cost of your house before selling

If you are considering selling your home, there are a few things that you will need to do to prepare for a successful sale.

5 things no one tells you before you start a home renovation

Your home is clearly important. Not only is it the corner of the planet you can call your own, but it’s also likely to be your most expensive asset. From both a financial and emotional sense, then, it pays to invest time in improving it from time to time.

10 traits of an annoying neighbour

For 18 million Brits, their neighbours have become a nuisance, according to research conducted on behalf of Ocean Finance.

London postcodes dominate UK burglary claim hotspots

London is the UK’s burglary claims capital, home to 16 of the top 20 hotspots, according to MoneySuperMarket’s annual Burglary Claims Tracker.