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Home improvement skills fading with each new generation

Bank holidays are traditionally the time when homeowners catch up on DIY jobs, but figures suggest these skills are DIY-ing out.

Britannia introduces Bertazzoni built-in range

Britannia introduces Bertazzoni built-in range

Premium kitchen appliance specialist Britannia Living, the exclusive supplier of Bertazzoni is rolling out its collection of sleek designer built-in cooking products to the UK market.

Stepping up the housing ladder is stress-free with easymover scheme

Stepping up the housing ladder is stress-free with easymover scheme

East Midlands house-hunters who dream of taking a step up the property ladder – but are struggling to overcome the obstacle of selling their existing home – can find the ideal solution to their problems with Taylor Wimpey.

Burgled Britons on the move

A quarter (25%) of all Brits have been burgled, and almost half (46%) of them admitted that they’d moved house post burglary, according to research from over 50s insurance specialist RIAS.

Cost of green-fingered theft rises to £2.6m

Cost of green-fingered theft rises to £2.6m

Garden tools and equipment are some of the top items targeted by thieves, according to the UK’s leading rural insurer.

Gorenje launches A+++ rated Colour Edition fridge freezer

Gorenje launches A+++ rated Colour Edition fridge freezer

Kitchen appliance manufacturer Gorenje is thrilled to be launching a fridge freezer it is hailing as one of the most versatile, colourful and energy efficient models in the UK.

Candy launches the Grando Vita with unrivalled rapid wash

Candy launches the Grando Vita with unrivalled rapid wash

Domestic appliance manufacturer Candy has announced the launch of its brand new Grando Vita range of washing machines and washer dryers.

House buyers count the cost of quick viewings

People looking to buy a house in a highly competitive market are spending less time on property viewings and potentially missing out on signs of maintenance issues that could cause them financial pain down the line, according to new research from Aviva.

Protect your garden from thieves and vandals this summer

Nearly a quarter (23%) of those with garden sheds admit to leaving it unlocked, with more than one in ten saying they never secure it, despite the contents of a typical shed being valued at £597, according to research by M&S Bank.

Decorate a desirable den for your little ones

Decorate a desirable den for your little ones

Detached family properties are proving popular with house buyers at Miller Homes Midlands sites across the region. With this in mind, we’ve been asking the award-winning house builders’ team of interior designers to give us some top tips on how to decorate a stylish bedroom for your children.

Putting the Soul into your living space

Putting the Soul into your living space

Unique pieces of designer furniture made from reclaimed timber that was once part of old ships, and salvaged wood that had a previous life have been brought to a Bristol store.

Candy unveils stylish gas on glass hobs

Candy unveils stylish gas on glass hobs

Dmestic appliance brand Candy has announced the launch of a range of deluxe gas on glass hobs.

Gorenje appliances make ethical best buy

Gorenje appliances make ethical best buy

Leading kitchen appliance manufacturer Gorenje is thrilled to announce that it has scooped three Best Buy recommendations from leading environmental advice provider Ethical Consumer.

Women choosing home improvements over holidays in 2014

When it comes to money management, men and women can sometimes have very different priorities, according to research from Standard Life by YouGov plc.

Ten tips to beat the heat and get a good night's sleep

With the heat to soar before July is out, the rise in temperature will make it more difficult to get a great night’s sleep. More than 58% of Brits say their sleep habits are affected by the weather, with 41% losing sleep due to overheating and 42% waking up in the night because of the heat.