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Value key rooms for added home value

Value key rooms for added home value

According to luxury vinyl flooring manufacturer, Moduleo, the kitchen and bathroom are the key rooms which will inject significant value to any property during the current housing boom.

1 in 8 home improvers planning to create more space

Accommodating their growing family is behind the majority of homeowners’ desires to create more space in their property, new research has revealed.

Stop throwing money out of the window

Stop throwing money out of the window

A new survey has found that a lower heating bill is the second most wanted saving on household expenditure in 2015, just after cheaper food bills.

The great Christmas clean up: Christmas tops spring for cleaning

As the final decorations resurface and Brits are adding the last bits of tinsel to their Christmas trees, houses across the UK are being spruced up for the festive season as millions prepare to take part in the great Christmas clean-up.

Tradesman calling? Put the kettle on...

‘Everything stops for tea’ or so the lyrics of the wartime melody suggested, while Bernard Cribbins’ hapless 1962 ‘Right said Fred’ removal men got no-where at all even after several cups of tea.

Underfloor heating looks to heat up in 2015

Underfloor heating looks to heat up in 2015

New research has revealed that underfloor heating is growing in popularity as homeowners become more aware of its far reaching benefits, making it set to be a key feature for 2015.

Moduleo seals the deal for Solas

Moduleo seals the deal for Solas

Ireland’s brand-new further education and training authority, Solas, has upgraded its state-of-the-art facilities in Dublin, opting for Moduleo flooring as a result of its outstanding features.

Cheat the Chill: Smart blinds to save energy and cut heating bills

Cheat the Chill: Smart blinds to save energy and cut heating bills

Duette energy-saving blinds are a wise investment for cost-conscious homeowners who want to lower their annual heating bills.

Samsung Powerbot VR9000 - Hands-free automated floor cleaning

Samsung Powerbot VR9000 - Hands-free automated floor cleaning

Samsung Home Appliances has announced that its Powerbot VR9000 cleaning device is now available to buy in the UK from Harrods and independent electrical retailers.

Last chance savings and energy efficiency gains with sale

Last chance savings and energy efficiency gains with sale

North East home owners have just a few days remaining to take advantage of additional energy efficiency savings through Warm Up North’s end of autumn sale.

New home owners in South West spend £5,400 making their house a home

New home owners in South West spend £5,400 making their house a home

Home owners in the south west spend an average of £5,400 to make their house feel like a home according to research from Barratt Homes.

UK homeowners send out Christmas DIY SOS

Homeowners across the UK are more likely to be thinking about decorating than they are about decorations this Christmas, according to new research.

Stylish ways to insulate your home

Stylish ways to insulate your home

When homeowners think about home insulation very few associate it with “stylish”. Practical and functional, yes. Making a design statement, no. But insulation can be stylish! Here are five ways you can put your style stamp on keeping warm.

How to prepare your home for winter

How to prepare your home for winter

As temperatures dip and the dark nights set in the region’s fastest-growing property management company is offering top tips on how to prepare west country homes for the winter months.

Two thirds of women wish they could do more DIY but lack the skills

Following news last week that Homebase is to close a quarter of its stores due to a 'rise of a generation less skilled in DIY projects', a new report from Solvite finds that women at least want to do more DIY - but they just don't know how to.