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Three trade secrets you didn't know plumbers could do

Three trade secrets you didn't know plumbers could do

Everybody thinks they know what plumbers do. You call them when your pipes are leaking or if your boiler is misfiring or you have problems with anything to do with water in your home or business.

Useful tips to choose the right curtains and blinds for your home

Curtains have a way of adding aesthetics, class, and flair to any space, but they can get quite expensive if you are looking for quality.

Eco-proof your old appliances

It’s good to know that the world is becoming more aware of environmental issues. With reports of the effects of plastic on our oceans and how carbon emissions are impacting our cities (with London reaching its limit for air toxins in under a month in early 2018!) people seem to be taking pride in looking after the planet.

The Used Kitchen Company launches ‘The Big Green Postcard Drop’

The Used Kitchen Company launches ‘The Big Green Postcard Drop’

Dedicated and dynamic kitchen recycler, The Used Kitchen Company (TUKC), is launching a sparkling new initiative – The TUKC Big Green Postcard Drop - to help its clients derive the feel-good factor that comes from saving a kitchen from landfill and finding it a loving new home instead.

How to enhance your lifestyle with these bedroom-friendly plants

Have you ever considered how helpful plants can be to your health? According to studies from NASA and the American College, certain houseplants are best suited in our bedrooms — but which are they and why?

What is the cost of gardening?

Many Brits take pride and joy in keeping their garden looking its best — but it can be costly! It’s estimated that over the course of a gardener’s lifetime, they’ll spend £30,000 on tending to their garden.

Choosing a water filter? Ask yourself these questions

Everyone seems to be buying water filters these days. The business is booming, and when you consider the reasons, you can understand why.

How to make a barbecue pit in your garden

Summer’s nearly here and it’s time to start making the most of the nice weather with some al fresco dining. But why not put a twist on the standard barbecue by creating a barbecue pit?

Your guide to fire retardant paint

Your guide to fire retardant paint

Fire retardant paint, also called intumescent paint, is a passive form of fire protection that surprisingly few people are aware of but is increasingly being used in a variety of settings and in different industries.

Six ways your outdoor space can deter thieves and secure your home

Keeping your home secure is a must for any homeowner or tenant. Burglars are getting craftier than ever, so it’s up to you to make sure that your home is locked and secure at all times with enough deterrents to send away thieves.

Why do listed buildings need specialist insurance?

Are you thinking about purchasing a listed building property? There are so many wonderful benefits to buying this type of home such as the beautiful architecture and history that comes along with it.

Adding structure to your garden

Adding structure to your garden

It’s cold and definitely not sunny so you probably aren’t spending much time in your garden at the moment! However, this time of year is perfect for you to take stock of your outside space and plan improvements.

How to get planning permission on your first attempt

There are instances when planning permission is not needed, for example, if you want to build a new garage on the site of a previous garage or you want to add a small porch to the rear of your home.

Savvy storage ideas to keep your bedroom clutter free

The secret to a clutter-free bedroom is good storage. As the saying goes, a happy, harmonious bedroom is all about having a place for everything and everything in its place.

Encourage your children to get involved in the garden

Despite popular belief that it is a relaxing activity for the older generation, gardening is in fact exciting for all of the family.