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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.

Household skills DIY-ing out

It’s a widely held belief that younger people are less handy than their parents. New research by AA Home Membership confirms the lack of ‘DIY dad skills’ amongst Generation Y.

Moduleo’s new range has more than Impressed

Moduleo’s new range has more than Impressed

Moduleo’s brand-new Impress collection has lived up to its namesake; with the luxury vinyl flooring manufacturer reporting sales have almost doubled just one month after its release.

Cash-in on the attic

Homeowners in London are increasingly choosing to save the ‘capital cost’ of moving house and invest it in improving the space under their roof instead, as conditions in the housing market and the rising costs of moving house make staying put a more profitable option, according to new research released by Landmark Lofts.

Solar panels to bring savings and earnings for North East residents

Solar panels to bring savings and earnings for North East residents

North East home owners could now earn money whilst saving energy as Warm Up North introduces the first renewable energy product to its energy efficiency portfolio.

Use last of the warm days to ready your home for winter

Following last year’s extreme weather, Sainsbury’s Bank Home Insurance is urging all home owners to undertake a few simple tasks while the weather is good, to ensure that their homes are better protected against the elements.

Act now to protect your car and home against hazardous winter weather

With colder and darker days drawing in, MoneySuperMarket is urging Brits to ensure they’re fully protected in their home and car against winter months.

New homeowners splash £2,500 on their first project in their new pad

Over two-thirds (71%) of first-time buyers and homemovers are spending up to £2,500 on their first project in their new home, according to research from TSB.

Top tips to prepare your home for winter

Every year during the winter months, LV= home insurance sees a spike in the number of calls it receives for home damage claims.

Add a touch of glass to your home

Add a touch of glass to your home

Considering extending your home? Well look no further! Choose a bespoke Orangery from Synseal ‘s Designer Orangery Collection to create valuable extra space and add a beautiful and elegant design feature to your property.

Moduleo forecasts flooring fads for 2015

Moduleo forecasts flooring fads for 2015

With fashion week’s proceeding across the globe in September, design trends for 2015 are also a hot topic in the interiors world; with manufacturers looking ahead and predicting purchaser demands for the year to come.

Size matters! The new 38c Modena HE packs a punch

Size matters! The new 38c Modena HE packs a punch

The latest addition to Ferroli’s Modena HE range of high efficiency domestic boilers delivers a mighty 38kW output whilst retaining the enviable position of being the smallest and lightest boiler in its class.

Moduleo to exhibit dream collection at Sleep 2014

Moduleo to exhibit dream collection at Sleep 2014

Luxury vinyl flooring manufacturer, Moduleo is delighted to announce it will be unveiling its exclusive new Impress range to the hotel design, development and architectural community at Sleep 2014.

Moduleo’s new nature-inspired flooring collection set to impress

Moduleo’s new nature-inspired flooring collection set to impress

Luxury vinyl flooring manufacturer, Moduleo will unveil its innovative, new registered emboss Impress range to the UK market in September, after demand for more products inspired by the great outdoors.

DIY blunders cost homeowners £67m to fix

DIY blunders cost homeowners £67m to fix

More and more British homeowners are calling in professionals to repair damage caused by their own botched attempts at DIY.