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Must-see exhibitions if you are planning a self-build or renovation

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If you are looking to plan a self-build or renovation project, it can be a fairly daunting prospect. With so much to organise and so many considerations to take, it can be extremely helpful to visit trade shows and exhibitions which will inspire you in terms of design, as well as making you aware of … Continue reading

How to save up to £50 a year by draught-proofing your home

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We all want to be able to lower our their bills this winter, so it is worth noting that there is one very simple way to knock £50 a year off your home’s costs; draught-proofing your property. Many homeowners may be unaware of areas in their properties through which heat is escaping and cold is … Continue reading

A guide to buying sash windows

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Sash windows, an archetypal feature of Georgian and Victorian properties, are not only aesthetically attractive but also hold various benefits for properties, whatever their style or era. The word ‘sash’ means a single frame for glazing, and indeed all sash windows are made up like this, with sliding sash windows comprising two sashes, which slide … Continue reading

Don’t be SAD this winter

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Most of us experience that gloomy feeling that comes around every winter as the cold sets in, and days grow shorter and darker. However, for some this feeling is more prolific than for others, and can actually lead to a strain of depression; Seasonal Affective Disorder, more commonly referred to as SAD. What may be … Continue reading

Create your own Christmas grotto

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As the Christmas season approaches, you may well be looking for ways to create a fun and festive environment in your home. Since conservatories are such a multifunctional, cosy space, why not create your very own grotto and keep the whole family happy this festive season? With these handy tips, creating your very own Christmas … Continue reading

Improve your Home Security this Winter

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Though we may think more burglaries take place in the summer, this isn’t the case. While doors and windows won’t tend to be left open so often in the cooler months, properties are likely to be left unoccupied at some point during the winter – especially around the Christmas period. Whether it’s attending a Halloween … Continue reading

Conservatory Lighting Ideas

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A conservatory is a valuable addition to any home as it provides an effective transition between indoor and outdoor living, mainly due to the large amount of natural daylight which floods in through the expansive areas of glass. But as darkness falls, effective conservatory lighting is essential if the room is to be utilised to … Continue reading

How to Create your Perfect Garden Room

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When the days are longer and flowers are in full bloom, there is no better time to invite the outdoors in with a bright and colourful indoor garden space. Dedicated garden rooms are ideal for this, opening up your home to a wide range of possibilities – from growing colourful bouquets and planting vegetables and … Continue reading

Open up your Garden this Summer

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With the sun out long into the evening and the temperatures perfect for al fresco dining and generally enjoying the outdoors, it’s the right time of year to take advantage of your garden. Although sprucing up your lawn and pulling up some weeds will help, the best way to do this is to open up … Continue reading

How to Measure a Window for Blinds

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Window Types There are a wide variety of window types available, and knowing which ones you have, or want, can help when it comes to fitting them with blinds. Two of the most common types are single pane and double glazed. Single pane windows are framed in a variety of materials, with wood and aluminium … Continue reading