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Cleaning guide: Keep your stainless steel shining
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Cleaning guide: Keep your stainless steel shining

Stainless steel appliances and worktops have become synonymous with modern, designer kitchens.  Sleek, contemporary and stylish, stainless steel has seen a major resurgence in recent years with home owners integrating bespoke stainless steel worktops and appliances to achieve the highly sought after industrial look. Coated in a chromium film, stainless steel products are one of […]

Cleaning guide: Removing stubborn carpet stains
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Cleaning guide: Removing stubborn carpet stains

Owning your own home now means that you’re now responsible for all the cleaning. When it comes to stains this can be a big problem. How do you get them out whilst stopping them ruining your furniture through applying a mixture of chemicals? Luckily there are many household items that you can use on those unexpected […]

Conservatory customisation for the summer
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Conservatory customisation for the summer

They’re a great home addition all year round, allowing you to truly feel the elements of your garden whilst being within the comfort of your home, however in the summer, a conservatory really comes into its own. A haven in which you can enjoy the radiant sunshine, catch a cool breeze as it drifts through […]

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Hottest summer styles: The mineral trend
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Hottest summer styles: The mineral trend

Invite Mother Nature into your home this season by embracing the mineral trend. Curate all the beauty of the outside world and bring it indoors to promote a calming and tranquil atmosphere. Exploring different patterns and texture allows you to follow the same trend, whilst creating a completely different feel in each room. Lounge Take […]

Get your garden ready for summer entertaining
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Get your garden ready for summer entertaining

Summer is in full swing, and although we can’t always guarantee undisturbed weekends of sunshine, it’s worth ensuring your garden is ready for those summer hot spells. Barbecues and a drinks make for the perfect weekend entertainment, especially when hosting guests. If you plan on playing the perfect garden part host over the summer, here […]

Five tips for a summer revamp
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Five tips for a summer revamp

Giving your home a summery feel without having a complete overall and redecoration can be tough, however it is possible to encapsulate that feel of the summer in just a few easy steps. If you’re looking for those perfect soft furnishing updates for the summer, here are our top five picks. Seating Dark colours for […]

Key contacts to inform of your address change
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Key contacts to inform of your address change

A house move is undoubtedly going to be a stressful time and no matter how thoroughly you plan ahead, it’s likely that some jobs will be brushed aside and left until the last minute.  A change of address can be a potential nightmare if just brushed aside, so it pays to ensure you handle this […]

Packing your possessions with care
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Packing your possessions with care

Whilst you’ll undoubtedly be excited about your new home and impending move, there are plenty of preparations and bits of hard work you’ll need to carry out in advance of your big move. Packing up all your valued possessions when moving somewhere new can be a daunting task, and the last thing you’ll want upon […]

Conservatory customisation for the summer
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Conservatory customisation for the summer

They’re a great home addition all year round, allowing you to truly feel the elements of your garden whilst being within the comfort of your home, however in the summer, a conservatory really comes into its own. A haven in which you can enjoy the radiant sunshine, catch a cool breeze as it drifts through […]

5 ways to sell your home quickly
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5 ways to sell your home quickly

Whether you’re selling a compact inner city apartment or a detached suburban home, you’re going to want to do it fast. While there is something to be said for real estate agents with glowing reputations and lighting fast turnover times, some of the most effective ways to slap a sold sign onto your home are […]

Cleaning guide: Tips for cleaning after renovations
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Cleaning guide: Tips for cleaning after renovations

So you’re now a homeowner and the first thing you do is get your house the way you want it. You might not think of it as being the most pressing of matters, but sooner or later, you’re going to want to carry out some renovation work. Whether you’re planning something as simple as fitting […]

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