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10 easy ways to update your bathroom in a weekend
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10 easy ways to update your bathroom in a weekend

A dingy and outdated bathroom can make your morning routine even harder to face. But not to fear – there are simple ways to refresh your bathroom over a weekend. Here are 10 of the best easy bathroom updates: Utilise Wall Space If your bathroom work surfaces look unkempt and untidy with all kinds of […]

Affordable ways to freshen up your bathroom decor
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Affordable ways to freshen up your bathroom decor

When the average person decorates a home, the bathroom rarely gets much attention. Perhaps it’s relegated to room-of-necessity status, and therefore doesn’t warrant much on the design front. Even so, a few intentional flourishes – and not necessarily expensive ones – can work wonders for this room. Here are a few tips on how you […]

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 […]

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Affordable ways to freshen up your bathroom decor
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Affordable ways to freshen up your bathroom decor

When the average person decorates a home, the bathroom rarely gets much attention. Perhaps it’s relegated to room-of-necessity status, and therefore doesn’t warrant much on the design front. Even so, a few intentional flourishes – and not necessarily expensive ones – can work wonders for this room. Here are a few tips on how you […]

Combining modern and vintage style to work in your home
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Combining modern and vintage style to work in your home

Fashion is brilliant; it is almost like a list of pre-set rules that enable just about anyone to inject some style into their home. With fashion all you need to do is pay attention and have the money available and you can keep up with the latest trends. Fashion however can also be a nightmare. […]

Key contacts for an impending home move
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Key contacts for an impending home move

The home moving period is a hectic and busy time, and for many, there will be things which are forgotten or cast aside in the hectic preceding months. In this article, we will examine the key contacts required when moving home, looking into contacting utility suppliers, phone and broadband suppliers, and even local government establishments. […]

Packing tips ahead of moving house
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Packing tips ahead of moving house

Moving house is always hard. Whether it’s organising belongings, trying to coordinate removal men, or even just getting your keys for the front door, moving day is up there with one of the most stressful days in anybody’s diary. Here are our top tips for making sure that packing for the big day is as easy […]

Top considerations when moving to a new area
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Top considerations when moving to a new area

Buying your first house is a big deal, and if you’re planning on relocating to a completely different neighbourhood, you’ll have a lot to think about. Here are five of the major issues you should consider before you commit to buying in a particular location.   1) Crime If not right at the top of […]

Calculating the carbon footprint of your home
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Calculating the carbon footprint of your home

We all know buying a first home is expensive but calculating your carbon footprint can help you save money in the long run. Calculating this, whether as an individual or a business, can sometimes be a complicated procedure. Why, then, spend time and effort doing it? Well, for some businesses, it is an essential part of […]

Reducing new home clutter through storage
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Reducing new home clutter through storage

It’s often looked upon as a highly unorganised and dysfunctional time, however when moving home, it’s  the perfect opportunity to have a thorough sort through your possessions. Moving your life from one house to another doesn’t mean that you have to move your clutter along with you. Whilst it’s the perfect opportunity to have a […]

Small gadgets to improve your kitchen
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Small gadgets to improve your kitchen

As a place where we spend more waking hours than anywhere else in the house, kitchens need a little bit more TLC. Unlike those of yesteryear, todays modern sculleries have evolved into more than just a food preparation area. According to a study by research experts, Magnet, the kitchen is now a place where we […]

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