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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A dingy and outdated bathroom can make your morning routine even harder to face.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 […]

Autumn additions on a budget

Autumn additions on a budget

With the summer now over, and the dark autumn nights drawing in, it’s the perfect time to cosy up in your living room and keep warm. Throughout summer, your home will undoubtedly have taken on an open and airy feel, however as the cold of winter approaches, it’s time to turn up the heating, light […]

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Winter colour schemes for your home
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Winter colour schemes for your home

When the summer is over, and you think it’s time to get your home ready for the winter, colours play a large role. There is no better way of readying your rooms for the colder seasons than to implement a good, well suited colour scheme for the coming months, be it through incorporating new items […]

How to prepare your driveway for winter
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How to prepare your driveway for winter

If you live in a cold weather environment, you know how quickly the harsh winter ice and snow can damage a driveway. It seems as though new cracks and chips appear every winter, making maintaining your driveway a frustrating task. After a few years of heavy snowfall, you could end up in a situation where […]

Extra fees to be aware of when moving home
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Extra fees to be aware of when moving home

When planning a home move, it can be a costly period of time. With home buying fees and organising your removals, it can take a big chunk of both your budget, and your savings. If you have an impending move, and you have a tight budget to stick to, you don’t want to under cost […]

Top tips for moving in winter
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Top tips for moving in winter

Moving home at any point of the year can be a stressful time, however moving over the coming months, as we move towards winter, can throw up a range of tougher problems. Organisation when moving is key, however winter weather conditions can wreak havoc with any pre-made plans. If you’re planning to move in the heart […]

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 […]

Sorting your council tax ahead of moving house
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Sorting your council tax ahead of moving house

When moving home, as we’ve mentioned previously, you’ll have a lot on your plate, particularly when it comes to informing your local authorities and utility suppliers. However what many people struggle to understand is the way in which you’ll need to organise your council tax when moving. If you’re well prepared, and plan plenty in […]

Autumn additions on a budget

Autumn additions on a budget

With the summer now over, and the dark autumn nights drawing in, it’s the perfect time to cosy up in your living room and keep warm. Throughout summer, your home will undoubtedly have taken on an open and airy feel, however as the cold of winter approaches, it’s time to turn up the heating, light […]

Five tips to easier cleaning
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Five tips to easier cleaning

It’s no secret – keeping a tidy home can be a nightmare. Even when you live alone there seems no end to the dust and grime. Believe it or not, though, cleaning doesn’t have to be a pull-your-hair-out chore. If you follow these five simple organisational tips, cleaning your home will be a much easier […]

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