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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A dingy and outdated bathroom can make your morning routine even harder to face.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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Homes from Movies – The Godfather
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Homes from Movies – The Godfather

It’s one of the most iconic films ever made, and now the mansion featured in the gangster classic, The Godfather is available for sale in America. Critically acclaimed, and often acknowledged as being one of the greatest films ever made, it’s no surprise that this iconic piece of real estate comes with a hefty price […]

Preparing your garden for the changing seasons
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Preparing your garden for the changing seasons

Over the last few days in the UK you will have noticed the temperature swiftly dropping. All of this talk of Indian Summers and autumn heatwaves is long gone, and winter is definitely on its way. Winter isn’t the best time to be outside, but unfortunately if you want your garden to be looking it’s […]

Home security tips for the winter
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Home security tips for the winter

As the clocks go back and the nights draw in, it’s sadly the case that the British public come to experience an increase in house crime. Longer evenings and darker streets make homes easier targets for burglars, especially if you don’t have a good level of security. With a 20 percent increase in home burglaries during winter […]

Winter additions for your bedroom
Winter additions for your bedroom

The cold has arrived, and it’s time to start looking at the best bedroom additions to make for a warm and cosy bedroom environment this winter. Winter can be a magical and enchanting time of year, but with the cold weather and the night drawing in early, it can also be a little depressing. With the […]

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 […]

Kerr Drummond’s top tips for making your first home your dream home

Kerr Drummond’s top tips for making your first home your dream home

Whilst moving into your first home is a real life milestone, it’s a time which is extremely hectic. Once you’ve got your house bought, and are finally moved in, it’s time to get cracking and stamp your own personal style on the home. If you’re searching for the best ways of making your first home […]

Preparing a bedroom for children

Preparing a bedroom for children

If you’re a new home owner with a family, we all know that sometimes, it can be tough to prepare a bedroom for children. Decorating a child’s room can prove to be a tough chore, as you need to make sure it’s both hard wearing and practical for children. There are also plenty of other points […]

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 […]

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