Top 5 home improvement ideas

Home improvement

  The long days, warm weather and plentiful bank holidays make spring the perfect time to give your home a little TLC and carry out some much needed improvements. From building an extension, and revamping your exterior, to giving the inside of your property a makeover, there are lots of ways to improve your property, […]

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Summer window dressing

Window dressing with shells

The warm days of summer are finally here, so why not make the most of your window space? With crisp fresh linens, flowers and subtle touches you can transform your home. Dressing your windows for summer doesn’t need to be expensive, if you change your window treatments seasonally you could save cash by picking up […]

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how to work out the carbon footprint of your home (and how to reduce it)

Carbon footprint

As the @EPA argues, “Many of our daily activities cause emissions of greenhouse gases. For example, we produce greenhouse gas emissions from burning gasoline when we drive, burning oil or gas for home heating, or using electricity generated from coal, natural gas, and oil.” In fact, almost everything you do in your home adds to […]

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Our top 3 energy saving tips for summer

Summer tips

Though most of us use less energy during the summer months, the majority of households in the UK could reduce their consumption even further by taking a few simple steps. By changing a few of your habits at home, you could slash your summer bills, do your bit for your local environment, and teach your […]

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Some surprising uses for conservatories

Relax in your conservatory

As @homes_antiques says, “many of us long for a little extra space at home but are reluctant or unable to splash out on a full extension. The addition of a conservatory, however, comes as a welcome halfway house, offering a versatile space at an affordable price.” With this extra space, comes the opportunity to re-jig […]

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