Improve your property in 6 simple ways

Whether you’re getting your property ready to sell, or just giving it a facelift, improving the look and functionality of your home is easy. Here are six of our favourite fixes to get you started. 1. Install a shiny new front door Whether it is old, new, modern, or vintage, your front door is one […]

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Top tips for lighting your conservatory

As the dark nights roll in, lighting up your conservatory for around the clock use becomes even more important. Winter’s short days and long nights can be difficult to handle after warm summer days, with many individuals struggling to adjust and some even developing troublesome Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) as a result. Whatever the season, […]

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Do you have the winter blues?

SAD

Winter is just around the corner, bringing dark nights, plummeting temperatures, and adverse weather conditions. Some people enjoy this season, but many individuals find it to be a challenge. The harshness of winter can affect their mood and well-being. Known as the winter blues, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that affects […]

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5 general maintenance tips for your conservatory

Properly maintaining and caring for your conservatory will extend its lifespan and keep it looking great. To help you give your extension the TLC it deserves, here are our five top tips for conservatory maintenance. 1. Clear out your gutters and drains Just like the gutters and drains on the main part of your property, […]

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Your Window buying guide for 2019

Replacing old, draughty, and unattractive windows with brand new frames and panes can be incredibly beneficial for your property. New windows improve energy efficiency and insulation and will make your home a more comfortable and stylish place to be. To help ensure you select the perfect windows for your home, we’ve put together a guide […]

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Preparing your home for Autumn

Although this summer seems to have gone on forever, eventually the cold nights and short days of autumn will be with us once more. Signalling the arrival of the coldest months of the year, the autumn sees the mercury plummet across the country. By taking action as soon as temperatures begin to fall, you can […]

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How poor home ventilation could affect your health

We all know the hazards of poor ventilation in the workplace. Without a sufficient supply of fresh clean air, the people working within are more likely to be affected by fatigue; discomfort and distraction. Continuous exposure to poor indoor air quality can lead to more serious long term ailments. At home, the effects of poor […]

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Maximising light in your conservatory

With autumn upon us and winter drawing ever closer, our exposure to natural light may be somewhat limited in the months ahead. As UK residents, we don’t enjoy as many sun soaked days as we’d like. However, having access to natural light all year round is essential for our health and well-being as Homes & […]

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Increasing the privacy of your windows and doors

Domestic burglary figures are down to a record low of 650,000 incidents, according to the latest findings from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). However, there are many reasons to up privacy levels at your home. From passers-by to nosy neighbours, all eyes are on modern day properties, particularly those situated in built-up, residential areas. […]

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5 steps to a lighter, brighter home

No one wants to live in a dark and dingy environment. In the gloomy climate of the UK in winter, increasing natural light is a challenge. There are numerous benefits that go hand-in-hand with increasing natural light in your home, particularly for health. Natural light has been proven to make people happier, calmer and more […]

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