Category Archives: Home Improvements

Fixing a difficult to turn tap

In time many taps become very difficult to turn, this is because most water in our country is hard in nature meaning that it has lime in it, the reason the taps become difficult or in some cases you find … Continue reading

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Decorating on a budget

Changing the look and feel of a room needn’t be expensive, in this article we’ll show you to transform your home on a budget. Adding colour to the walls Painting the walls is possibly the cheapest and easiest way of … Continue reading

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How to Remove Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl flooring is great for some areas of the house such as bathrooms and kitchens that are prone to water spills, but like everything that has regular use it will wear out or look outdated. Removing vinyl flooring may seem … Continue reading

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Insulation check

With the onset of winter not all that far away, now is the time to take a serious look at whether your home is adequately insulated. Poor insulation, or worse still no insulation can cost hundreds of pounds extra  in … Continue reading

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A Guide to choosing bathroom cabinets

Adding a new bathroom cabinet to your bathroom can transform the look and can help a dated bathroom look modern and sleek. Cabinets also have the benefit of adding extra storage space to one of the smallest rooms in the … Continue reading

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Floor Coverings

The choice of floor coverings available today is as good and varied as it has ever been, no longer just a choice of a patterned carpet or a plain carpet. Many home before the Second World War had a wood … Continue reading

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Selling unwanted household items on eBay

If you’ve got a lot of stuff knocking around your house, old clothes, CDs, furniture, it can be tempting just to take it down to the charity shop and forget about it. But in reality that stuff could be worth … Continue reading

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Measuring up blinds

Measuring up for blinds can be a daunting prospect. After spending so much time decorating a room to the colours, textures and atmosphere that you want, blinds are very much an important finishing touch. If they are installed incorrectly, this … Continue reading

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Drilling Tiles

Sometimes it is necessary to drill into ceramic tiles to fix accessories, especially in a kitchen or bathroom. Drilling into tiles without cracking or damaging a tile is straight forward, providing time and care is taken. However a safety tip; … Continue reading

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Bathroom design ideas

Sprucing up a bathroom can be done easily and inexpensively.  To create a brand new look does not have to mean forking out for a whole new suite; it can be a case of a few simple touches which alter … Continue reading

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