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Spruce up your furniture

Posted on 01/04/2014

If you feel your furniture is in need of an update, but can’t afford to splash out on new items – why not create your own unique piece by recycling something old? A lick of paint can work wonders to give an old piece of furniture a face lift and you could brighten up a room just by changing the colour of a piece of furniture too. Read on to find out how to transform your furniture.

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BBQ

There’s still time to barbie!

Posted on 08/08/2013

It’s the good old British tradition – the sun comes out, and so do our BBQs…however, as soon as the barbies come out, the sun does a runner, and in its place comes the rain. This year though, the rain seems to have taken the hint, and kept away – allowing us to enjoy many an al fresco burger, sausage and whatever else you dared to cook on your outdoor grill.

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Housekeeping tips that will save you a penny or two

Posted on 08/08/2013

Cleaning your house is a necessary evil to many of us – not only because it eats up valuable relaxation time, but also as it can be pretty costly. But, cleaning your loo and scrubbing your kitchen hob don’t have to hit your purse/wallet as much as you think.

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Robin

Why don’t you give nature a home where you live?

Posted on 08/08/2013

The RSPB is on a mission to give our birds and wildlife a home – and it needs YOUR help.

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Moving house: the definitive guide for students

Posted on 08/08/2013

Students, you’re leaving home to start university…meet new friends…enjoy endless nights out…and of course study for a degree! But, have you actually thought about the logistics of moving from your family home to student digs – which let’s face it, are not really suitable homes for Mum’s best china or designer rug.

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Top Tips for making your house more like home

Posted on 01/08/2013

In most rental properties, painting the walls, changing the carpets and even in some cases hanging pictures and canvases can be completely off limits for you as a tenant. So, before you start thinking about colour schemes and sorting through the family snapshots – first things first – make sure you get your landlord or letting agent’s permission before you start work. It might even be a good idea to ask for this in writing, just in case any questions are raised at your next inspection.

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