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We are just getting into the very best of the summer months and it is the time when most people start looking a little more intently at the shape of their garden. Throughout the winter months the garden is not somewhere that we really think much about and we are happy to let it turn into a bit of a mess. Once that sun starts shining however, we suddenly realize the importance which the garden has in our lives, especially when we want to sit out in the sunshine or barbecue and this is when most people decide to take…

While a lot of people drywall themselves, the reality is that it is best left to the professionals. People like Lloyd Claycomb will tell you that it is actually a form of art. That said, the reality is also that hiring a professional is costly, and most of us will want to try things ourselves first. The following top tips may be of benefit. 7 Top Tips for Drywalling Make sure you have all the necessary tools and materials. A corner taping tool, a bread pan, a joint compound, a joint tape, an application knife, and a taping knife spreader…

The appearance of a real wood flooring can transform the room as well as being extremely practical. However, installing a new floor can become expensive when you start the add together all the costs. The one area where many decide to cut costs is during the fitting process and with some fitters charging up to £15 per square meter you can understand why. The thought of installing a real wood product can often put people off and forces them to purchase an artificial product such as laminate or vinyl instead. This should not be the case as the fitting process…

It is natural for every house owner to want to change the look of their home every couple of years. Whether your home consists of monochromic kitchen thematic or pastel playrooms for your children, it is common for old furniture to need a brand-new look. Instead of wasting your money on additional items, try upcycling different items to produce a fresh look to enhance your home. Painting Colours and Bases Know your colour palette before you even think of setting it upon the wood or factory furniture. It is wise to pick two colours to begin with, starting with a…

Every year, homeowners spend thousands of dollars on upgrading and renovating their interior spaces. Kitchen renovations are a popular choice because they combine form and functionality. Do it right, and you will get lots of bang for your buck. The space is practical, but it also doubles up as somewhere to relax and enjoy a bit of ‘me’ time. For the most part, kitchen upgrades are a straightforward process. Picking out new furnishings is lots of fun, especially with a healthy budget. There are stone bench tops, walk in pantry’s, lovely cabinetry, and a wealth of tile and splashback options…

In today’s eco-friendly world, energy saving practices are encouraged in every aspect of our daily lives, from transportation to production. There are also many things the homeowner can do to reduce energy consumption, with more efficient appliances and low output devices. If you are looking to save a little more, here are some tips on how to make your water heater more efficient.