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Get Your Stove & Chimney Winter Ready

Get Your Stove & Chimney Winter Ready

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Follow“Ahead of winter, when we naturally use wood burners more,” says Phil Wood, Contura Country Manager for the UK & Ireland, “It’s a good idea to give your stove a thorough clean and health check. “A well-maintained stove and chimney will protect your home against […]

The history of heating a home

The history of heating a home

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FollowHow we live has, of course, significantly changed from ancient times. From how we cook and shop, to how we socialise and work; nothing stands still as technology and human behaviour evolves. But how have the advances and variations in heating reformed and developed to […]

WHY THE ‘STAY-AT-HOME VACATION’ IS THE BREAK YOU AND YOUR HOME NEED THIS SUMMER

WHY THE ‘STAY-AT-HOME VACATION’ IS THE BREAK YOU AND YOUR HOME NEED THIS SUMMER

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FollowIt’s no secret that summer can leave us feeling frazzled and our homes neglected as we spend time and energy keeping the kids entertained and enjoying fun-packed holidays abroad. However, August is also a great time to get your house in order and undertake crucial […]

Essential Summer Maintenance for Your Home

Essential Summer Maintenance for Your Home

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FollowSummer is the time of year when you can kick back and relax in the garden and enjoy the sunshine – or so you have always been led to believe. The milder and drier weather is the ideal opportunity to catch up on the list […]

Five Ways To Use Trellis Panels In Your Garden

Five Ways To Use Trellis Panels In Your Garden

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FollowSummer is here and we’re all starting to use our gardens a little bit more each day. When you aren’t an experienced gardener, creating your perfect garden can seem a bit daunting at first. It can also be difficult when you have children to find […]

Post-Winter Home Plumbing Survival: What to Look Out For

Post-Winter Home Plumbing Survival: What to Look Out For

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FollowLee Devlin, a plumber in London and founder of Homecure Plumbing, offers his advice on making sure your home plumbing has survived the winter months intact. After one of the most gruelling and challenging winters in years, with much of the country descending into snow […]

Meet The Magical Hydrangea

Meet The Magical Hydrangea

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FollowWith Spring just around the corner, Magical Hydrangeas are making homes beautiful all over the UK once more, thanks to their stunning natural beauty and super long lifespan. Hills Plants, the Sussex based parent company of The Little Botanical, is the only British business with […]

Tips for Your Most Successful Spring Clean Yet

Tips for Your Most Successful Spring Clean Yet

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FollowSpring cleaning is cathartic. It gives you the chance to not only go through what you own, but to let some things go. Completing a spring clean however, won’t solve any problem if your goal is to free up some space in your home. There […]

5 Unmissable Ideas to Get Your Garden Spring-Ready

5 Unmissable Ideas to Get Your Garden Spring-Ready

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FollowSpring is the busiest time of the year for gardeners. This is the time when the sun is out, the birds are singing, and the grass is greener. If winter is when you pack up your tools, spring is when you take them out and […]

Be My Valentine!

Be My Valentine!

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Follow As the author Melissa McClone wrote, “Life takes you to unexpected places. Love brings you home. Although this adage almost always holds true, it has extra value on Valentine’s Day. This year have a Valentine’s Day date at home. Here’s how you can fill […]