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How to Declutter & Decorate Your Home for Christmas on a Budget

How to Declutter & Decorate Your Home for Christmas on a Budget

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FollowWith the Christmas season upon us, it’s a good time to think about de-cluttering your home. With so much gift-giving going on, you’re bound to be giving (and receiving) items you may or may not like. De-cluttering your home will make way for new goodies […]

SIX REASONS A HOT WATER CYLINDER CAN HELP GET YOU  INTO HOT WATER

SIX REASONS A HOT WATER CYLINDER CAN HELP GET YOU INTO HOT WATER

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FollowWith the average family of four taking 1,460 baths or showers a year*, running out of hot water is a disaster best avoided. But what is the best way to make sure you stay in hot water? Combi boiler or hot water storage cylinder? Stuart […]

Eco-Friendly Materials to Use in Your Home

Eco-Friendly Materials to Use in Your Home

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FollowWhether you’re building your home or adding something extra, it’s important to use eco-friendly materials where possible. There are really only two types of material to choose from, recycled and sustainable. If you’ve already reduced your waste, made energy savings, ditched meat from your diet, […]

What is wastewater used for?

What is wastewater used for?

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FollowDespite living on a planet where 71% of the surface area is covered in water, it’s a finite resource. 95% of the world’s water is saltwater, which means the entire population is dependant on just 5% of the volume to survive (not counting desalination). This […]

Ways to make your property more eco-friendly

Ways to make your property more eco-friendly

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FollowThe world is finally opening their eyes to the harmful effects that things such as plastic, water waste, and pollution can have on our planet. Taking certain steps to make your property more eco-friendly is great for homeowners, tenants of rental properties, or buy to […]

How to make your rental property feel like home

How to make your rental property feel like home

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FollowWith the constraints of living in rental accommodation, making space feel completely your own can be hard to achieve. Most agreements don’t allow painted walls, artwork to be hung, or even light fittings to be changed. As a tenant, you can be left feeling disheartened […]

Five Home Security Mistakes You Are Probably Making

Five Home Security Mistakes You Are Probably Making

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FollowIs your home at risk? In the UK, 300,000 properties are burglarized each year. Of all the valuable possessions stolen during break-ins, only about 5% are ever recovered. What’s even more alarming is that burglaries are on the rise. The UK has seen a 30% increase […]

3 Ways to Make the Most of Natural Light at Home

3 Ways to Make the Most of Natural Light at Home

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FollowI’ve previously looked at how to make your home a better place to live in by improving the air quality in your room. Another hugely effective way of feeling healthier and happier at home is by making sure your space is bathed in as much […]

How to Add Value to Your Home by Renovating

How to Add Value to Your Home by Renovating

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FollowEveryone wants to get the most value from their home, by doing the least amount of work for the smallest cost. The easiest way to add a big chunk of value to your house would be to get an extension, although you’ll not only need […]

Surprising ways to save energy in the home

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FollowWe all know about the common ways to save energy in the home; turning off gadgets instead of putting them onto standby and purchasing more efficient appliances. However, Northern Powergrid, who can help with any electric connection around your property, have put together this guide […]