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Creating a cosy winter bedroom

Creating a cosy winter bedroom

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FollowNow the winter months are upon us, it’s time to think about transforming your bedroom into a stylish and chic haven that will warm you up and keep you cosy. Adjusting the lighting, adding luxury texture and layering with faux fur blankets are just a […]

How to create a perfect garden room

How to create a perfect garden room

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FollowAn extra room looking on to the garden is a traditional choice for many UK homes, and whether its garden rooms, sunrooms or conservatories, the variety available is vast plus it’s certainly a great way to add value to your property. What to Look For: The debate over […]

Why you should head to the Cotswolds this Christmas

Why you should head to the Cotswolds this Christmas

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Follow With so much to do and see in the Cotswolds, it’s no wonder the area is quickly becoming a popular destination over the Christmas break. Beautiful winter walks and cosily decorated country pubs in abundance, there’s something for everyone. Staycations are a fantastic way […]

How you should be preparing your home for Winter

How you should be preparing your home for Winter

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FollowAfter the bliss of the summer months, it can be very easy to start looking forward to pumpkin spice lattes and then, the glittery joy that is Christmas. Before you get too wrapped up in the present buying and organising New Year’s Eve plans, it’s […]

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 […]