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Top ten ways to prepare your home for winter

Top ten ways to prepare your home for winter

The days are getting shorter and colder, which means Jack Frost is at your door and he’s looking to freeze your pipes and give you the flu as an early Christmas gift. Fortunately, here are some tips that’ll keep you warm and protect your home…

Top Ten Tips: Keeping homes warm and bills down by BSW Building Services

Top Ten Tips: Keeping homes warm and bills down by BSW Building Services

Four of the big six energy companies have hiked up prices before the seasonal surge in demand, and a survey for Age UK found that 28 per cent of pensioners said they were worrying about heating their homes during the winter. Troy Belliere, Operations Director…

Make your home energy efficient

Make your home energy efficient

The best way to increase the efficiency of your heating system is to install a modern energy-efficient boiler, but there are plenty of other easy, and cheaper, ways of cutting your energy bills. Here are a few top tips to keep you warm and energy…

Spring Clean – Top tips for sprucing up your home

Spring Clean – Top tips for sprucing up your home

With spring upon us and summer just around the corner, it’s time to turn your attention to the unloved parts of your home. While the winter holds its icy grip on your house, the garden tends to fall victim to neglect. The season of barbecues,…

5 Security Tips for Safe DIY Home Renovations

5 Security Tips for Safe DIY Home Renovations

We have all heard true stories about DIY enthusiasts who have, despite the warnings, ignored safety advice and sustained serious injury as a result. The statistics for injury as a result of DIY is simply staggering. Fatalities are not uncommon and occur even more frequently…

Four unseen home improvements that will make a huge difference

Four unseen home improvements that will make a huge difference

People always use the spring and summer months to do improvements in their home. The weather is warmer so you can have the windows open while you re-paint the living room; there’s little rain, so you can install that water fountain you’ve been meaning to…

Clever Ideas for Creating a Low-Maintenance Home

Clever Ideas for Creating a Low-Maintenance Home

If you want to renovate, redecorate or even build your home from scratch, it’s natural that you’ll need it to suit your needs. One of the things that a lot of people wish for is a home that doesn’t take a lot of looking after.…

5 Small Often Overlooked Home Interior Finishing Tips 

5 Small Often Overlooked Home Interior Finishing Tips 

Most people who remodel their homes focus on the big details: counter top finishes, paint colors, dimensions of rooms. But it’s actually small interior finishing touches that can make a room really stand out. Here are five that make the biggest difference and often are…

3 Most Commonly Overlooked Aspects of Interior Design

3 Most Commonly Overlooked Aspects of Interior Design

When we redecorate our homes we try to consider everything, right down to what we think is the last detail. But after exhausting all of our energies picking furniture and colour schemes, many of us neglect to pay as much attention to the final touches.…