Category Archives: Home, Decorating and DIY

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If you live in a house with a chimney, you’ll be taking advantage of this by having a roaring open fire for during those freezing winter evenings, and sooner or later, the chimney will need to be swept. The chimney sweep has been part of the British culture for centuries and you’ll be pleased to know that there are still traditional companies that offer this service, and with that in mind, here is a guide to making the necessary preparations to have your chimney cleaned.

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Originally posted 2018-02-08 18:02:56. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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If your house has a basement, even if it’s just a storage or crawl space, you should probably consider having a sump pump installed.  A sump pump can prevent damage to your home and your belongings in the event of a flood in your basement.  Everything kept in your underground spaces, from furniture to treasured family photos and mementos, are at risk of being damaged or ruined by water if you don’t have a sump pump.  Because of this, sump pump installation should always be considered when you buy a home.

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Originally posted 2015-07-11 03:29:57. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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If you aren’t making any changes to your bathroom, it only makes sense to choose a bath lift instead of a walk-in tub. After all, a bath-lift can be fitted around your current bathtub, while installing a walk-in tub means ripping out and replacing the old one.

 

If you’re renovating the entire bathroom anyway, it might strike you as a good idea to include a walk-in tub as part of the process. If the old tub is going anyway, you might as well, right?

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Originally posted 2018-02-14 13:40:28. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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No doubt, you have noticed the shops putting their Christmas stock out. It is a sure sign that it is time for you to begin your festive shopping, starting with buying a few new decorations. Decorating your Christmas tree has got to be your priority. For most families, it really is the focal point of the home, at Christmas time, so you want to make sure that it looks as good as possible. A nice tree really sets the scene.

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Originally posted 2017-11-08 13:59:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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A neatly trimmed and level hedge can completely transform any outdoor area. Hedges are very much like borders around a page, and to improve the space you will want a tidy hedge. It does not matter if you have a stunning garden complete with a water feature; if the hedges are unkempt, it will bring down the tone of the entire backyard.  It is clear then that your hedges must be maintained in order to keep an attractive outdoor area, but it can be difficult to create level and attractive hedges without the right knowledge. (more…)

Originally posted 2016-06-01 11:16:48. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Awnings provided sufficient shade for any deck or porch. They also help in reducing the heating bill during the summer months by minimizing the contact that the sun has with the exterior of the home. Retractable awnings Montreal help to take the convenience an additional step. Instead of always offering shade, the awnings are able to be retracted so that the level of sun that is shining on the home or deck can be adjusted. You also have the option or either a manual or awning version that allows you to either automatically or manually adjust the amount of sun that is seen.

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Originally posted 2015-07-15 01:38:34. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Entertainment industry has never been as highly appreciated and needed as it is today. As the Internet has spread to almost every household in developing countries, let alone the developed ones, the number of options, packages and possibilities in which you can entertain yourself through technology is literally limitless. So, let’s see what ways of having media-related fun you and your family can enjoy at home.
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Originally posted 2015-06-28 15:52:56. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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At first, carpet might seem like an ideal choice for your conservatory since it provides a warm surface and comes in a wide range of colours. Certainly true, but carpets also come with several drawbacks that are important to consider when you’re flooring the conservatory. Here are just four reasons why you should use natural stone tiles instead. (more…)

Originally posted 2018-02-13 19:31:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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In busy family homes, the one place where you stand half a chance of relaxing and unwinding is your bedroom. If you want to create a haven of luxury and tranquillity in this part of your property, take a look at the following simple but effective design tips.

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Originally posted 2015-01-07 23:21:31. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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What we know as floor insulation, basically speaks for itself and consists of any kind of insulation, which is fitted beneath a floor.

 

• Installing floor insulation will definitely cut down your power bills, and assist in making a home more energy efficient, and even contribute to your home’s longevity

 

And while it is not perfect for all kinds of floor settings, insulation in flooring can make a huge difference. There are currently and have been in the past many different materials used in floor insulation, including layered materials such as reflective aluminium foil to give heat back into a room. Luckily enough nowadays, the quality of insulation is now a lot better than before. (more…)

Originally posted 2018-01-05 14:37:15. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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