Home and Living

How to Choose the Best Windows for Your Home

 

Windows are like the eyes of the house, and let’s admit it a house with no windows doesn’t exactly look lovely now. From new or replacement, to double glazing windows and awning windows, we’ll cover it all for you, chap. Choosing the right window is one thing, but choosing the window that best window that…

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10 wonderful kitchen worktop ideas that gives the WOW factor

 

The countertop is the flat and firm surface of other combined objects. The kitchen countertop meanwhile is the top portion of the whole cabinet that is fitted together and most of the time it will be a continuous thing. Based on the house measurements and your consideration, the countertop will be made. Today we will…

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Why some Historic Buildings have Bricked Up Windows

 

Have you ever seen an historic building that appears to have one or more of the window openings bricked / blocked up? These are usually neat in how they appear, rendered over neatly as opposed to breeze blocks with untidy mortar joints, though nonetheless quite evident that within the original build of the house there…

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Christopher Walkey

What are the Reasons to Replace a Garage Door?

 

Being a homeowner means you are responsible for the maintenance of your home. Therefore, from time to time, you need to have some areas/parts of your home replaced or repaired when they wear out. Also, you might have to change the overall outlook of your home’s interior and exterior space, and that’s okay. Like any…

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5 Basics of Roof Restoration

 

Introduction Roof Restoration is the process of restoring a roof to its original, safe condition. One can fix the top by replacing the roofing material or repairing damage from leaks and other incidents. It can be used to extend the life of a roof or as an alternative to removal. Home warranty plans come in…

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Dampness in Your Property and How to Treat it

 

A worrying site for buyers and certainly a concern too for homeowners / tenants will be the appearance of dampness. Sometimes we can confuse dampness with more pressing concerns such as leaks (roofing / water pipes) or accidental spillage such as tea spilt on the floor above and leaked through to ceiling below. Dampness is…

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Christopher Walkey

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Common Plumbing Issues with Quick Fixes

 

When we suddenly get a plumbing issue at home it can be very stressful and it is highly likely we are going to have to call upon the services of a plumber or even have to use the emergency plumber option – Both are expensive and if we try to put off any plumbing issues…

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Prevent muscle fatigue with ergonomic standing desk

 

It’s a graceful day! Your new standing desk, sit stand desk, or an ergonomic stool from Oplan has arrived, and you’re ready to ditch your sedentary work routine and get the health advantages of standup work. You may buy desk chairs online from UX Office along with corner desks or grey desk chairs. Nevertheless, before…

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Making Your Bathroom More Saleable

 

When you are selling your home, you will often find that it is the kitchen and bathroom that potential buyers want to see first. This is because the kitchen is the heart of the home and the bathroom is one of those places where people want to be able to relax in pleasant surroundings. Of…

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5 Vital Aspects To Keep In Mind When Upgrading Your Home’s Interior

 

There are a few key things to keep in mind when upgrading the interior of your home. First, consider the purpose of the upgrade. Are you looking to improve the function of your home or simply update its style? Once you’ve decided on the purpose of your upgrade, it’s time to start planning. When it…

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Purchasing a Property with a Graveyard

 

Purchasing a property with a graveyard is a somewhat unique occurrence and for many will raise concerns. Not only will be the respect for the once living that must be taken in to consideration, it will also raise concerns to ownership of the land (and individual burial plots / tomb stones) plus any visitors rights…

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5 Moving Expenses You Didn’t Know You Needed to Budget For

 

When moving home, there is a specific expectation that it won’t be cheap. There are costs associated with moving home, but it can be easy for first-time buyers to overlook some crucial aspects of the home with all the excitement of finally getting the keys. On average, moving home in the UK can cost around…

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When to plant fruits and vegetables in your garden

 

I got the idea for this article after spending the afternoon in our garden greenhouse and raised bed areas, which are a relatively new addition thus seeing us planting seeds for the first time this year.  As with any new gardener I am keen to see the fruits (or vegetables) of my labour and I…

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Christopher Walkey

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How do I move / remove a Lamppost outside my Property?

 

For many people lampposts can be both unsightly and annoying. Most streets and roads of the UK will have a line of lampposts each side to illuminate the road and walkways,  street lights with a height of 5-6m on a residential estate roads and 8-12m on main traffic routes. Many are being converted over to…

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How to help out hoarders

How much does Hoarding Effect your Property Value?

 

There’s hoarding and then there’s hoarding! I am sure many of us are guilty of some kind of hoarding, it is not uncommon that we attach ourselves to certain items and are likely to store / reserve them instead of throwing them away. Many times, what we hoard we do not actually go on to…

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Christopher Walkey