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 Now is the time to consider updating elements of your home office space to prepare for the new season.

How To Make Your Home Office Summer-Ready

With summer quickly approaching, now is the time to consider updating elements of your home office space to prepare for the new season.

Furniture@Work have offered some ways you can enhance the décor in your home office to embody the delightful feeling of summer, as well as tips for how to prepare your workspace for the summer season.

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As the warmer weather beckons, children will spend more time in the garden.

Beware of the hazards lurking in your garden

The great outdoors is a wonderful place to explore with the summer season officially starting on June 21 - but be aware of hidden dangers for young children as they play in the garden.

The experts at GardenBuildingsDirect.co.uk say it’s worthwhile taking a critical eye to assess your outdoor space regularly to identify hazards to keep children safe.

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How To Save Money on Double Glazing

Double glazing can be a considerable investment for homeowners to make, yet installing double glazing can more than pay for itself in just a few years in the amount of energy savings they make.

With the ever-increasing cost of gas and electricity bills , insulating your house makes so much sense and makes it as energy-efficient as possible. Part of that would be to replace single-...

The home trends are set to dominate our homes in the summer months 

These are the top interior trends for summer 2022

Summer is just around the corner and many of us will be looking to incorporate the hottest summer interior trends into our homes over the coming months. To help you stay ahead of the curve, leading carpet and flooring retailer Tapi , has revealed what home trends are set to dominate our homes in the summer months.

1. Japandi Japandi, described as a fusion of Scandinavian...

Agreements you need before Selling your House

Selling your house can be one stressful process. With so many papers to fix, so many meetings to arrange with different people, and other things to consider, you may sometimes lose hope of selling it. Aside from hiring cheap conveyancing solicitors that can help you with plenty of the needed things, what else are you supposed to be looking out for?

Well, in this article, we'll be...

How to Make a Small Room Look Bigger - Designer Tips and Tricks

How many times have you complained that a particular room or your entire house feels too small? Small spaces can be great and more budget-conscious, but they can also be tricky to design, keep organised and feel as though they work for you. But just because you have a small space doesn’t mean you have to move house; instead, why not embrace some designer tips and tricks that can make the...

Tips for Maintaining Your Period Property in the UK

When it comes to the character in a home, period properties throughout the UK are brimming with it. These properties were built before WWI and tend to encompass the Georgian, Edwardian and Victorian ages. They feature beautiful details and are striking to look at, but thanks to their age they do require some pretty regular maintenance and upkeep. Here's a look at some of the steps you may...

A bathroom can be worst for water usage and excessive plastic packaging

Six practical tips to make your bathroom eco-friendly

The bathroom might be one of the smallest rooms in the home but it can be worst for water usage and excessive plastic packaging. Experts share top tips on how to make greener choices to reduce your carbon footprint – and save you money in the long term!

Showers, toilets, baths and bathroom sinks are collectively responsible for more than two-thirds (68%) of a household’s average...

Are you looking for an older apartment to buy? You better be careful

Do you want to buy your own home and do you expect an older apartment to be a suitable solution, whereby you'll save even more? You could be right of course. But also be prepared for numerous risks and negatives.

You'll be searching for an apartment for a long time

Although the peak of the real estate fever in the Czech Republic is likely over, housing demands still outweigh the...

63% of people are currently unsatisfied with their homes

Two in three people are unsatisfied with their homes

In new research released by B&Q today, it’s been revealed that 63% of people are currently unsatisfied with their homes, as their lives change and their homes fail to keep pace. The research, from a new report by the home improvement retailer, revealed that not being up to date with the latest tech, falling short in general décor, or lacking storage space is contributing to the...

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