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Decorating is the DIY activity most likely to result in an accidental damage claim

Insurance company reveals two thirds of DIY claims caused by decorating disasters

The latest investigation from Admiral home insurance has revealed that decorating is the DIY activity most likely to result in an accidental damage claim, accounting for 65% of the total DIY-related claims.

Analysis of the insurance giant’s data from the last five years1 found decorating took the top spot as the most common type of claim, well ahead of other DIY activities including...

The last 12 months has seen an increase in searches for colourful kitchens

Wren Kitchens reveals colour mistakes to avoid at all costs

Over the past 12 months, there has been an increase in searches for colourful kitchens, with ‘black kitchens’ leading on a 128% increase and ‘green kitchens’ following close behind at 126%. Although a colourful kitchen can be beautiful, there are many things to consider to ensure you get it right, and one of the most important is colour psychology.

According to the Theory of Colour...

Half of Brits are making home improvements this year

43% Brits set to upgrade Garden following home improvement

2021 is set to be a year of transformations for British homes, with more than half of Brits (59%) claiming they will be making home improvements, with the average spend at £6,531 per household. Decorating is revealed as the top home improvement (69%), with grey being named as 2021’s colour of choice, followed by cream and blue, according to new research by Attic Self Storage .

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8 simple and speedy home-improvement projects for time-poor homeowners

These quick fixes will take you a tenner and an afternoon, says Luke Rix-Standing.

Home improvements always look so simple on TV.

A few shots of an open toolbox, a montage of loud banging, and in just under 60 minutes (or 47 without ads), a perfectly fashioned walk-in closet has materialised where there used to be a wall.

Unfortunately in real life, for those of us...