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What is Rising Damp?

What is Rising Damp?

You have probably heard many damp proofing specialists talk about rising damp but do you understand what it actually is? It can sound quite technical if you’re not an expert in the field but is something that is quite common. Rising damp is caused when water spreads from the ground […]

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How To Paint Acrylic Paintings

How To Paint Acrylic Paintings

Acrylics are a relatively new fine-art medium. The quick drying, plastic-polymer based paint may be seen as varying between watercolor and oils. You can use acrylics to copy the look either. Brush strokes painted in acrylic don’t hold their texture as well as oils and acrylics tend to even out […]

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Appliance Upgrades: A Better Home

Appliance Upgrades: A Better Home

It’s entirely possible for a home to age well. But its appliances don’t stand as good a chance. While vintage has high value, the charm of old styles don’t extend to appliances. Homeowners want their home’s hardware to be top-of-the-line and performing at the highest level available, and at all […]

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How to Shop for Your Contemporary Office Furnishings

How to Shop for Your Contemporary Office Furnishings

When choosing your office furniture, you need to think of a variety of factors including the perceptions of your customers or clients and the comfort of your employees. Here are some tips to follow when choosing the best modern office furnishings. The office is the place where first impressions count […]

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Carpet Tiles: Greener And Cleaner

Carpet Tiles: Greener And Cleaner

Redoing the Floors? Then why not consider using carpet tiles? They’re a far better option than their room-wide counterparts. For starters, they’re incredibly flexible – you can mix up different colours, patterns and styles to create a completely unique look. Secondly, since carpet tiles are modular, they can be installed […]

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Top 5 Most Annoying Objects When Moving House

Top 5 Most Annoying Objects When Moving House

There is a thrill when moving to another location. But packing up your whole house or apartment can be tedious and physically hard work. The stress starts the day you start sorting things out and preparing yourself for the move. You should know that is is wiser to let go […]

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Steps in Doing a Kitchen Makeover

Steps in Doing a Kitchen Makeover

Once upon a time, revamping your kitchen would mean spending a great deal of money. These days, it doesn’t have to. You don’t have to rip your kitchen out and replace it with new – unless you want to of course – all you need is paint and know-how. To […]

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Upcycled Wooden Pallets

Upcycled Wooden Pallets

Looking at the plethora of expensive pieces of wooden furniture and home decor items which are on the market at the moment it would be easy to think that you need to spend a fortune to get the designer look for your home. In fact this simply isn’t true; there […]

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Garage Door Maintenance Checklist

Garage Door Maintenance Checklist

Every part of the house is considered important and expensive. A lot of people believe that the more expensive the material or the object the better the quality is and the longer it survives from everyday use. But as far as practicality is concerned, any object will last long if […]

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Are You Eligible For A Disabled Homeowner’s Grant?

Are You Eligible For A Disabled Homeowner’s Grant?

If you’re a disabled homeowner, you likely face challenges in navigating your home and in the general upkeep of your property. If you meet certain requirements, however, there may be grant assistance available for you. The federal government and private agencies offer several grant programs to make your home more […]

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