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How To Keep The Neighbours Happy With Shutters

It’s always nice to get on with those living around you. There tends to be an unwritten rule and mutual respect in neighbourhoods regarding noise levels. It’s basic common courtesy to make sure that loud activities are carried out at sociable hours, however this is made extremely hard when living in a neighbourhood as people [...]
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Blinds vs Curtains: The Pros and Cons of Window Furnishings

When it comes to redecorating a room, one of the big challenges is which window treatments to go for. There are a huge number of options out there but the question effectively comes down to do you want blinds or curtains. The answer depends a lot upon what you want to use the room for. [...]
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How To Make Your Own Set Of Roman Blinds

Roman blinds can be a beautiful addition to any home, and whether you want to personalize your window accents or just trying to save some money, you can make your own Roman blinds and become the envy of all your friends and neighbours. Making a set of Roman blinds really isn’t as difficult as it [...]
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How To Install Your Own Curtain Rails Like An Expert

When you install curtains in your home, you will find that you can drastically upgrade the way that the home looks with very little work. This will not take long and it will not be difficult. It will, however, make everything in the home look elegant and comfortable. You can use these to hide old [...]
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How to Brighten Up Dark Rooms

Most people would love for their houses to look like the gorgeous rooms in magazines and on TV, but they probably don’t have a house purpose-built to make the most of the sunlight in the area or the time and money to get an expensive interior designer to help them make the most of what [...]
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Choosing the Right Door for Your Home

If you want to make the most of your home, inside and out, you need to choose the right doors. If the door doesn’t match your interior, or isn’t strong enough for its intended purpose, you might find yourself having to invest in new doors shortly down the line – an entirely unnecessary expense especially [...]
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Taking Care of Double Glazing

Double glazing is a great investment. The benefits of quality double glazed windows are numerous. Not only does double glazing reduce your carbon footprint, and save you money on heating bills, it also makes your home more comfortable, and has a noise reducing effect. There are many initiatives promoting double glazed windows. Nottingham council ran [...]
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Door Replacement Doesn’t Require a Degree in Rocket Science

Do you dream of replacing your old, banged-up door with a lovely new model?  Today’s exterior doors include a variety of inviting features like between-the-glass mini-blinds and decorative glass in an amazing number of patterns.  If you’ve been putting up with a cracked wooden door that’s been hanging in your entryway for years, a steel [...]
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Caring for the Surfaces of Your Home

The surfaces of homes and businesses are what guests and clients see when they enter the space. Dirty or dull surfaces can under whelm clients and make guests uncomfortable. They can also be unhealthy for people living in homes and working in businesses. Therefore, it is very important not to only clean surfaces, but to [...]
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Choosing the Best Bay Window Treatments

Bay windows invite a lot of natural light into the room, and stylistically, they have a lot to offer in terms of design. Because they are so wide and open though, there are a lot of options that might leave you confused with how to proceed. It can be hard to find what works best [...]