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How To Hire A Good Home Inspector

A home inspector is essential to the home buying process, so it is very important that you take your time and select the right person for the job. Many people receive recommendations about home inspectors from friends, family members, and real estate professionals, while others use consumer websites like Angie’s List, Yelp, Merchant Circle, Kudzu, [...]
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Peace and Quiet in my Bathroom

I didn’t develop a yen for space-saving bathroom cabinets until I decided to work from home and realized that the only zen I could get between phones ringing, kids demands and household chores was within the privacy of my bathroom. Bathroom Facelift I’ve used the same old bathroom for almost 25 years with nary a [...]
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Eight Tips For Renovating Your Kitchen

If your kitchen is too small or if it is simply not a functional space then you should think about renovating. The kitchen really is one of the most important rooms in the house as you spend the majority of your time there, both preparing meals and spending time with the family. It is usually [...]
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Top Tips For Saving Space At Home

If you have a growing family then you probably feel like you have a shrinking home! Although moving to a bigger house would be great, with ever increasing house prices moving is simply not a possibility for many of us. However there’s no need for you to feel hemmed in by your house. There are [...]
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A Guide to Home Insulation Before Winter Hits

Winter is on its way and the topic of keeping warm without paying too high a price is on everyone’s minds. Added to this the fact that British Gas is expected to increase costs by 20% in the next month and suddenly alternative home insulation ideas don’t sound like a bad idea. Already the Citizens [...]
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The Environmental Benefits of Renovating vs. Building a New Home

As a matter of definition, families tend to grow as time goes by. Nearly all families at some point face small challenges related to providing comfort to all members as new arrivals come. Some of these are relatively small in terms of cost and effort, such as the size of the refrigerator or the amount [...]
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Save Costs at Home with DIY

There are so many things within our homes that need to be effectively maintained. Costly damage, wear and tear and accidental damage to items and possessions within the home, as well as fittings and fixtures, can mean we face expensive repair or replacement bills – and those surprises tend to come at the worst time. [...]
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How to Do Your Own Gutter Maintenance

Here is a simple how to guide on gutter maintenance. It is one of those easy home repairs that many people would like to do themselves but need to take some precautions. Get Your Materials Together First, make a list of all the things you will need: A ladder that reaches above the gutter. A [...]
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How is Solar Power Made?

Solar power is arguably an everyday household name.  The use of the sun’s rays for energy is nothing new or cutting edge, although the methods used for collection and solar power testing are constantly being updated. But have you ever stopped to wonder how it works? How do you turn simple heat that has been [...]
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How to Plan Your Next Kitchen

Fitted kitchens can cost a fortune, and getting them fitted can be quite disruptive. They’re not something you’re going to want to shell out for every couple of years, so it’s important that you get the design right first time. These tips will help you to plan the perfect fitted kitchen. Choose Your Tone Do [...]