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DIY – When to use a Professional

DIY – When to use a Professional

Maintaining your home can be great fun, part of the challenge is learning DIY skills and creating the home to suit your lifestyle and needs. Most people find gardening, decorating, painting and minor jobs around the home are fairly easy to carry out, when they have the time. It’s always important to make distinctions between the DIY jobs you can do for yourself and tasks when professional help needs to be called. DIY vs Professional Jobs One of the first…

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Home Renovations at your Own Pace with Flexible Skip Hire

Home Renovations at your Own Pace with Flexible Skip Hire

Renovating your home can be a challenging task, often with strict deadlines for the return of hired equipment, adding additional pressure. This not only makes the renovation less enjoyable and more a chore than the exciting experience that it should be, it also can affect the quality of the work that you do. Working under pressure, instead of at your own pace, can result in a rushed or unfinished job. it is not uncommon for large scale renovations to run…

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Give you Home a Modern Garden with Composite Decking

Give you Home a Modern Garden with Composite Decking

One of the most cheapest and easiest ways in which to create a modern garden for your home is by using composite decking. This type of decking fuses together reclaimed wood and plastic fibres. It is incredibly low maintenance, strong and long lasting. It also differs to soft and hardwood decking as it does not need to be regularly treated and is resistant to rot, cracks and splinters. These are just some of the many reasons why people choose composite…

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5 Tips for a Pleasant, Low Maintenance Living Space

5 Tips for a Pleasant, Low Maintenance Living Space

Life can be busy, with various commitments like work, family and social life leaving little time for housework. As such, a low-maintenance living space is the ideal solution for creating a pleasant and practical home environment. Here are five tips on how to achieve it:      1. Opt for open-plan living Open-plan living is a great way for all members of the household to engage in different activities concurrently while still being able to interact. It’s nice for someone…

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5 Affordable Ways to Modernise your Home

5 Affordable Ways to Modernise your Home

Modernising your home can be costly, time consuming, and often labour heavy. Creating a contemporary feel to an ageing building with exhausted design, can seem an almost unthinkable concept. However, this does not always have to be the case; there are a number of fantastic options available to make this task effortless, affordable, and enjoyable. Here are five easy, low cost suggestions to create a modern feel in your home: The Minimalist Look One key feature of most modern homes…

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How to get registered as a close protection officer

How to get registered as a close protection officer

A close protection officer is a bodyguard who protects people of high rank or affluent people from the risk of assassination, abduction, physical attack. They are also called as personal protection specialists.  The life of the Head of the state, politicians, Members of the royal family is under constant threat. So is the need for executive protection agents to save them.  To work as a close protection officer, you may need a license from a Security industry authority. What are…

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5 Benefits of Installing Porcelain Tiles

5 Benefits of Installing Porcelain Tiles

Porcelain is often considered a delicate material, suitable only for delicate crockery. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. Innovations in porcelain technology mean that it can now be produced in thick slabs, making it an attractive, simple to install, easy-care and tough flooring option for both indoor and outdoor use. While there are many reasons to choose porcelain tiles for your home or business, here are a few of the key benefits. Low maintenance Unlike most other paving…

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Do you need a licence or permission to hire a skip?

Do you need a licence or permission to hire a skip?

It’s time for a clear out, or possibly a renovation, and the easiest way to get rubbish taken away without a dozen trips to the tip, is to hire a skip. However, many people are confused about whether you need to get a licence or ask for special permission in order to hire a skip. Will it be left on public property? If your home is facing a public road, and you want the skip to be placed on the…

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Cactus decorations | How to create a desert garden

Cactus decorations | How to create a desert garden

Cactus are slow growing and survive with little water. These are perfect for decorating indoor spaces and also would make a great gift. There are a lot of versions, you can even put them on the wall! If you don’t want to have real plants, you can give a try to this DIY project: