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6 Simple Steps For Improving Your Home On A Budget

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How many times in the last year have you looked at your home and put off doing it up due to lack of funds? How many times have you looked at a home interiors image and considered it to be out of your price range? We’ve all done it and it is easy to see why but I like to think that I can now change things around and achieve exactly what I want and on my own budget plan with a little bit of careful planning and clever shopping. Here are some of my simple steps for improving your home on a budget…

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With the many muddy walks we’ve been on recently, my hallway was starting to look worse for wear and I was getting frustrated with the amount of vacuuming I was doing. As we had recently put down a new front door mat (thanks to the puppy!) I had some offcuts left over which I was keeping hold of because I just knew I could make them come in handy in some way… And that’s exactly how this idea came to mind. Here is how to make a boot brush:

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Picture the scene. It’s another cold winter morning, and you’re struggling to get out of bed because you’re just so cosy. You know you have to get up and face the day but there’s one big hurdle in front of you before you can even think about getting dressed; the dreaded run to the bathroom. Continue reading “Baltic Bathroom? Keep it warm this Winter!”

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So, you’ve been thinking about sprucing your home up for a while, flicking through interior design magazines every night, watching repeats of Grand Designs and browsing through the IKEA website, drooling over the images of stunningly redecorated rooms. The only thing is that’s it’s all just too expensive, with new furniture costing hundreds. Although you may lust after a dreamy new interior, your decorating budget just won’t stretch, and you’ll be stuck with your dated décor forever.

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Roof replacements are one of the most expensive repairs you’ll ever have to do on your house and one that homeowners dread the most. This is why many try to patch here and there, hoping that the whole thing doesn’t come crashing down. But in some cases, there is no way around it and you’ll have to have the roof replaced before things get dangerous. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you may need a new roof ASAP. Continue reading “5 Signs that you May Need a New Roof”

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You might rock that hat, but you do know what you’re doing, don’t you?  

Let’s be honest for a moment, shall we? You may be a pro at changing the lightbulb, and your skills at upcycling your furniture may be second-to-none. Still, there are jobs that you probably shouldn’t take on unless you have the training and qualifications under your belt. So, for your safety and that of everybody in your home, these are the DIY jobs you should probably leave to the professionals.

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