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Tips To Add Value To Your Home

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When you’re a homeowner, it’s a top priority to keep your home in as excellent condition as possible. You’ll want to protect your investment and also to have a beautiful living space to enjoy with your family. Adding value to your home means that not only can you potentially create a more luxurious space for yourself, but you can also add value to your property should you wish to sell-up in the future. Continue reading “Tips To Add Value To Your Home”

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3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Sell Your Home When You Move To A New One

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Every family ends up moving house at least once. Usually, you start off in a small place, then more kids come along, and you need to upsize to something bigger. Typically, you will sell your old home when you move into the new one. It seems natural seeing as you won’t live there anymore, so why bother keeping it?!  Continue reading “3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Sell Your Home When You Move To A New One”

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Review | Make My Blinds

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The main thing I have hated about our kitchen diner in the last few years has been how dark it is. We opted for dark flooring, furniture and blinds when we first moved in 8 years ago and it never really crossed my mind that the space would feel so gloomy, I just liked the idea of not having any marks showing up. We brightened the walls up with yellow for the kitchen end and green in the dining end but it never really brought it all to life which is precisely why we decided to start the overhaul back before Christmas with the aim to add storage, update it and brighten the entire room. So, when Make My Blinds contacted me to ask if I’d like to review some from the extensive range online, I couldn’t say no! Continue reading “Review | Make My Blinds”

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3 Easy Ways to Add Value to Your Home

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Our home is often our biggest decision, our biggest expense and the place where we spend most of our time. As such, it makes perfect sense that we would want to invest some of our time and money into it, the challenge can be in deciding how best to do this. For those of us with young families, there is then the thought of the chaos that we would need to manage that can be putting us off starting anything, but fear not as we have got a few ideas for you. Here are our 3 easy ways to add value to your home. Continue reading “3 Easy Ways to Add Value to Your Home”

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3 Environmentally Friendly Ways to Style up Your Home

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We all want to live in stylish and visually appealing homes, and, increasingly, more and more of us are also becoming conscious of our impact on the environment, and mindful of the need to be environmentally responsible.

It turns out, there are plenty of things that you can do to turn your home into your own personal paradise, according to your particular aesthetic preferences, while also being careful to have the lightest possible environmental footprint in the process. Continue reading “3 Environmentally Friendly Ways to Style up Your Home”

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The Top Five Most Expensive Home Repair Jobs and How to Be Prepared for Them

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Owning your own home not only gives you a huge sense of pride and accomplishment, it can also feel like a never-ending money pit of expenses. Even if you’ve bought a newer home, it doesn’t mean that you are free and clear of renovations and repairs, it typically just means you may not have to worry about all of them popping up at once. Just as you would expect, all those big-ticket items in your home have a lifespan, and at that point repairs will be necessary and sometimes even require a full-out replacement. Continue reading “The Top Five Most Expensive Home Repair Jobs and How to Be Prepared for Them”

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How To Spring Clean Cheap And Fast

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Statistics tell us that on average, most people in the UK will spend 11 long hours cleaning their homes for spring. Although it seems for some, it is normal to dedicate entire weeks to the process, with some people looking to create entire transformations in time for the sunnier, fresher weather heading our way. Continue reading “How To Spring Clean Cheap And Fast”