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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 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”

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The Benefits of Artificial Grass for Playgrounds & Recreational Areas

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Artificial grass offers a safer environment for children’s playgrounds and recreational areas compared to real grass. It can be customised according to your preference in its colour, quality, and durability and should last you for many years.

There are so many benefits of using artificial grass in a children’s play area and it can serve a multitude of purposes of which we are going to cover here: Continue reading “The Benefits of Artificial Grass for Playgrounds & Recreational Areas”

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Great Reasons To Invest In Insurance

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During our adult lives, things will become a little more complex than they were when we were in our teens. As we grow up and buy things like a house and a car, it is important for us to also think about insuring our possessions, insuring ourselves and our health too. Today we are going to look at some of the reasons why you should invest in insurance this year. Continue reading “Great Reasons To Invest In Insurance”

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Tell-Tale Signs that it is Time for you to Move Home

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Making the decision to move house can be a tough one. At times you may feel as though you just can’t bring yourself to leave the home you have now, but on the flip side, you know that you need a bigger space for both you and the family. Continue reading “Tell-Tale Signs that it is Time for you to Move Home”