Articles Written By: James Rogers

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Solar Panels

Intro Money Savings Types of Solar Panels Grants Available Intro With long winter nights and the usual cloud cover over Ireland many think that solar panels are not suited to work properly with the Irish Climate. However, did you know that the amount of solar…

Under Floor Heating

  What is it? Under-floor heating has become a very popular with self-builders over the past few years mostly because it can be very cost effectively install in new builds as floors and walls don't have to be uprooted. It is an efficient home heating…

Painting Doors & Windows

  Materials Needed Surface Preparation Getting a Smooth Surface Paints & Stains Paints Woodcare So where to start? Painting Sash Windows Painting Casement Windows   Materials Needed For your paint job you will need; a scraper, shavehook, glasspaper, brushes, hot air gun and of course…

Happy with Herbs

  The great thing about Herbs is that they can be grown practically anywhere in the garden, but best in the sun. If grown in free draining soil, they will reward you with a delightful display of aromatic and colourful foliage. Little wonder that more…

Extending Your Kitchen

  At Nolan's Kitchens, we understand the challenges you face when extending your home and we thought it would be useful to provide a a quick guide of things you should consider to help you on your way. Step 1: General Structure / Basic Layout…

Trees for a Small Garden

  The paperbark maple (Acer griseum, height to 12m/40ft) is a beautiful small Chinese tree with shining cinnibar-red peeling bark, magical when slivers of bark are backlit by the sun. Birches give a lovely airy effect, the fluttering leaves casting a veil rather than a…

Growing Apple Trees

  Choosing tree shape Apple Varieties Site and soil Planting Training Feeding Apple Trees Picking Weeds, pests and diseases Pruning Winter pruning Summer pruning Unfruitful and neglected trees Re-grafting old trees Fruit thinning Choosing tree shape Tree shape should be chosen to suit the garden.…

Selling Your Overseas Property

  There are two main reasons why your overseas property isn't selling; either it is overpriced or you have chosen an incorrect selling strategy. In order to sell your overseas property you will need the best agent and most importantly, you need to be prepared…
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