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Why Recycle?

  Why recycle? Recycling reduces the demand for raw materials. By recovering materials from old products we are removing or reducing the need to extract yet more raw materials from the earth. This is important because the vast majority of resources that we use in…

Bathe in Glory

  Bathroom designs are not to be taken lightly. This is not only a costly undertaking, but it is also one that your family and visitors to your home will use on a very regular basis, so it's vital that you get it right. This…

Bed Bugs Bite

  Dust mite sensitivity is one of the most common allergies and we sleep with lots of mites for company every night. It's the protein in their droppings to which allergy sufferers react. The droppings are so tiny, they can easily be inhaled. When you…

Dining Room Chic

  Is your dining room formal or informal, a separate room or part of the kitchen or living areas, this room should always be planned around a table and chairs. Your dining room should be inviting and comfortable-a place where people wish to linger, even…

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…

Maximum Trend, Minimum Spend

  You managed to squirrel away a deposit; you persuaded someone to give you a mortgage; you trekked around tirelessly until you found the perfect property; and you have finally moved lock, stock and barrel into this place that you now call home. So what…

Plums & Cherries

  Site and soil Varieties Training and Pruning Feeding Thinning and Picking Weeds, Pests and Diseases Site and soil Plums and cherries are closely related, have similar requirements and similar problems. Both kinds flower early; plums a little early before cherries. This means that they…

Tax Relief for Tenants

  Please note: In Budget 2011 it was announced that Tax relief for tenants of private rented housing will be phased out over 8 years. This is the same timeline as was previously announced for Mortgage Interest Relief. If you live in private rented accommodation…
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Rental Guide

Rental Guide

  A Guide to renting for renters! Finding a place to rent Be Picky Negotiate your Rent Contract & Legal Issues Deposits The Landlords Right of Entry Insure your belongings If disputes arise If the Landlord wants you to leave We all know buying a…
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