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Apr

7 DIY Jobs every homeowner should know

Posted on 5th April 2017  |   Add a comment

7 DIY Jobs every homeowner should know

Did you know that it was National DIY Day last Saturday? How many of you took this opportunity to hone your DIY skills...?  It just so happens that this date coincides with April Fool’s Day, and there’s plenty of us who have been left feeling like a fool with our DIY attempts around the home.  When it comes to general...

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15

Mar

7 Northern Ireland kitchens you will want to cook in

Posted on 15th March 2017  |   Add a comment

7 Northern Ireland kitchens you will want to cook in

It’s often said that the kitchen is the heart of the home.  From breakfast, lunch and dinner, to making snacks throughout the day, or cooking and baking with family and friends, the kitchen is perhaps the most popular room in any home.  From open plan kitchen, dining spaces and contemporary kitchen designs, to rustic, country kitchens, we all have our...

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15

Mar

5 Kitchen storage hacks to make your life easier

Posted on 15th March 2017  |   Add a comment

5 Kitchen storage hacks to make your life easier

Why is it that no matter how many cupboards, drawers, wardrobes, tins and storage boxes we have, we always seem to be lacking storage space? There just never seems to be enough storage space in the kitchen. As well as this, it can be almost impossible at times to get your hands on things, whether it be that mixing bowl or...

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24

Feb

11 Easy tips to upcycling furniture in your home

Posted on 24th February 2017  |   Add a comment

11 Easy tips to upcycling furniture in your home

Upcycling furniture is a great way of taking unused and unloved items of furniture and making them look like new. It is also a great way of making old furniture compliment your new interior décor, while allowing you to save money in the process. There are so many ways you can upcycle furniture, some can take more time than others,...

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8

Feb

Are you Unaware Of Hidden Health Hazards Of DIY

Posted on 8th February 2017  |   Add a comment

Are you Unaware Of Hidden Health Hazards Of DIY

Taking on a DIY project is a key element of house owning heritage. For hundreds of years we have painted our own bedrooms, built our own beds, drilled our own holes and, inevitably, made our own mistakes. But how hazardous are these home improvement endeavours? According to new research we’re completely unaware of the health risks involved when taking on a...

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8

Jul

Make the Most of your Home Office

Posted on 8th July 2016  |   Add a comment

Make the Most of your Home Office

Are you one of the lucky people who have a job working from home? Have you got a spare room or dark dull office space which is in need of a of bit TLC? Check out our top 10 home office ideas, perfect for your personal home work station.    1. Make a statement and be bold!Bright colours, striking patterns and mixed fabrics make...

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21

Jun

10 Dazzling DIY Ideas for Your Garden Furniture

Posted on 21st June 2016  |   Add a comment

10 Dazzling DIY Ideas for Your Garden Furniture

    Brighten up your back garden with our top 10 DIY furniture ideas! With a few spare tyres, planks of wood and fabric - give your garden a brand new look!     1. Changing your car tyres in the near future? Do not throw away the old ones. Give them a new lease of life and transform them into a unique garden seat or...

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14

Jun

Propertynews.com's Top 10 Home Hacks

Posted on 14th June 2016  |   Add a comment

Propertynews.com's Top 10 Home Hacks

    Staying in this summer? Make the most of your home with our top 10 DIY hacks!     1. Too many books and nowhere to put them? Check out these quirky bookshelves. 2. Use an old picture frame as a Memo Board! 3. Wall baskets can be used to store your towels in the bathroom or use an old wine rack from the kitchen. 4. Hide...

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10

Nov

Don't cut corners for greenhouse guests

Posted on 10th November 2015  |   Add a comment

Don't cut corners for greenhouse guests

It's not often I feel virtuous. It is, anyway, an irritating trait. However, while washing the glass of the greenhouse windows, I felt surprised that I could be doing the kind of task that your eye usually skims over when viewing your jobs for the week. It's been changeover time in the greenhouse with summer stuff hauled out and winter stuff...

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27

Jul

Lit it Grow

Posted on 27th July 2015  |   Add a comment

Lit it Grow

As the school holidays begin, Hannah Stephenson looks at some green-fingered fun for kids and chooses some accessories to help them along the way School's out for summer - but while some parents have every day meticulously planned with activities and time away, others are having 'staycations' and trying to coax their children into the garden. Your outside space can be a...

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