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Make Sure You are Doing DIY the Right Way

We love home DIY. It is a fantastic way of improving your home and keeping costs low. Or, even just making repairs that need doing. Either way there is nothing wrong with getting out the toolkit and getting down to business. Or is there?

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Choosing the Right Wood for a Home Project

Whether you’re designing a new set of patio furniture or redoing your kitchen cabinets, choosing the right wood for a home project is essential to your project’s success.

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Landscaping 101: A Short Guide to Pathway Lighting

Any gardening aficionado knows: pathway lighting is one of the most important landscape lightings to install. Beyond creating a scenic walkway or path towards your home, it also increases home security and wayfinding, allowing for easy and safe walking at night.

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How to Make Your Home Wheelchair Friendly [Infographic]

KD Smart Chair, manufacturer of power wheelchairs, has recently released an infographic that visualizes the important factors for making your home wheelchair accessible.

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4 Things that Can Add Comfort and Function to Your Home

Keeping the home environment comfortable requires a combination of climate monitoring, proper placement and configuration of furniture and appliances, and adequate control over entertainment systems and electrical utilities in the home. The modern world has brought the advent of “smart homes,” which are outfitted with a variety of high-tech gadgets and appliances.

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When Is a Wall Mural a Good Choice for the Home?

Wall murals are a quick and affordable way to revitalise a plain room with minimal effort, adding a flash of individuality to your home. So when is a wall mural a good choice?

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Using Basement Windows to Solve Basement Problems

Here we look at the issues associated with basement spaces and how a simple basement window can solves many of the problems associated with using the basement area as additional living space.

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A Guide to Insulation – Basics and Precautions Everyone Should Know about

Learn about the basics and precautions of installing home insulation.

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National Smart Meter Awareness

A new infographic released from Smart Energy GB shows that a majority of people who have one find them accurate, with 76% trusting the information that they give as opposed to 57% who think the old system does a good job.

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The Motorized Blind: The Money Saving Machine?

The motorized blind and money-saving are two phrases which you’ve probably not heard in the same sentence ever before. Most people assume that these devices cost an absolute fortune to install and are generally reserved for the filthy rich.

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