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Five easy ways to reduce your heating bill

For the average UK household, our gas and electricity bills set us back a whopping £1,638 a year. While we can’t hide from the fact that we need to turn the heating on when it’s bitterly cold outside, there are a number of simple ways you can lower the cost…

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4 ways to avoid catching a cold this winter

Freezing cold temperatures and darker days are just about manageable but when you’re struck down with yet another cold, it’s enough to make even the cheeriest of us want to pack up and move somewhere warm. Unfortunately, colds are more common in winter because we spend more time cooped up…

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Red flags to look out for when buying a home

Many of us see the New Year as a fresh start so it’s a popular time for potential buyers to start their house hunt. While there are no doubt plenty of things you would love to see in a property (new kitchen, large bedrooms, stylish window shutters and a beautiful…

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Thinking of selling your house? This is what prospective buyers are really looking at

If you’re thinking of putting your house on the market, we bet that you want to get as much money for your property as possible. Adding a conservatory, building a loft conversion, renovating the bathroom and giving the place a fresh lick of paint often feature high on the list…

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How landlords can ensure their properties are easy for tenants to maintain

Being a landlord is a great way to boost your income and extend your property portfolio. When you’re busy managing multiple properties or trying to hold down a full-time job however, the last thing you need is to worry about whether or not your tenants are looking after your home.…

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How to keep your window shutters looking like new

Window shutters have the ability to transform an average room into one that has real wow factor. As with anything in the home however, it’s important to maintain your shutters so that they carry on looking great for many years to come. Below we have revealed five of our top…

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5 benefits of having plantation shutters in the bedroom

If you’re thinking about redecorating your bedroom or adding a few touches to give it the wow factor, plantation shutters may be just what you need. Aside from the fact that they look stunning in any home, below we have highlighted five other reasons why plantation shutters will make a…

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Keeping your home bug-free in the summer

12Most of us love the summer months and while the warmer temperatures, longer evenings and sunny days are great, the heat does unfortunately encourage some unwelcome guests to enter our homes. As very few properties in the UK are fitted with air conditioning, we tend to leave our windows open…

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Why window shutters can help allergy sufferers

Allergy UK has estimated that a whopping 21 million adults across the UK now suffer from at least one allergy. Furthermore, experts say this is a growing problem and that by 2030, the number of cases will have risen to 30 million. Market analyst, Mintel found that the most common…

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How to increase the value of your house

Whether you’re planning on putting your house on the market in the near future or want to hold onto it for as long as possible, chances are that either way, you want to do everything you can to increase its value. From extensions and soft furnishings to window shutters and…

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