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How to pet-proof your home

With a whopping 46% of all households in the UK owning a pet, its official, we’re a nation of animal lovers. Our furry friends provide us with an endless supply of love and affection, they’re always ready for a cuddle when we’re feeling down in the dumps and they’ve even…

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Clever ways to insulate your house

Although Spring is officially here, the nights are still chilly which means that unfortunately, it’s not quite time to turn off the heating just yet. The great news is that you may be able to get away with turning the thermostat down a notch or two with these clever ways…

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Why should I choose plantation shutters for my house?

Window dressings are a great way of adding something extra special to a room. Whether it’s a lounge, kitchen, study, dining area, bedroom or even bathroom, plantation shutters make a great alternative to traditional curtains and blinds. What are plantation shutters? Plantation shutters provide a stylish and sophisticated alternative to…

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The benefits of solid shutters

Shutters provide a great alternative to curtains and blinds. As well as looking great, they also add a unique twist to any room. Solid shutters in particular are a great feature. They date back almost 200 years and were originally very popular in the Victorian and Regency periods (https://www.britainexpress.com/History/regency/regency-architecture.htm). Made from…

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The Pantry is making a comeback

We all know that if we are selling a home, it should be clean, bright and vanilla.  Even Laurence Llewelyn Bowen (http://www.llb.co.uk/) renowned for his bright and bold patterns and colours, had to paint his glamorous country house vanilla in order to sell it. We also know that kitchens and bathrooms sell…

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Let in the Light!

Oh what a drab time of year it is, but also my favourite! Yes, getting up in the mornings with just the tiniest chink of light creeping over the horizon can be gloomy. Yes, the trees are bare and the weather is, well, typically British, which is to say you…

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What season is it again…?

2 weeks ago, my youngest son decided to wake up at 5am and turn the TV on full blast. He woke the whole house up. As I staggered grumpily down the stairs to inform my beloved son of the errors of his ways, I took the opportunity to let my…

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New Year Resolutions for your home

Happy New Year! We hope you’ve all had a lovely time over Christmas and had a great celebratory New Year. We’ve decided to focus this week’s blog on that wonderful New Year tradition of making resolutions but with a twist! Many of you no doubt, will have made a few…

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Shutters – The Ultimate Guide

Window Shutters are always a popular solution to beautiful window dressings. They are considered to be the only window treatment considered to add value to a property which even property guru Phil Spencer agrees with - https://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/property/advice/7581573/Phil-Spencer-how-to-add-value-to-your-home.html. Naturally, we passionately believe that window shutters are also a cost-effective and practical window…

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Slow Cooker Autumnal Recipes

After our slow cooker tips and tricks blog last week, we thought we would share with you some of our tried and tested recipes for this week’s blog. If you haven’t yet converted and you’re still sitting on the fence and think it’s too much fuss in the morning, why not try…

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