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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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Slow Cooker Tips and Tricks!

With the evenings now dark before we leave work at 5pm, November can be quite a depressing month especially with the build-up to Christmas getting earlier every year! If you fancy cheering yourself up this November why not invest in a slow cooker? Lakeland have a great range to choose from:…

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Not that time of year AGAIN!

This week I have been suffering from an unusual phenomenon. I’m calling it “Elevens-itis”. Normally I can manage to last from breakfast until 12:30 before my stomach starts to do the Hokey-Cokey but not this week, from 11:15 the gurgling begins.  The clocks have moved back, alas it seems that…

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Close the shutters, its fireworks season

Britain used to be described as “a nation of animal lovers” which I like to think we still are. Yet for one night per year, we seem to forget that passion for purrs in favour of saying oohs and arrhs in some cold, drizzly park or field. Actually that is…

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The War of the Roses!

Autumn is the time of year when I hide the secateurs if my mother is coming to visit!  We are at opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to rose pruning and it is a battle which no side will ever concede. Known in the family as “The War…

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How to Keep Heat from Escaping your Home this Winter

As those 'dog days of summer' give way to winter’s frosty temperatures and blustery wind-chill, your home needs to switch from blocking out the sun to inviting its warmth indoors. While central heating systems are fully capable of circulating balmy air throughout the house, when used constantly, these units drive…

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Autumn Recipes

September has not been too bad weather wise here in the UK, especially down south. We’ve had some gloriously sunshiny days mixed with rain at night. Although the most notable change has been the drop in temperature at night, especially when the sun disappears leaving a definite chill in the…

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Senior Friendly Renovations

For those who are in their mid-40s to 50s, we live in a worrying age. On the one hand we have the boomerang children syndrome, on the other our aging parents are now in their golden years and are looking to the future, preferring the idea of moving in with…

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