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Thrifty Tips For Furnishing Your Home

 

When you move to a new house, you spend an awful lot of money. It’s not just the cost of packing the boxes, it’s hiring the movers, hiring cleaners to do thoroughly clean the house, it’s the deposit and first month of rent if you’re renting – the list goes on. A house move is not a cheap endeavour and if you’re moving to an unfurnished property, you face the bigger challenge of finding the money to furnish the house. Read more


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Add A Little Green To Your Life With An Indoor Garden

 

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If you packed off and moved to the urban jungle you can sometimes be left a little starved of green.  Whilst it is brilliant living at the heart of the action with your finger on the pulse and a social life to make all your friends jealous, you might be missing out on something special.  A little piece of earth to call your own.

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Turning Your New House Into Your Dream Property

 

It’s always exciting to put pen to paper, grab the keys, and move into a new home. However, it’s very rarely the case that we’re able to move in and be more or less completely happy with what we’ve bought. And that makes sense, because it’s unlikely that the previous owners were capable of knowing what our dream home would be! In many ways, getting the keys is just the first of many steps to getting the property we want. Before then, we have to eradicate problems and find out what we’re going to change the home to – and how we’re going to do it. But don’t worry – the dream house will materialise eventually! Read more


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With Spring Around The Corner, It’s Time To Get Fresh!

 

Spring is in the air… everywhere you look around? Okay, not entirely. But it won’t be long! Already, spring flowers are cropping up. The cold weather is lifting. A little… The point is, spring will be here before we know it! So, it’s that time when you need to start thinking about shuffling your home for the seasons. Spring is the time for rebirth and starting again after a long cold winter. That’s why it’s the perfect time to spruce your home and garden.

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Finding Your Forever Home

 

There will be one house that you will consider as your forever home. If you’re not there yet, you’ll get there eventually; it is the house that you know you will never leave. This can be quite the disenchanting thought for those who don’t think they’ve gotten to that stage yet, but it could just be that you haven’t fallen in love enough with your home to warrant such a strong emotion. Read more


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Top Tips on Reducing Your Household Expenses

 

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It can be hard managing household costs, along with all the other responsibilities we have in life. No one loves to pay the bills, but there are many efficient ways to cut down on your overall household expenses. You just have to know the shortcuts. Read on if you want to find out how to cut the costs and have more cash saved for that rainy day.

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Things to keep in mind when hiring landscape contractors

 

Things to keep in mind when hiring landscape contractors
There is a fair amount of misunderstanding going around when it comes to landscape contractors. A lot depends on the scale of their business or their particular field of expertise. This is why it can sometimes be challenging or frustrating to hire just the right people you need. Below are some tips that can facilitate this process.
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How to get the most inexpensive furniture for your home

How to get the most inexpensive furniture for your home

If you’re on a tight budget, furnishing your new or existing home need not be expensive. With some clever hunting and creativity you can turn any piece of furniture into something you will be proud of to create the kind of living space that suits your own personal style. Read more


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Why Your Garden Isn’t Looking Up To Par (And What To Do About It!)

 

We all try to make our garden look as fantastic as possible. After all, we want to ensure it looks fantastic for our family. And for when guests come over for garden parties. But a lot of us make errors when it comes to our yard. And then we live with regret when our garden looks below par. Here are some reasons why your garden isn’t looking up to par and what to do about it. Read more


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Who Said Building Work Was The Only Way To Make Your Small Home Bigger?

 

The struggle of fitting everything into our home is something we’ve all experienced. It’s always difficult, no matter the size of your home. Like fish, we expand to the space we live in and fill it with ease! Even so, it can be even harder to fit everything into a small home. When you’re working with limited space, it can be a challenge to find places for everything. Are you living in a cluttered space? Have you had enough of returning to an overloaded home? Here are a few ways you can make a small home work for you! Read more


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