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Fast locksmiths services

Locksmiths have come a long way since their early beginnings. Locksmiths are able to provide you with a number of different services, many of which are unique. If you've never used a locksmith before it can seem quite intimidating, especially if you don't know where to start looking. Luckily, you can find one that will be able to help you with just about any type of lock that you may encounter. Here is a quick look at some of the more common services that you can find offered by a locksmith if you live in London.

Deadbolts are perhaps the most common kind of lock that is used...

Things to keep in mind while buying furniture for your new home

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Fri, 10/22/2021 - 6:08am

Furniture selection for some people is easy, while others find it a hassle to choose the right furniture that goes with the theme, style, need, and budget. Sometimes it is difficult, or people are overwhelmed due to various options and make the wrong choice. Few points below to keep in mind while buying furniture for your new house are given for you.

Home size

The size of your home matters a lot when you are buying new furniture. Sometimes your table would be too small or too big for your place. Having a basic idea about the style you want to go, you can buy furniture that will...

Go Green! How to Make Our Homes More Sustainable

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Mon, 10/18/2021 - 6:07am

With the threats of climate change and environmental decline looming ever present, there's only one thing to do; go green! Read on for green home tips.

How to entice house guests with a comfortable abode

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Thu, 10/14/2021 - 7:42am

Some homeowners tend to get embarrassed about the state of their homes — specifically when it comes to house guests. While many people would be happy to make significant improvements, the fact that they can be expensive discourages homeowners from taking the plunge.

Thankfully, just because it has to do with improving your home doesn’t mean that it has to be expensive. There are ways to entice house guests without necessarily paying exorbitant amounts to get the job done. Here are some of the best ways to push for an accommodating and comfortable house.

Making a small...

New partnership between Places for People and ilke Homes to create 165 new homes at Exmouth Junction, Exeter

A new development of 165 homes is being proposed as Places for People and ilke Homes announce they have entered into their second site partnership to deliver new homes on vacant land at the former Exmouth Junction, Exeter.

ilke Homes and Places for People have submitted a planning application for new homes to Exeter City Council and are working together to set a new standard for development in the city and provide affordable homes in this prime location. The homes, which will be constructed largely using modern methods of construction, will provide much-needed affordable homes...

A beginner's guide to tiling 

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Thu, 09/30/2021 - 6:09am

Choosing the right tile can make or break the aesthetic of your home, it is the cherry on top of any interior design project. Tiling can drastically spruce up lackluster floors and boring walls, that are currently a far cry from what you envisioned. Tiles not only add just a splash of color but character and texture as well. With the large variety of tiles to choose from, there is definitely something for you. It may seem like a complex task to start especially if you are not sure how to begin, but this comprehensive guide will help you kickstart the preparation process.

Choosing the...

How to maximise the space in your child’s bedroom

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Sun, 09/26/2021 - 10:18am

Whether your children are growing up, or you’re planning on welcoming a new addition to the family, making the most out of your child’s bedroom space can be difficult to achieve. With a mixture of toys, junk, storage and cupboards taking over the space it’s difficult to know how one child sleeps comfortably in there, let alone any more!

As your child grows, they’re going to need more space but just because their room is a little cosy, it doesn’t mean they have to miss out on relaxing, playing and enjoying their own personal space. In this post, we'll explore how to maximise the...

6 things to consider before renting your property on Airbnb

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Wed, 09/22/2021 - 12:40pm

The demand for Airbnb’s has greatly increased in the UK. People who would like to try their hand at hosting visitors and earning some extra income in the process are making for a growing market. Before you jump into this, here are some things to consider:

Develop your property's online presence

When it comes to promoting your Airbnb property, you want to start with a strong online profile. A potential guest will ask questions and look up reviews about properties they're considering staying at. You should make sure that every detail of your apartment is well presented to...

Footing the cost? Cost per square foot of property in Exeter area rises to 8% higher than the UK national average

Exeter’s rocketing property prices have seen the average cost of one square foot of property in the city and nearby areas climb to £305, according to new data from Zoopla . That’s 8% higher than the UK national average, which currently stands at £282 per square foot.

The data examined property prices in Exeter, East Devon and Mid Devon and reveals that in Mid Devon, the average cost of property per sq ft is £277. In Exeter, the price rises to £312 per sq ft, while climbing even further in East Devon to £326 per sq ft.

While East Devon’s prices are the highest across...

What is MDF and how to use it

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Mon, 09/20/2021 - 7:36am

MDF is a great construction product because it's relatively inexpensive, an excellent choice for woodworking, pretty adaptable, and can be used for various applications. But getting the best results from it is all about understanding the product and avoiding some common mistakes. In this article, we will get to know about the working and applications of MDF. Besides this, you'll learn how to use it and where to avoid it.

What is MDF, and how to work with it?

MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) is a synthetic product composed of fine particles of wood compressed under intense...

Reupholstering furniture is the latest trend for homeowners

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Sun, 09/19/2021 - 8:16am

A lot of people like to work on home projects. The latest is reupholstering. Click here to find out more about it.

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