Home Improvements

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Building a House from Antarctica

My wife and I have had the dream of building our own home for several years.  We have been living a... Read More
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Top Tips For Finding a Plot of Land

Potton’s Marketing Manager, Fae Perkins, offers some advice on how to find that all-important building... Read More
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All about Kutchenhaus

Kutchenhaus has been supplying kitchens throughout the UK since 2004. We are owned by Nobilia in... Read More
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What trend are you following?

Before you get too absorbed in choosing a new kitchen, bedroom or bathroom, there are a couple of... Read More
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The Future of Luxury!

Transcending function! William Holland explains why Copper has liberated bathing from the realm of... Read More
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A spa-like feeling of freshness at the touch of a button

Shower toilets are far from a new idea, in fact they’ve been around for more than 60 years and are... Read More
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IDEAS | MODERN BATHROOM FITTED FURNITURE

Looking for a change? If it’s a modern bathroom you’re after, we have some style ideas for you… Wall... Read More
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How long do you spend cleaning your home?

Vorwerk surveys Brits with surprising results As one of the leading global household appliance... Read More
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Transform Your Home With Lighting

The right lighting is everything. It is key to creating the perfect atmosphere in your home, with the... Read More
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How to use mixed materials in the kitchen

Keep it contemporary with a modern mixture of materials in your kitchen. A great way to add individual... Read More
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Bayan Audio: Specialists in Wireless Sound

Introducing - Silverpoint 1 & 2 In the good old days, you’d run into some major logistical... Read More
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The very best of wood burners from Docherty

A wood burning stove can be a great focal point in your home, creating a warm, cosy atmosphere.... Read More
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The last word in multipurpose from Garden Rooms

Regardless of how large or small your family is, the rule is that they will always grow to fill the... Read More
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Now is the time to plant your Bulbs

Flowering bulbs are a suitable addition of colour to any garden. For adding colour to your spring and... Read More
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Transform your outdoor space with sculpture

Pangea Sculptures, direct from African artisans, can transform your outside space, provide a unique... Read More
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5 Ways To Create A Contemporary Outside Space With Caribbean Blinds

With “attractive spaces for entertaining and relaxing” appearing as the top priority for homeowners in... Read More
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Top Tips For A Low-Maintenance Outside Space With Caribbean Blinds

Low maintenance gardens have become increasingly popular amongst homeowners in recent years. With many... Read More
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Why anti-slip decking is in demand

The use of timber in exterior landscaping projects is now commonplace. Timber decking offers many... Read More
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How to make your GreenRoom ‘greener’

Whilst you may be familiar with the many benefits of using an oak frame, the characteristics of the... Read More
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Transform Your Patio with a Flexible Glass Room

Do you look forward to the spring and summer months so that you can enjoy spending more of your time in... Read More
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THE REVOLUTIONARY LEVITATING BED FROM LEVITAS DESIGN

Creating atmosphere and space in the bedroomIt’s been decades since the bedroom has seen any major... Read More
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Lock out the elements with the INSULUX high performance timber doorsets from JELD-WEN

Front doors are a defining feature of any home and make an all-important first impression on everyone... Read More
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New from Addagrip: Why use a BBA certified product?

Addagrip Terraco Ltd, part of the Terraco Group, will be exhibiting our range of Resin Bound porous... Read More
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Manage your Self Build project with the Self Build Academy

The Self Build Academy® started with four core workshops and seminars, each targeted at different... Read More
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Choose The Tiles That Work For You

An important decision when choosing your tiles is the actual material they are made of and their... Read More
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The very best products for storing your wines at home from EuroCave

Even after 40 years of manufacturing, EuroCave still haven’t given up on creating the very best products... Read More
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Finding Your Focal Point

In interior design, the focal point is the centre of interest in a room and the place that immediately... Read More
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How Artistic Principles Influence Home Design

Art & the Interior: How Artistic Principles Influence Home Design Without the founding principles... Read More
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Should My Builder Manage My Project?

Nicky Bryden, Business Development Director at project management consultancy CLPM, has seen all manner... Read More
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How to Turn Your Bedroom into a Relaxing Sanctuary

At the Painted Furniture Company we understand your bedroom should be a place to relax, unwind and take... Read More
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Has your kitchen designer left you uninspired?

GRAND KITCHEN exhibitors Alpha Interior Designs, will design your kitchen on the day at Grand Designs... Read More
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Kitchen Renovation Tour

The following blog is taken from Patchwork Harmony - Kitchen Renovation Tour Following on from my last... Read More
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How to choose a colour scheme for your home

The colours inside your home are as personal as it gets. Choosing a colour scheme is incredibly... Read More
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ABSTRACT ART IN INTERIOR DESIGN

A large work of original art can capture the mood of the room. If you have a neutral colour palette and... Read More
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Hot Kitchen Trends For 2016

The Station Ashby has been painstakingly created by entrepreneur Steve Housden and his family who wanted... Read More
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How To Make The Most Of A Small Kitchen

The Station Ashby has been painstakingly created by entrepreneur Steve Housden and his family who wanted... Read More
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How to make the most out of your small bathroom

Our homes are getting smaller and small apartments, bedsits and house shares are becoming an... Read More
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Creating the bathroom of the future

When we think of the future we often think of technology, innovation and modernisation. The bathroom of... Read More
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Hot Bathroom Trends

BathEmpire’s Latest Products Feature Hot Bathroom Trends This year, the product development experts at... Read More
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ICF – the concrete choice for true building performance

Jean-Marc Bouvier, UK technical manager for Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) manufacturer NUDURA, talks... Read More
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Design tips to consider for any garden

Our garden design expert Jilayne Rickards, offers a bespoke & professional garden design service... Read More
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Planning to Build the Home of your Dreams?

Make sure you finish on schedule and stay in control Nicky Bryden, Business Development Director at... Read More
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What is the difference between a Chartered Architectural Technologist and an architect?

Are you looking for guidance on whether you need an architectural technologist or architect for your... Read More
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Be wary of sneaky burglars this summer!

Over the summer months, many of us open windows and doors at home to let in some welcome fresh air.... Read More
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To bi-fold or not to bi-fold? That is the question.

A few facts to consider from Designer Range There are those of us blessed with beautiful gardens or... Read More
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A 5 step checklist to assessing a project for renewable

Nearly any property, new build or retrofit, can benefit from renewable technology, whether seeking an... Read More
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The House of the Future

What will our homes look like in 10 years time? Check out our selection of iconic gadgets and... Read More
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The Craft of Fabric Walling

Traditional fabric walling has previously been the domain of luxury furnishings as the opulent... Read More
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What speaker system suits you?

Find the right speaker system to suit you and your home with Orbitsound. With the current myriad of... Read More
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Key Emerging Trends by Crown Tiles

During the Victorian Era, tiles became an expression of Art in the home. Many had geometric designs... Read More

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