Category Archives: Home Related

02 Feb

Declutter your home

Spring seems a long way off and the weather has been dreadful. Why not spend some time decluttering your home now before the nicer weather comes? There may be some added benefits too – you will have more space, less to clean, less to organise and you can earn money by selling your unwanted possessions

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27 Jan

Protect your family from Carbon Monoxide poisoning

During the winter, most of us become concerned with insulating our homes in order to reduce heating bills and protect ourselves from the cold outdoors. However, with our homes tightly sealed and the heating blazing away, there can be a risk of carbon monoxide exposure. Carbon monoxide gas can’t be seen, tasted or smelt but

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04 Dec

Preparing and maintaining your house during winter

The following are five key home maintenance categories to focus on for winter. 1. Your heating system Have your boiler checked and serviced by a licensed contractor at least once a year, preferably before the heating season begins. Have your chimney checked and serviced by a licensed contractor at least once a year. Have your

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03 Dec

Keep safe during the Christmas period

The UK’s leading accident prevention charity, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), has some useful home safety tips for the festive season, particularly to protect against fire. In December 2013, there were around 2,700 accidental fires in the home in England – more than any other month of the year. Candles were the

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02 Sep

Prepare Your Home For Autumn

The children have gone back to school and there is more of a chill in the air. It won’t be long before the supermarkets are stocking their shelves with Christmas goodies. With Autumn fast approaching, what can you do now to get your home ready for the colder weather? Clean out guttering A build-up of

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28 Jul

Simple steps to make it harder for identity thieves

Identity fraud and theft can cause financial and emotional pain and the effects can last for years. It affects individuals and businesses alike. Although most people know about it, research shows that people and businesses are not aware of or are not taking the steps they could to fully protect themselves. What is identity fraud?

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07 Jun

How to boost the value of your home

Whether you’re looking to increase the value of your property prior to selling, or you’re simply investing in your home to make it a nicer place to live, you might be interested to know that your efforts can add significantly to the value of your property. Financial website This is Money reports on a fascinating

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