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What’s Water Hammer and how do I fix it?

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Even if you don’t know what water hammer is you’ll probably have experienced it at some point in your life. In short it is a noise which sounds very much like hammering and it comes from your pipes. The noise is usually heard when you turn off a faucet. When you do this you’re preventing the water from exiting your...

Making the Most of Your Home Improvement Project

Everyone’s doing it. If you’re not now, you will be soon. Or maybe you have in the past. And if you haven’t tried it yet, you’re in for a wild ride. It’s home renovations. Increasing value to a home is the most important thing you can do for future financial success. Property ownership isn’t just about maintaining anymore. It’s about...

Modern Technology Solutions for Period Properties

For many buyers, period properties are filled with appealing charm and character, and can make wonderful homes. However, they are not without their problems. One area in particular where owners struggle is implementing smart home technology, as installing can pose two big issues: first, the home may require electrical upgrades and second, it needs to be sympathetic and fit...

How to Make a Small Living Room Appear Larger on a Budget

Redecorating small rooms can help them appear larger if certain design rules are followed. Here are our top tips for making a small living room appear larger on a budget. Add extra floor space with legs Add extra floor space to your living room by opting for furniture with legs. For example, choose couches with wooden legs that lifts the seating...

3 Things to Look for and Fix After Buying Your First Home

For many people, buying a first home is a major goal. It’s a milestone that marks financial freedom and stability. However, first-time homebuyers soon learn that while having a home is worthwhile, it usually comes with a lot of work. Homes hold their value well, but they deteriorate over time, and it’s not uncommon for homeowners to constantly have a...

Thinking of Letting Out Your Property? Consider These Things First

This quick guide covers those who are considering renting a flat or house on an assured shorthold tenancy (AST). Many of the tips should equally apply for those in a shared property. However, in some instances, legal rights and responsibilities will vary. This quick guide does not cover tenants where the property is not their principal or only residence,...

5 tips to keep in mind while decorating your new house

So, you finally are a proud homeowner, looking for new ideas to decorate your new house? Well, you have come to the right place! You can outsource the project completely, use one of your local handyman services or get down to get dirty yourselves. Whatever be your choice, the excitement of creating a space of your own is infectious....

5 things to take care of while making your home more accessible

You might be planning ahead for your own life,  have parents in old age or someone else in family using a wheelchair. Whatever be the situation, today, no one needs to be dependent on other people for their special needs. Science and common sense have provided many devices and ways which can help you and your loved ones sustain a...

When Should You Service Your Air Conditioner?

When the temperatures start rising, you want to make sure that you can stay cool and comfortable in your home. After the long winter season it is a good idea to make sure that your system is in top shape before you need it. Spring is the best time to have a full inspection done on your air conditioning unit...

Way to Improve the Design of Your Space and Consider Working with Pros

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When you’re busy living your life, it can sometimes escape you just how important your home actually is. Sure, you remember to handle the basic chores. You clean up your home and you do your best to keep it maintained. But your home is more important than you might think.  You spend a lot of time there (though perhaps...