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Key Tips on How to Turn Your Kitchen into A Calming Space

Does it ever occur to you what your visitors may think about your kitchen each time you invite them over for a snack? How do you actually feel about how it looks? Does it provide a relaxing and comfort ambiance? Is it more inviting than any of the parts of your house? Whatever the reasons […]

Local Government Association statement issued on cladding tests and fire safety UK

In case missed yesterday, please find the latest Local Government Association statement issued last night on cladding tests and fire safety across the country. The LGA represents 370 councils in England and Wales. Many thanks Greg Burns Deputy Head of News and Internal Communications – ‎Local Government Association IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Local Government Association media […]

DIY Sales down in May 2017

According to the latest ONS data, Retail Sales volumes fell 1.2% and value declined 1.1% in May, worse than the falls expected by City Economists. Following a jump of 2.5% in April, due mainly to the un-seasonably good weather and the timing of the Easter break, the May figures provided a stark contrast. The ONS measurement of the […]

Removing A Bed Bug Infested Mattress From Your Home

DIY can fix things up and keep pests out with a huge amount of success. Dust and dirt can be cleaned away too and prevent certain pests, no problem at all. But what happens when a more persistent pest, bed bugs, infest your home? Bed bugs are notoriously hard to get rid of, and it […]

How to organise your toolbox like a DIY Pro

One of the most common areas that can become cluttered and unorganized in the home are toolboxes due to the number of items that you can hold inside of the container. From drill bits to hammers, there are several types of equipment that are often difficult to find once they begin to accumulate in the […]

Reality Check: Would Brexit create a DIY recession?

The claim: Leaving the European Union would create a year-long recession. Reality Check verdict: The Treasury analysis gives two scenarios, described as “shock” and “severe shock”. Both point to a recession in the short term, but in the case of the lesser “shock” scenario, while there would be an impact on the economy, the predicted […]

Dunelm’s profits are up

The group has reported continued delivery across all three areas of the growth strategy including ·  In-store like-for-like growth of 1.0% (52 week basis); ·  23.2% growth in home delivery sales (52 week basis), now accounting for 7.0% of total revenue (FY15: 6.1%); ·  Six new openings in the year (including two relocations), increasing footprint […]

DIY-Not

Many of us hope to achieve the all American Dream: Get married, own a dream home, have kids, settle down. While many of these are easily attainable, sometimes life can get in the way and complicate things sometimes, especially after you have children. Typically, once kids come around, things like home repairs and updates can […]

Your Home Takes Centre Court With These Wimbledon Wallpaper Murals

Wimbledon Wallpaper Murals It doesn’t matter if you’re simply a novice or a seasoned pro; this exclusive collection of original Wimbledon inspired wallpaper is sure to serve up a grand slam whilst delivering unique design and bold colour. The fun yet refined designs provide any tennis fan’s home with high impact décor. The wallpaper murals, […]

The Benefits of Underfloor Heating!

Underfloor heating is widely used in northern Europe and has in recent years become quite popular in the UK, both for new builds and for updating existing property. There are many companies which offer underfloor heating supplies. There are low maintenance costs, and the technology rarely needs any form of maintenance once it has been […]