Why Do We Have Skirting Boards In Our Homes?

We’ve all got skirting boards at home, but do you ever think about why? Today’s post is a little bit different. I love looking at how trends change through the ages. What we see as a necessity now wasn’t 50 years ago, and might not be in another 50. It’s currently normal to have all your walls plastered, but in the future this might not…

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The True Value of Home Developments

What value can home renovations really add to your property? All homeowners want to make their mark on their property — and often this is through alterations, which can be expensive.  Data from the Office for National Statistics has predicted that those in the UK collectively spend almost £30 billion on home improvements annually. That works out at £43 million each week. But have you…

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Garden Renovation on a Budget

Our latest home project is our garden, but is it possible to do a garden renovation on a budget? Me and Jay have been trying to renovate our whole house on a tight budget. We’re first-time buyers, and knew that we wouldn’t have tens of thousands to spend on renovating our little home. The house cost us £145k and was in serious need of a…

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Simple Gardening Using the Latest Technology

Whether you love gardening, or hate it (like me) simple gardening is the way forwards using technology to turn you into a green thumb! If you’re an avid gardener, the chances are you’re always looking for ways to improve how your garden looks and develops. An effective way of making sure your plants, seeds and shrubs stay healthy and live long is by introducing the…

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Garage Organisation: How We Managed It

These garage organisation tips and tricks will have your garage looking immaculate in no time! When renovating a house, less important rooms and spaces get forgotten about. A garage, shed, or other outbuilding usually gets left until last. However, whether you decide to renovate your garage or not, it doesn’t have to be messy and disorganised! When me and Jay finally get around to re-doing…

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