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WAYS TO LOWER YOUR ENERGY BILLS IN WINTER

Around this time of year I find that our energy bills start to creep up due to the colder weather. It is important this time of year to try and cut down on energy costs as it can be so expensive. So I have compiled a list of ways to help cut down your bills now that autumn/winter is here.  
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5 WAYS TO WINTER PROOF YOUR HOME

The temperature over the past few days has really been starting to drop. Which means autumn is definitely here. This also means that it is time to start having a think about winter proofing your home ready for the colder months to come.  There are some great ways that you can winter proof your home to help keep your home cosy and warm and are easy to do too:

HOW TO CLEAN ARTIFICIAL GRASS

There are many benefits of having artificial grass , one of them being it is low maintenance. Although you don't need to be mowing, watering, weeding etc like natural grass requires , there are still things you need to do to keep your artificial grass in tip top condition. 

5 BENEFITS OF ARTIFICIAL GRASS

Have you been considering getting artificial grass? I know a few people who have been thinking about it but are pretty unsure. One of the things I recommend doing first is to look at samples of the different types available. This was what we did before we did our front yard make over. Artificial grass isn't for everyone so it's best to look up as much information as you can to find out if it is right for you.

7 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A NEW FRONT DOOR

The front door is one of the first things that visitors notices and remembers. So when we purchased our house a new front door was one of the first things we got done. We offered a lower price for the house as this was one of the major things we needed to sort out as the door wasn't in the best condition. We want our home to have great kerb appeal and first impressions count. A new front door has some great positives such as adding a bit more value to your home , improving home security and energy efficiency.  Choosing a new front door isn't a straightforward as some people think it is. Fi nding a door that suits your spec, budget and safety regulations usually results in having to compromise. Here are some things I recommend on what you need to consider: Material There are a good few different material options available. For us low maintenance was important so we opted for a UPVC door as we felt that was the best option for us after doing some research. However wood is a popul

LAUNDRY HINTS AND TIPS

When you have a family the laundry can be like the never ending story and all you want is to see an empty basket. I very rarely see an empty basket in our home however I do like to try and make things easier for us.

SIMPLE WAYS TO UPDATE A RENTED HOME

Back when we were renting we found that when it comes to updating a rented home it can be tricky as there is only so much you are able to do. If you are already renting or plan to rent soon here are some ideas of things you can do to update your home.