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Why choose bespoke under-stair storage for your home

Now we are well into winter you may be tiring of the constant clutter that seems to build up in our hallways at this time of year, particularly if you have a young family. The abundance of wellies, coats, bags, shoes, scooters, toys and general clutter can often have us embracing the obligatory spring clean…

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Digital marketing tips for professional tradespeople

To stand out from the crowd in today’s digital world, tradespeople can no longer simply rely on word of mouth to keep them in work – they need to get digital marketing savvy and have a good and more importantly, an active online profile. One way to do this is to enlist yourself with a…

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bathroom fan not running

Bathroom Fitting

Bathroom fan not running

Fancy having a go at fixing the silent bathroom fan? You might be making a big mistake. We explain why it’s time to call an expert to the rescue. What do you do when your extractor stops? For all those years, there it was, quietly (well, usually) chugging away in the background, doing its job...

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invisible mounting of tv on a wall

Electrical

Invisible wall mounting your TV

The expensive TV. The smooth wall. Not a happy hunting ground for DIYers – which is why it’s almost always best to call in a pro. Here’s why: Mounting a TV on a wall is the perfect way to create a touch of home cinema luxury at home but doing it well demands careful planning...

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fixing running toilet

Plumbing

Fixing a running toilet

The worrisome faulty toilet – should you have a go at fixing it yourself or call in a pro and get the job done quickly? What do you do when your toilet doesn’t flush? Or where the toilet keeps running night and day? Well, you could try to fix it yourself. After all, there are...

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how to fix dripping tap

Plumbing

How to fix a dripping tap

Stuck with an annoying drip but can’t agree with him how to fix your tap? It might be time to get a professional into the rescue. Here’s why. Taps drip from time to time. The internal parts, particularly on cheaper models, can decay quite quickly and, of course, both kitchen and bathroom taps get used...

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hanging wallpaper

Decorating

Hanging wallpaper

It’s the most visual of DIY jobs – so why risk having a go when getting an expert in gives guaranteed results? How do you wallpaper a room? Well, if you’ve done it many times before, or if you’ve got all the time in the world to learn, then it’s something that you can do...

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