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Guide to creating your smart home

Guide to creating your smart home Whether you’re keeping an eye on your carbon footprint or seeking the latest smart home solutions, having the ultimate smart home is easier than you think. There are a variety of options to suit every budget, from downloading a smart home app to a full smart home lighting system….

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Top 5 tips for buying a van on eBay

With over 30,000 listings, eBay is a great place to find the best used van. But how does eBay work when buying commercial vehicles? And how do you ensure you stay safe? Dan Powell of Honest John Vans shares his top 5 tips. Sign up and start small It only takes a few minutes to…

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Guide to creating your smart home

Guide to creating your smart home Whether you’re keeping an eye on your carbon footprint or seeking the latest smart home solutions, having the ultimate smart home is easier than you think. There are a variety of options to suit every budget, from downloading a smart home app to a full smart home lighting system....

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Double storey extensions could be allowed without planning permission

The government has announced plans to allow homeowners to undertake a double-storey extension without planning permission. We have asked the experts at the property advice website the HomeOwners Alliance to explain all. According to our 2019 HomeOwners Survey, one of the biggest barriers to undertaking home improvement projects is problems related to planning permission, which...

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How to sell your home before Christmas

If you want to sell your home before Christmas, there is still time – just. Prospective home-sellers will need to have their property on the market by Monday 21st October in order to sell their home before Christmas, according to a new study. Data from estate agent comparison website estateagent4me offers insight into the time...

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Real Homes Show Episode 13

Real Homes Show episode 13 is here. Laura Crombie’s invites you into her home to explain how to renovate and create an open plan kitchen to a budget. Checking It Out share some unusual cleaning hacks using baking soda, Join Anna Morley style editor who will be revealing how to bring a splash of mint...

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5 tips for renovating your leasehold flat

As the nights draw in and summer holiday memories fade, we’re spending more time indoors. And it’s at times like this we start hatching plans for home improvement projects, fuelled by the new series of Grand Designs and BBC2s Great Interiors Design Challenge. But if you’re living in a leasehold flat or leasehold property, then...

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Real Homes Show Episode 12

Real Homes Show episode 12 is here. Real Homes small space squad head to South Birmingham to advise on how to proceed with a two-storey extension. Checking It Out have some fantastic ideas on how you can make the best of your outdoor garden space. The Hub catch-up with Verity Burns to discuss how smart...

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Real Homes Show Episode 11

Real Homes Show episode 11 is here. Checking It Out; Laura Crombie demonstrates the best way to remove stains from carpets. The Small Space Squad head to Wales to transform a semi-detached house with an open-plan kitchen and loft conversion. Join The Hub to find out how a smart fridge could change your life. Anna...

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Home improvement projects to add 50k in only 7 days

Most homeowners have a long list of projects they’d like to do to their home. But time and money often stand in the way. How do you decide what job to do first, if at all? Here at the HomeOwners Alliance, we have all the tips, tools and advice you need to help you decide....

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Real Homes Show Episode 10

The Real Homes Show episode 10 is here. This weeks episode the smart space squad head to Derby to design an upstairs bathroom and open plan downstairs kitchen, Laura Crombie puts the most popular worktops to the test to find out how durable they are, Anna Morley style editor explains how to introduce Coral into...

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Claim your 2 free tickets to Grand Designs Live Birmingham

On the 9th – 13th October 2019, the NEC will play host to Grand Designs Live; bringing the height of home and design innovation to Birmingham. The event offers a great day out with hundreds of innovative ideas for the home, informative talks and demonstrations, with design guru and TV broadcaster, Kevin McCloud leading the event.  Whether you are starting out on your first...

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