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A fresh look: Brighten up your bedroom in time for spring

We spend plenty of time there, so it’s only right that a bedroom should be a peaceful and relaxing haven to retreat to. Your bedroom is also a space that should reflect your personality and the things in life that you hold most dear, as well as being a practical room that suits your morning...

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How to paint on new plaster for perfect results

Newly plastered walls can add a sleek and stylish element to your home. However, correctly painting fresh plaster can be somewhat challenging. This is why it is essential to take a look at a handful of steps so that this surface will retain all of its beauty for years to come. Although we always recommend...

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The perfect season to paint your property

As well as a spruce up, spring is the perfect season to paint your property because temperatures are just right – not too hot and not too cold. The maximum and minimum recommended temperatures for exterior paint vary depending on the type and specific brand of paint used, but a general rule of thumb is...

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