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how to box in pipes

How to Box In Pipes

Unsightly pipes can completely ruin the interior of a home. Well, unless you’re opting for that trendy industrial vibe of course! Pipes covered in layers of thick paint, or pipework that’s messily sprawling across a wall in your home, can all become a bit of an eye-sore. If you want to sort out your pipework so […]

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acrylic splashbacks

How to Fit Acrylic Splashbacks

Practical and visually pleasing, acrylic splashbacks are a hugely popular choice for use within both kitchens and bathrooms. They provide a backdrop against the wall, which is durable and easy to maintain, protecting walls from grease when cooking, or water splashes from a tap. Acrylic splashbacks are inexpensive and a great choice for use within […]

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home improvements that add value

31 Home Improvements that Add Value (and 7 that Don’t!)

Whether you’re renovating a property or looking to update one before putting it on the market, this guide has everything you need to know about adding value to your home. We’ll take you through 31 different ways to increase your property value, with tips on how to maximise your profit and make your money go further. We’ll […]

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silicone sealant

How To Remove And Replace Silicone Sealant

Silicone sealant – it’s the clever stuff that keeps water from escaping out into places it shouldn’t. Typically you might think of silicone for sealing the edge around a shower tray or bath, but it’s also used around windows and in the kitchen too. You’ll find it anywhere that requires a water-tight seal. Whilst silicone sealant […]

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paint stripping

Paint Stripping -The Ultimate Guide

In a home renovation, you’ll likely need to strip away layers of paint which have built up over the years. Over time, interior trends change dramatically, as do personal preferences. The quickest and easiest way to update an interior is the power of paint. But the more layers of paint that are applied, the thicker and […]

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wallpaper steamer

How to Use A Wallpaper Steamer

Whether you’re looking to refurbish an old and tired interior, or you’ve just moved into a property with some seriously dated wall-coverings, you may find yourself needing to strip away old wallpaper. Luckily, stripping wallpaper isn’t a particularly difficult job and with the help of a wallpaper steamer, you can strip walls in literally a matter […]

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types of hinges

Types of Hinges – The Top 10

If you type the word ‘hinges’ into the search engine of an online DIY store, you’ll soon be mind-blown with the endless varieties and types of hinges available to buy. It can be a bit of a minefield actually, especially if you’re new to it all. Knowing which is the right type of hinge for your […]

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lining paper

How To Use Lining Paper – The Complete Guide

Lining Paper is a quick and easy way to create a flat and smooth base on walls and ceilings, ready for either painting or wallpapering. Lining paper is a really effective and budget-friendly way to create a professional finish, without the cost of hiring a professional. You might wonder whether using lining paper is worth the […]

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