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How Much Does a Tiler Cost – Everything You Need to Know

Whether you need to renovate the kitchen in a house you’ve just purchased or update those tired-looking bathroom tiles to something more pleasing to the eye, it’s a job that needs doing.  But can you do it yourself, or should you hire a professional? And how much does a tiler cost? With workmanship, time and …

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How Does Fire Retardant Paint Work (and how best to use it)?

A fire could destroy your home and even take away your life or that of your loved ones. Why take the risk? For me, treating my home with fire retardant paint is an essential part of protecting my family, our possessions and the very roof over our heads.  However, while it’s relatively simple to do …

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Why You Should Use PVA for Plastering (and how best to use it)

If you’ve got some plastering work that needs doing, you’re probably wondering whether you should try it yourself. Plastering is something of an art form, and it can go badly wrong if you don’t know what you’re doing. With the right guidance, even an enthusiastic amateur can achieve great results. Jan and Christine, writers of …

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Laminate Flooring Fitting – Everything You Need To Know

Whether you’re after a streamlined look or something that’ll repel dirt and damage, laminate is a popular option for your floor. Unlike vinyl, laminate is able to withstand items being dropped from a great height.  It’s not subjected to stiletto heel damage as wood can be (I speak from experience), and it can take a …

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What Is the Cost of Removing Pebbledash? [2019 Edition]

The mere phrase ‘pebbledash’ conjures ghastly images of grey, boring houses. But in addition to being used to knock up cheap housing, pebbledash — or rough-cast render — was also a big part of the Arts and Crafts movement.  On the other hand, if your home’s original features have been covered with post-war pebbledash, you …

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How Much Does Woodworm Treatment Cost? [2019 Edition]

Woodworm infestations are a common problem throughout the UK. These hungry little creatures eat their way through your furniture and timber, leaving destruction wherever they go.  If you’re worried about woodworm, you probably have a lot of questions. How do I know if I have woodworm? How much does woodworm treatment cost? Can I do …

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Vinyl Flooring Installation Cost UK [2019 Edition]

If your carpet has seen better days, or your kitchen floor desperately needs updating, you might be pining for a new surface underfoot. Vinyl flooring is easy to maintain and is hard-wearing – great for high traffic areas. But what is the full cost of vinyl flooring installation in the UK, and is it something …

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Do I Need Planning Permission? 23 Projects You Can Start Now

Apart from the obvious lick of paint or new carpet, have you ever wondered what home improvements you can carry out without going through the expensive and timely process of planning permission?  We reckon there’s probably more than you might think! We’ve done the research and we’ve uncovered 23 home renovation projects you can tackle …

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