8 Things to Help you Decide whether to buy an Aluminium Conservatory

Written by   |  Published May 23, 2017  |  Posted in: Conservatories, Conservatories and Sunrooms  |  

Aluminium is a metal that is increasingly being used for conservatory frames. It used to be unpopular, as older designs had poor energy efficiency rates. But now most aluminium conservatories have good insulating qualities, and their recognition is on the up.

But is an aluminium conservatory right for you? We’ve come up with a list of benefits and drawbacks to help you decide.
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Paved Patios: the Advantages and Disadvantages

Written by   |  Published May 15, 2017  |  Posted in: Advice  |  Tags: ,

There are many ways to make a patio. And one of the best ways is to use paving. A paved patio can be long-lasting, low maintenance and a great addition to your garden.

However, paving is not the best choice for everyone and does have some downsides. To help you work out if a paved patio is right for you, we’ve come up with its main advantages and disadvantages.
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How to Keep Your Driveway in Top Condition

Written by   |  Published April 25, 2017  |  Posted in: Advice  |  Tags: ,

A new driveway is a significant investment. Installing a brand new driveway will take up time and money but it’s usually worth it. It will have a positive effect on you and your household and create a great first impression of your home to visitors.

So once you’ve invested in a new driveway it’s vital to maintain it. This will reduce your long term spending and ensure you have a driveway that you’re happy with for longer. Continue reading…

5 Steps to Remove Fleas from your Home for Good

Written by   |  Published April 12, 2017  |  Posted in: Advice  |  

Fleas are a headache to get rid of as soon as they’ve got into your home. They will breed so quickly that when you get just one flea in your home it’s too late.

Fleas are parasites, which means that they require a host to reside off. If you’ve got a family pet, they will leap onto them and reside off their heat, hair and bloodstream.

Furthermore, they can survive within your carpets, simply coming up in order to suck on the blood during the day before coming back, so you aren’t safe even if you don’t have house animals.

If you think you might have fleas, there are several things you have to do as soon as possible to get rid of all of them.
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6 Common Roofing Problems and How to Solve Them

Written by   |  Published April 11, 2017  |  Posted in: Advice & Tips, Roofing  |  Tags: ,

As an exposed part of your property, your roof can take quite a beating. But it’s important to keep it in good condition so your home is protected.

Part of looking after your roof is keeping an eye on it. If you frequently check it for damage then you should be able to fix it before the problem gets worse.
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4 Ways to Adapt Your Home for Autistic Children

Written by   |  Published April 2, 2017  |  Posted in: DIY, Interior Design, Painting & Decorating  |  Tags: ,

Autism is a disability that affects how people experience the world and interact with others. According to the National Autistic Society, more than 1 in 100 people have autism. People of all different backgrounds can be autistic and experience it more or less severely.
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