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March 2016

Lighten a room for spring 31/03/2016
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How To Lighten Your Room For Spring In 4 Easy Steps

Spring has sprung and blossom is gradually taking over our green and pleasant land. As we sit back and enjoy the flowery bloom take hold of our countryside and our gardens begin to remember what greenery looks like, we can finally contemplate those jobs that have built up over the cold wintry months. Yes, it’s spring cleaning time. Whether it’s cleaning the windows, sweeping the leaves, clearing the garage or finally getting round to mopping the entrance, we’ve all got something to do, and your floor should not be forgotten!... Read More

An image of a baby in a mop suit 31/03/2016

5 Fantastic Floor Cleaning Gadgets For Lazy People

We all know how much of a chore cleaning can be every time you see the slightest piece of dirt or the small drip of water gathering on your favourite floor. If you’re not fortunate enough to own a Komondor, otherwise known as the “mop dog”, nine times out of ten you’ll have to get up and mop your floors yourself. But fear not fellow lazy friends, the chore aspect of the act of cleaning can be thrown out the window with these nifty little gadgets, that basically clean your floors for you. That’s... Read More

An image of a variety of wooden flooring 31/03/2016

6 Tips to Help You Save Money On Your Flooring

We all know the struggle when it comes to flooring. Constantly having to hoover the cat or dog hair from your laminates, or the sheer terror if anyone has a glass of wine near your new beige carpet. Sadly, most carpeting and laminate flooring has an average life span of just 10 years, so when the inevitable happens and your flooring has had its day, we are here to help. So if you don’t know diddly squat about flooring, worry not, because we’ve put together a list of six savvy tips... Read More

Image of floor trendy pastel wood boards 31/03/2016

How To Be Floor Trendy In 2016

We all decorate to make our space the stunning paradise we want to live in and some of us try to be floor trendy. It’s often easier to get carried away and buy as you see, making your home an amalgamation of styles and décor that leave your guests wondering if they’ve walked into a flea market. But it needn’t be that way. Styles and trends have come and gone, though that old yellow banana shaped couch from the 70s certainly won’t be making a comeback! 2016 is no different... Read More

23/03/2016
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Easter DIY Weekend 2016

If you’re planning on using the Long Easter Weekend to crack a few much needed DIY projects, it will be perfect time to get a few inside projects out of the way as the weather outside is set for nothing else but rain and thunderstorms all long Weekend . Whilst this is bad news for anyone looking to carry out gardening projects, work inside the home should go relatively unaffected by the unsettled conditions. If you need some inspiration to get you started this weekend check out our DIY decorating... Read More

Man Using Paint Brush to Add Finish to Hardwood 01/03/2016

How to Refinish Your Hardwood Floor

When your floor is looking worn, tired and crying out for some TLC, a solution is to refinish it. While it might be a good idea to get a professional to do it for you, if you have handy DIY skills you can refinish your floor yourself. All it takes is a little know-how. Not sure whether you hardwood needs refinishing? Check for multiple scratches and marks – if you find such then it needs a refinish!   Preparing your floor for a new finish     For most refinishing projects, the first thing you need to... Read More

Image of a cosy living room 01/03/2016
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How To Create A Cosy Living Room For Winter

Winter is a great time to unleash you inner interior designer and let loose your creative spirit on your living room in an effort to revitalise last year’s look and make your favourite living space the cosy retreat you need it to be.   Basic Colour Psychology Colours affect our mood in a variety of ways. Marketing companies famously started using ‘sky blue’ on a lot of branding in the 90s because it invoked calmness and serenity, this was thought to enhance worker’s productivity and a customer’s trust in the... Read More