Mick

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6 Pretty DIY Beauty Hacks

Does the area on top of your bedroom drawers look like The Land That Time Forgot? Keep finding hairclips in all the wrong places? Has beside your sink become the unofficial home for a pile of facewipes? Then you need to get the tools out and get some DIY beauty hacks on the go to make your...
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5 Nifty DIY Tricks

Everybody should try and improve their DIY arsenal and be able to perform the simpler tasks around the home, whether that is putting up a shelf or a little tiling. Here are 5 nifty yet simple tricks to help avoid extra hassle and work when you are performing these simple tasks....
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Quick & Easy Wall Decorations

Home decoration and DIY doesn’t always have to mean a full scale operation has to take place. Sometimes just a lick of paint in the right place can freshen up your home and that is why we thought we would look at one of the quickest, easiest and cheapest ways to brighten up a room....
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Garden Furniture – On a Budget

Now that we’re finally enjoying a bit of glorious sunshine for a change and we’ve dusted off the barbecue, swept the decking and mowed the lawn (or jungle in my case), if you fancy procrastinating a bit longer and avoid weeding for another day or two, then why not focus on your garden furniture....
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Air Con Maintenance

As the summer months start to kick in, now more than ever we notice how well our air conditioning units are performing. Check out right here to find out ways to ensure that you air con stays cool and working this summer....
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How to Paint a Radiator

Ok so you’ve got your redecoration plans all in place – you know the colour scheme, the accents and where all the furniture is going to go. You’ve even taken the radiators off the wall ready to be hung once the paint’s dry. So you can use this chance to paint your radiators too. Find...
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Putting Up a Shelf

Ok so you may think that it is a complete doddle to put up a shelf, but if you are a DIY novice then it can be good place to start. And anything worth doing is worth doing well, so find out how to correctly put up a shelf right here....
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Laying Lino

Lino is not only much cheaper than tiles, but it is also much easier to lay down too. So read on to find out how you can give laying lino a go....
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Wall-papering Made Easy

Wallpaper is a great way to show your style, and is as popular as ever with thousands of different types to choose from. While papering a whole room can seem daunting, feature walls are popular in the home décor world at the moment and look set to stay, so this can be the perfect opportunity...
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Five Great Money Saving Tips

One of the main reasons to DIY is the fact that it should be saving you money. So check out these easy-to-follow tips to help make sure you don’t overspend on your DIY budget!...
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Handy Tips for Car Maintenance

Planning a summer road trip? Or you are in your car a lot? Then make sure that it is running in tip top condition to ensure its working life is as long as possible and to avoid problems down the road....
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Painting Skirting Boards

Ok so nobody really dreams about painting their skirting boards when they are planning their big redecoration plans, but just because they aren’t the focal point of the room doesn’t mean that they don’t count. Scuffed, chipped and peeling skirting boards will do nothing to enhance your home décor and can make an otherwise lovely...
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5 Ways to Improve your Home Security though DIY Tricks

Your home is your castle they say, so make sure that it’s well protected! Not only can it save you on insurance premiums, but it can also defend home against intruders and give you peace of mind. Find out some simple DIY tips right here....
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Tiling Tricks

Tiling can be one of those things that are better left to the professionals. While this is true if you are laying floor tiles or a large area of tiles, or even have corners to tile, but if you have less ambitious plans then you can easily tackle smaller jobs yourself. Find out how here....
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