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The Best Smart Home Gadgets for 2020

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Have you figured out what your New Year’s resolution will be yet? The most popular resolutions are usually around losing weight, travelling the world and saving for a house. But one that is steadily becoming more popular, is implementing smart gadgets into your home. Whether it’s to improve safety or create a tech-driven lifestyle, having […]

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Creative Ideas for Over Door Christmas Card Displays

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The festive season is nearly upon us, and that means it’s time to start decorating! Well, maybe not quite yet… You may start receiving Christmas cards from loved ones soon, but how do you display the cards at home? Do you place them over your fireplace? Incorporate them into your Christmas tree? Or, perhaps you […]

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How do I Modernise My Home on a Budget?

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The words ‘home improvement’ might be enough to make many homeowners wince. After all, any significant renovation is going to come with an accordingly significant price-tag attached. In a lot of cases, the only way to get great results is to spend a bit (or more than a bit) of money. But that’s not always […]

How to Change or Add a House Name

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What’s in a name? When it comes to houses, technically, the answer is: not very much. Most homeowners in the UK get by just fine with a number and a street name. Their post arrives at the right address, taxis turn up on time, and house-guests are able to track them down just as well. […]

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How to Install a Front Door Camera

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Front door cameras are getting smaller and more affordable every year. They help to secure the home, see who’s calling when you aren’t in, and lower your insurance bill. Getting one installed doesn’t require professional help (though you’re free to go down that route if you’d prefer to keep things quick and convenient). If you’re […]

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What is a Smart Home?

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A smart home is a home that contains devices that can be remotely regulated using a computer or smartphone. This new trend has transformed the way we think about our home appliances. This trend is towards interconnectedness – eventually, it seems, everything electrical we own will be able to talk to everything else. Such a […]

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How and When to Clean Walls

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Cleaning is a household chore that we can’t really afford to neglect – whether it’s hoovering the carpet or wiping down kitchen surfaces. In the case of your home’s walls, it might not be clear how to proceed: but they surely need cleaning once in a while. Whether you’re dealing with a sudden splatter or […]