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How to Banish Brown Patches on Your Lawn

An inviting green carpet of lawn is what we all strive for, so it’s a sorry day for the proud gardener when brown patches appear. What went wrong? Well, it could be that you have areas of poor drainage...

Wood Finishes 101

Wood is a very complex material, and the products we use to treat wood are even more complex. To the untrained eye some wood finishes look the same, but in actual fact they are completely different products, with different...

Is It Best To Buy Overseas?

We’re living in a global age where the economics of countries far beyond our borders have an effect on what happens in the UK. With that in mind, property investors should broaden their horizons. National boundaries should be no...

5 Tips To Cure A Renovation Cleanup Hangover

Renovations can get crazy, fast. Nothing is in its usual place; life feels chaotic; and, no matter how small or large the project, it always requires a big cleanup operation. But don’t let cleaning turn you off your dream...

What To Look Out For When Viewing a House

There’s no doubting that buying a house is one of the most important things that you’ll ever purchase. Whether it’s your first family home, a holiday property or an investment opportunity that you plan to rent out, buying a...

Energy Efficient Roof Shingles

The right roof is essential to designing an environmentally friendly and energy-efficient home. If you’ve got typical shingles or hot asphalt on your roof—as many homeowners do—you could be doing better. Below are a few cutting-edge roofing techniques that...

How to Clean Pen from a Leather Couch

There is nothing more functional, and beautiful than fine leather furniture. Even though leather sofas are more expensive than those covered with faux suede or upholstery are – they are super easy to maintain, even with a household of...

Negotiating Fees with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent’s job is to help you keep your money in your pocket. It is up to you to find a real estate agent who hears you, does not pressure you and, above all, one by whom...

What to Consider When Shopping for a New Home Online

More and more people every month are finding their new home or property online. There is tremendous convenience and ease with which you can surf through multiple listings, experience interactive virtual tours, and research communities from the comfort of...

Things to Consider When Purchasing a New House/Condo with the Intent to Sell it...

As many Builders know, newly built homes often will sell themselves; buyers love the quality of construction, earth-friendly materials, modern features, safety and health-related benefits & energy efficiency (and therefore, a new home’s ability to save its new owner...

Popular Home Articles

New Trends Home Insulation

Today many of the most important new trends in home insulation relate to sustainability and the need for us to quite simply find ways to save energy. It isn't just about air space in the roof that keeps the house both warm and cool, or methods that we use to...

Bedroom Furniture for a Baby

Congratulations on the newest addition to your family! When it’s time to bring your baby home, welcome him or her with furniture that is functional, versatile, safe and stylish. When selecting bedroom furniture for a baby, the foremost consideration is safety. You also want furniture that is multi-functional and...

Reducing Dust in the Home – Asthma, Allergies and Respiratory Problems

Dust has frequently been identified in various studies as the number one cause of certain health issues attributed to the household. It has produced a significant number of cases involving asthma, allergies and respiratory problems in both children and adults. So how what can you do to reduce dust...