The Truth About Millennials and DIY

It used to be that Sundays and Bank Holidays were reserved for family time, big lunches and DIY - traditions which were held sacred by the average British family.  Slowly by surely, family time has been replaced by screen time and, household jobs and DIY replaced by avocado brunches.

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How to upgrade a builder-basic home

Buying a new build is a great way to get on the property ladder. You generally won’t have the worry of doing any major renovation work for a good few years, and everything feels clean and fresh to help you get settled in. However, although all this newness is fantastic, the design and layout can sometimes feel a little bare. Of course, you can add your own touches to the space, but what additions can you make to truly reflect your personality and give your property a unique feel?

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How to pick your lighting and socket locations when renovating or building a house

One of the main challenges that people face when building or renovating a home is understanding how it will all look when it’s put together. Once the dust has settled and you actually start living in the property, what seemed like a good idea can often prove to be intensely awkward. Electrical systems are some of the most important things to get right. They’re very hard to pull out and re-do at a later date, so you need to be sure they meet your needs from day one. Here are our top tips to getting it right the first time.

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Is yellow and mustard this season’s colour?

Yellow is often associated with summer. The vibrancy and happy atmosphere it creates can transform any room into a cheery space. However, as this colour is quite bold, overdoing it in your interiors can also make it look overwhelming to the eye. Striking the right balance when choosing shades of yellow can brighten the place up without making it look like a kids playroom. So, If you’re looking to inject some life into your decor this summer, check out ways to incorporate a summer vibe that is a perfect all year round.

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Take It From The Top - The best kitchen countertops for 2019

If you’re looking to embark on a kitchen redesign this year, you’re no doubt already thinking about door finishes, handles, special features and, of course, countertops.  When it comes to a great looking kitchen, those important countertops are almost always the focal point but, which one is right for you and your home?  We’ve put together some of 2019’s trending design ideas to help you get things cooking.

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American Trends which are becoming mainstream in the UK

Today’s Independence Day in America, which means our cousins across the pond will be celebrating in style. They might be celebrating their independence from us, but our countries have been cultural partners for generations. Nowadays American trends are making themselves felt in homes all across the UK. Here are just a few of the newest trends from the USA that are finding mainstream appeal on this side of the Atlantic.

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