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Clean Growth Plan could see stamp duty incentive for homeowners

Stamp duty in England may be changed to encourage people to make their homes more energy efficient. Energy minister Claire Perry told the BBC householders would face “carrots and sticks” ...

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Causes of House Fires

Fire is unpredictable, spreads in seconds and can decimate a home within minutes. House fires endanger everyone in the home, and even small fires that are put out quickly often ...

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Effective Methods to Control Fleas in Your Home and on Your Pet

Fleas have a complex, 4-stage life cycle. Control of fleas on your pet and in your home must address all stages of this life cycle to stop the problem of flea ...

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How to Deal with Noisy Neighbours

Noisy neighbours are more than just a nuisance.  If you are subjected to constant dog barking, loud music, screaming children (or even adults), and doors banging at all hours of ...

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House buyers’ biggest turn-offs revealed

House sellers are making basic errors when marketing their homes, new research has revealed. A survey from builder Harron Homes has highlighted buyers’ biggest turn-offs – and found that many ...

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Make Registering Your Appliances A Priority

Moving into a new home often represents an exciting opportunity to fill your kitchen with whizzy new appliances. Or you might be lucky enough to inherit some good appliances or ...

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We bet you forget to clean these places in your home!

1. Skirting boards Next time you do your dusting, get down low. Skirting boards are basically shelves for the dust you clean off higher surfaces PLUS the dust they accumulate ...

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Replacing windows in the home: where to start?

TV’s best-known builder and DIY expert, Tommy Walsh, says: A good starting point is the original windows – what they are like and what they’re made from – as they would ...

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