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8 Things You Should Not Overlook When Buying A CCTV Security System

Due to the advancements in technology and the sheer variety of home security systems on the market, it is easy for consumers to get confused. There are so many models, features, and whiz-bang gadgets out there, it’s little wonder the average homeowner has a hard time making sense of it all. So to help demystify the process of buying a CCTV system, we’ve put together … Continue reading 8 Things You Should Not Overlook When Buying A CCTV Security System

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The Link Between Gardening & Social Media

Due to the emergence of the internet and social media, finding the latest information regarding gardening has become considerably simple. Although many people still prefer being old-school and referring to their traditional collection of gardening books and magazines, it is still often mentioned that the availability of the internet has made life much easier for everyone. Instead of spending hours searching for the answer to … Continue reading The Link Between Gardening & Social Media

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Best Affordable CCTV Security Systems for the Home

Sadly, in many towns and cities, the rates of crime have increased. Whatever the reasons for this, the result is always the same: fearful people living in their own homes. So, what’s to be done about this situation when we can’t always rely on the police to be there for us? The answer is to enhance home security, and part of this is investing in … Continue reading Best Affordable CCTV Security Systems for the Home

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What You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Investment Property

So, you’re thinking about getting started in the real estate investment industry? You’ve heard the wondrous stories of people making absolute fortunes flipping homes and turning them into goldmines. While it’s true that this is an incredibly lucrative business to get involved with, a lot of hard work and knowledge comes into play when it comes to making your fortune. Before you even think about … Continue reading What You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Investment Property

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5 Ways to Avoid Commercial Locksmith Scams

Locking yourself out of your home or car is stressful enough in of itself. But if you get taken for a ride by an unqualified and unscrupulous scam artist, the experience can evolve from an annoyance into a nightmare. Known as the 24-hour locksmith scam, this fraudulent yet alarmingly common operation, could leave you out of pocket, by a significant sum. The good news is, … Continue reading 5 Ways to Avoid Commercial Locksmith Scams

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How to eco-proof your home appliances

As the world becomes more environmentally aware, people have been increasing their efforts to protect the environment – starting at home. If you’ve been doing your bit to recycle your cans and plastics, cycling to work and making more of an effort to reuse your shopping bags, you’re already doing well, but what more can be done? A lot of advice for making your home … Continue reading How to eco-proof your home appliances

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Five Ways To Ensure Logs Burn Brightly

The popularity of multi-fuel and log burning stoves continues to increase, here are five tips to ensure they operate to maximum efficiency with the wood burning brightly and emitting the maximum amount of heat to warm your home. Choose Hardwood Logs Hardwood, from trees that lose their leaves in the autumn, are superior to evergreen softwoods because the timber grows slowly and is more dense.  … Continue reading Five Ways To Ensure Logs Burn Brightly

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The rise of home entertaining

In Britain, there’s sometimes nothing we like more than a good old-fashioned chin-wag. However, it’s recently become apparent that we prefer to do so in the comfort of our own home. Reports showed that just over half of the UK’s adult population preferred to have guests come to their home to socialise. However, that number had risen to 75% by 2017. With two pubs on … Continue reading The rise of home entertaining