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Getting the best outdoor storage shed for your personal need can be easy if you know how to look for what you need. Do you want your new garden shed can be cute and decorative in your yard as well as a convenient place to store all of your garden tools? When you are ready […]

  • Filed under: Use of Space
  • Storage space appears to be short in almost every home across the nation. This might be a result of long-term hoarding, but the high number of car boot sales suggests that we are all prepared to exchange our clutter for new clutter. More than anywhere, we treat our garden storage as a facility to house […]

  • Filed under: Designer Advice
  • With the visible trend amongst British gardeners to install six-foot garden fencing – like these fence panels from Waltons – all around rear gardens, the amount of light that can reach parts of your garden, is reduced drastically when the fences don’t allow any light through. While it remains obvious to many people that watering […]

  • Filed under: Designer Advice
  • For those interested in incorporating ornate, or fluid flooring into a room there are some good designer tips to follow. As you can imagine, some floor patterns can demand a lot of attention, and as such the other pieces you bring into the space can be critical to the effectiveness of the overall design. While […]

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  • When most people hear the word makeover they think about extreme changes, and pricey ones too. Yet, it need not be this way. You can alter the whole feel of a space by switching out one item for something more lively, eye catching, invigorating.  A wise person once said it takes one step to make […]

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  • My grandmother grew up in a family of ten in Brighton when there was rationing and a war on.  Her mother, and my great great grandmother made every bit of the money they had coming in last as long as was possible. This was quite an accomplishment since the children were born so close together […]

  • Filed under: Grandmas Hints
  • Used to be the task women groaned about doing the most, polishing the silver. Now, we use the good stuff to infrequently, it doesn’t come up anymore. Getting the nooks and crannies in the intricate work on the handles of soup ladles and other silver utensils doesn’t make us squirm, nor is it a hot […]

  • Filed under: Chores for All
  • Back in the late ‘80s I can remember my grandmother using aluminium foil on plenty of things it definitely was not originally made to do. If the inventor of the foil had dropped by to see what granny was up to they would either have applauded her for her ingenuity and using so much of […]

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  • I just got a pretty rude awakening when I read that just because an oven, or other appliance is self-cleaning doesn’t mean it is the best thing to rely upon. To be blunt the article I was reading had a lot of fear mongering involved, which I would normally laugh off, but appliances can be […]

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  • The majority of people who are planning a fireplace do so based entirely upon what was formerly in the space, the style of the house, or what it is that strikes them. Adding a new fireplace can be an exceptional way to compliment a room, if the selection is made based upon the right design, […]

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