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5 Ways To Make Your Home More Accessible

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“5 Ways To Make Your Home More Accessible” is a collaborative post. There’s not one homeowner who doesn’t want to feel more at ease and comfortable within their own property. However, if you’re one of the 11 million disabled people in the UK, or one of the 2% of the UK working population who have become disabled this year, it can take more than a new home aesthetic, or simple property swap to feel comfortable in your surroundings. If your…

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5 Home Improvement Tasks To Do This Summer

“5 Home Improvement Tasks To Do This Summer” is a collaborative post. Summer could be the perfect time to invest in some home improvements. Here are just five projects that are worth considering taking up before August is over. 5 Home Improvement Tasks To Do This Summer Upgrade Your Heating Your home’s heating might be the last thing that’s on your mind in the summer, but these warmer months could be the perfect time to consider an upgrade to your…

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Hiring A Reliable Handyman

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“Hiring A Reliable Handyman” is a collaborative post. You have small jobs that need doing around your home. Maybe you don’t have the time or the expertise to tackle them yourself. And yet you don’t want to pay plumbers’ emergency call-out rates just for a dripping tap, or a major roofing company to replace a single broken tile. All too often, though, that handyman you found in the local paper never turns up. Worse still, he turns up, messes the…

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How To Design A Living Room You Want To Spend Time In

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“How to design a living room you want to spend time in” is a collaborative post. It’s an age-old problem for families everywhere: you spend so much time fighting with your home that you never quite get to enjoy being there. If you aren’t tripping up over toys and accidentally stepping on stray Lego, you are probably chasing dishes around the kitchen and shouting at everyone to tidy up after themselves. The good news is that you can break this…

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How A Messy House Can Affect Your Mental Wellbeing

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This is a collaborative post. You may well remember the episode of Friends where Chandler discovers that his clean-freak wife Monica is secretly messy, hiding all her untidiness behind a secret locked closet door. Having a clean house was, in fact, the key to Monica’s happiness and mental wellbeing. Fast forward to a more modern media example in Queer Eye, and you’ll often see an unkempt, poorly maintained house attached to a subject struggling with some level of anxiety, depression…

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Sprucing Up Your Home This Summer

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This is a collaborative post. Giving your home a few little changes and updates can make all the difference and give it a new lease of life. You don’t need to redecorate the whole place, add a few little touches, some new, and unique accessories and you’ll fall in love with your home again. Sprucing Up Your Home This Summer Give Your Home A Fresh Coat Of Paint A lick of paint can make a world of difference to any…

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Using Spruce Trees To Spruce Up Your Garden

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This is a collaborative post. With spring just around the corner, my thoughts are turning to gardening. Having a garden is wonderful. Once the weather has warmed up, there is nothing better than spending time outdoors with friends and family. It is very relaxing and a great way to enjoy some of what nature has to offer. The other day I was browsing this website and came across their spruce page. I was both amazed and captivated. Using Spruce Trees…

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Preparing Your Home To Move Out

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This is a collaborative post When moving to a new place, there is much preparation to do. For the most part, you will be focused on outfitting your new abode, looking forward to the move-in date, and trying to arrange all of the moving implements to ensure that everything goes smoothly when the big day arrives. But of course, you likely know how to operate when that’s on the horizon. Preparing your home for the moving out process can also…

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