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Creating the perfect ‘she-shed’ for your garden

More often than not, a typical garden shed, much like a concrete garage, can visually be unappealing, lack a lot of personality and house tools, sports and garden equipment that wouldn’t be seen anywhere near the home. But all that has started to change, with many homeowners up and down the country deciding that they are bored with their bog-standard garden shed, taking on new projects to breathe some life

Take Your Kitchen to the Conservatory

If you’ve always loved the look of a conservatory but just didn’t know how you would use one, consider making this new part of your home into a small kitchen that you can enjoy whilst you’re reading or relaxing admiring your garden. You can design a kitchen space that is versatile and one that can accommodate your entertaining needs no matter what the occasion. With some creative ideas, some careful

Rise in Overseas Buyers Securing Land for Development

The development and real estate sectors have been through a rough patch recently, as the economic crisis hit and turned profitable deals into minefields. But all that is changing. The global economic climate is hugely different now, and into the UK development field enter overseas investors eager to capitalise on changing fortunes. In particular, an influx of foreign investors has led to land in London being snapped up. Overseas investors

Five Steps for More Effective Use of Steam in Your Shower

Using a steam bath or shower can be very effective for promoting healing in your muscles and tissues. Not only will you feel better but your stiff and sore joints will begin to loosen up and return your normal range of motion. Have you wondered what makes an effective steam session in your shower or tub? By following some of the steps below you can create the ideal steam therapy

Setting Up Your First Apartment

Setting up your first apartment is an awesome, fun and, yes, sometimes even terrifying time. After all, you’re going from an environment where a lot of things were provided for you into an environment that forces you to do everything for yourself. It’s a difficult transition for a lot of people, especially for people who are on a limited budget. Here are some tips and tricks for making that transition

How to Relieve Stress in Your Own Home

For your own health and well-being it’s important that you have a place in your home where you can relax, unwind, and concentrate on a hobby that you enjoy doing at the end of the day. Being far away from the maddening crowds at work, school, or in your community is important so that you can rejuvenate yourself for the challenges that are waiting for you tomorrow. A special room

Five benefits of having patio doors over bi-folding models

If you are looking at changing the exterior doors of your home, you could feel like you are in a shopper’s minefield. With so many options on the market, it’s almost impossible to know which choice really is the best. While bi-folding and sliding units have proven particularly popular over recent years, the more traditional patio models still provide numerous benefits to homeowners throughout the UK. This blog outlines exactly

4 Ways to Upgrade Your Home for Cheap

It doesn’t matter where you live—every homeowner would love to make their home look as great as possible. Some people want to do this to make their home more livable and comfortable. Others do so in order to get more equity out of their home when it comes time to refinance or move. No matter the reason, some homeowners think that upgrading a home is impossible because of the high

Get the Most Out of Christmas TV

Christmas is a time for eating a lot of food, drinking (responsibly!) and watching a lot of television. The Christmas period provides plenty in the way of quality television. This year on the box there will be great sport such as the Boxing Day football fixtures, blockbuster movies and Christmas specials. So to make sure you make the most of the small screen this festive period, here are some tips

Low Cost Tips for Moving on a Budget

Here at Budget Moving Trucks, we are experts at helping you save money when you move. We know that moving is a big undertaking and also a big expense. Today, we share with you some of our best money saving moving tips. You will see where you can cut corners, how preparing ahead and being organized can help you save, and what questions you should ask when renting a moving