Caring for Garden Furniture

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Now that summer has official arrived, you will be bringing out the BBQ and outdoor furniture into the garden, but all too often after a long winter stored in the shed, in the garage or under covers it all needs a bit of TLC before it can be used. Start by giving the BBQ a… Read more »

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How to Secure Your Possessions on Holiday

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Holiday Season is in full swing now and many of us will be looking forward to that well-earned break in the sunshine. Unfortunately many of us will also have concerns about leaving our home when we go away, wondering if it will be safe and secure. Here are some tips for keeping possessions safe at… Read more »

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Reinvent Your Home for Summer

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Now summer is here, with the days getting longer and the weather warming up, it is time to revamp your home for summer living by creating a light airy living space. Declutter your living space and remove all items you no longer want or need during the summer, to create a feeling of space. Switch… Read more »

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National BBQ Week

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At last summer is here and as the weather improves we are all spending more time in the garden, relaxing, gardening or socialising and inevitably our thoughts turn to wheeling out the BBQ. At the end of this month, 29th May – 4th June we celebrate the 21st National BBQ week. When the first awareness… Read more »

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Turn Clutter into Cash This Bank Holiday

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If you are feeling overwhelmed by all the ‘stuff’ in your home it is probably time to have a good sort out and declutter. Process of decluttering is not only beneficial for your wellbeing but it can also be financially beneficial too. As the May bank holiday approaches that extra day off could be the… Read more »

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Store Your Winter Sports Equipment

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As summer approaches, many people who enjoy taking part in winter sports like skiing, snowboarding and ice hockey tend to start thinking about putting their seasonal sports gear into storage until the next season begins. Even those of us who like walking will have bulky winter gear that needs to be put away during the… Read more »

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Top Reasons People Move House

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This time of year is very popular for moving house, but why do people want to move when it such a costly and stressful experience? Here are the top ten reasons why people chose to go through all the upheaval that moving house involves: 1. Relocation with work or a new job: if the travelling… Read more »

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Top Self Storage Myths Busted!

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There are many misconceptions about self-storage being out dated, expensive, insecure and limited in their use – in general not a good option, but the reality is very different, there are many businesses and private individuals who find self-storage very useful. We feel it is time to put some of these myths to rest and… Read more »

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Easter Holiday Clear Out

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Why not use the long weekend to declutter and have a clear out? Perhaps not the most exciting prospect for the Bank Holiday weekend but if your life is feeling stressful, because you have too much stuff in your home, it could be very rewarding. The advantage of using the Easter Bank Holiday to have… Read more »

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10 Quick and Easy Ways to Spring Clean

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It’s that time of year again! Once the harshest weather of the winter is over, the days are getting longer and the sun is brightening the sky, many of us start to feel the urge to give our homes a ‘spring clean.’ Traditionally spring cleaning was a way of getting rid of all the soot… Read more »

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Home Improvement Month

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April is known as home improvement month, because it is a time of year when many people start jobs to spruce up their home. Research indicates that in Britain one in three households spend £2,000 a year on home improvements. However, 43% of jobs are left unfinished because people lose interest or give up because… Read more »

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Preparing Clothes for Long Term Storage

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As the seasons change from winter into spring, more people may be thinking about putting their bulky winter clothing into storage instead of having it clog up their wardrobes. Unlike some parts of the world where the climate remains fairly constant, in the UK we definitely have 4 seasons – sometimes in one day! This… Read more »

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