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Reviving a 1970s 'Mellow Yellow' Bathroom We giving a 1970s "Mellow Yellow" bathroom a modern, farmhouse makeover.

What is a CCTV drain survey? UKHI Continue to look at CCTV drain surveys with the recent flooding weather. Find out today what CCTV drain surveys are and how they can benefit you.

Low Pitch Roof Considerations for Your Extension Therefore, pitched roofs on extensions must be fixed according to building regulation BS 5534. And in some designated areas, such as conservation areas, the homeowner will still need to get planning permission. Another pertinent consideration when opting for a low pitch roof is ventilation.

Chef Gifts for Home & Pro Chefs This Holiday Season If you're looking for gift ideas for a pro chef or your favorite home chef, these gift ideas are for you. Here are our top picks for the chef in your life. For the health-conscious chef in your life, air fryers can make food prep easier. Gift the chef in your life a sous vide for that perfectly-cooked, tender steak.

Biggest Trade Gender Gaps Observed Between Carpenters and Painters in New Review There are comparatively few female tradespeople according to new data, with notable pay gaps observed among several trades.

Storage and Cleaning Gifts for the Neat Freak in Your Life From robot vacuums to unique storage and shelving ideas, this collection of storage and cleaning gifts will keep the neat freak in your life's home looking just the way they like it for the holiday season and beyond. If messes drive them crazy, these gifts are perfect.

Plant Lover Gifts If shopping for a plant-obsessed loved one this holiday season, cater to their green interests with these plant lover gifts from Monsteras and terrariums. Complete the plant addict's collection with an always trendy tropical Monstera deliciosa.

Host Gift Ideas If you're shopping for a someone that loves to host and entertain friends and family this holiday season, these gifts are sure to impress.We've gathered the best of the best for this host gift idea list, from charcuterie boards and serveware to air fryers, bar carts and more.

This Bathroom Faucet Makes Cleaning a Breeze Delta's latest bathroom faucet has a feature that makes cleaning the sink easier than ever.

How to Remove Standing Water From a Clogged Sink Need to remove standing water from a clogged sink? This toy doubles as a siphon pump!

Monday Inspiration Colour forecasting is big business and it's an inexact science. While paint companies and trend spotters will try and predict the next big colour they don't always get it right as it's impossible to know how consumers will react.

Loft Conversion Ideas: Clever Solutions for Your Home The best loft conversion ideas will help to alleviate space pressures on your home and help to improve circulation around the property. It's a cost-effective project that, done well, will add significant value to your home.

155: Can "The Rule Of Age 10" Really Predict Your Future? 155: Can “The Rule Of Age 10” Really Predict Your Future? - Young House Love.

4 Things to Do Before Hanging Outdoor Christmas Lights Before installing lots of Christmas lights, make sure your home has fire-resistant roofing materials and siding. Metal, clay and recycled rubber tiles, along with fiberglass-based asphalt shingles are some roofing materials to consider. As for siding, masonry, fiber cement and treated wood are good options.

5 Signs Your Oven's Heating Element is Broken Before you replace your range, check these signs to make sure you don't need to replace the oven's heating element.

My Home's Foundation Repair: Should I Do It? Structural repairs include fixing things like foundations, structural subfloors, columns, beams and load-bearing walls and roofs. So, repairing any part of the home that allows the building to stand as the builders intended it to stand qualifies as a structural repair.

4 Ways to Secure Your Home for the Holidays If you want peace of mind, prepare for the holidays by taking on the following home security projects. Installing a fence provides your home with a first line of defense. The extra obstacle will help deter would-be thieves from attacking your home.

How to Extend the Life of Your A/C - Today’s Homeowner When it comes to your home's heating and cooling system, you know that replacing it can be expensive. So, getting the most out of your current system should be your goal to delay a large replacement cost. Here are some tips that will allow you to increase the lifespan of your heating and cooling system.

How to Decorate for Thanksgiving: The Basics - Today’s Homeowner Planning to host Thanksgiving dinner? Make sure your home is filled with seasonally appropriate decor.

How to Host Friendsgiving and Thanksgiving Potlucks Many people like to celebrate Thanksgiving in addition to Friendsgiving, and make it special and memorable for guests. If you're hosting a party but need help with the details, here are some tips to inspire you!

DIY Floating Desk With Hidden Storage Learn how to build a space-saving DIY Floating Desk with Hidden Storage in a few easy steps with a tutorial and video from DIY Huntress!

14 Things Every First-Time Homebuyer Should Inspect - Ep. 45 Every first-time homebuyer should pay special attention to the home inspection. On this Week's Podcast: - First-time homebuyers may be excited.

Homebuilding Insight: Over 40% of Tradespeople Say Brexit Uncertainty is Preventing Business Growth This uncertainty, respondents said, has led to increased cost of materials due to the weakening of the Sterling, while a stagnating property market means less residential construction work is available. One respondent wrote: "I import all of my products from Holland.

How to Build a House for Under £150,000 Wondering how to build a house on a budget? You'll be pleased to hear that it is absolutely possible to build your own home, tailored to your exact needs and requirements, for less than £150,000.

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