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Hi I am Aimee, I love to post and write about the home and things that can save money. Follow me on my journey to making the perfect nest for my family.

Problems with toilets

Toilet problems can usually be divided into either blockages or problems with the mechanics inside the cistern. Here are some common problems with toilets and some simple repairs you can do yourself – but if in doubt, always call in a professional. Changing the valve If the inside of the valve is dirty or full of limescale, use wet and …

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Affordable Bathroom Makeovers

Updating your bathroom needn’t mean spending wads of cash and having your house invaded by plumbers. Simply refreshing a few elements of design and décor can make an amazing difference to the overall appearance of the room, giving your bathroom a brand new look without breaching your budget. Make your bathroom shine Get cleaning that ceiling along with tops of …

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Bathroom Heating & Lighting

When it comes to heating and lighting the bathroom is possibly the most important room in the house to get it right. Light is needed for personal grooming as well as just to see what you’re doing and heating is essential because, let’s face it, you’re getting naked in there! Bathroom safety: Lighting in the bathroom is subject to strict …

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7 Creative Ways To Improve Your Home With A Sunroom

Enjoy reading, and want to open your home to natural sunlight? Want to utilize the sun’s natural heating properties to bring warmth to your house? Looking for an ideal gathering space for your family? If you are looking to extend your house and provide extra space, a sun room is an ideal option. They’re cost ­effective and multinational, and integrate …

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Kitchen Planning

The kitchen has greatly grown in emphasis when buyers are considering a new home. This is reflected in the fact that a greater number of developers are investing more time and money on creating the “perfect kitchen” for their property. The kitchen is one of the most flexible rooms in a property; almost everything can be changed, the plumbing and …

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Bedroom Organizing: How to Reorganize Your Favorite Room

Bedroom Organizing: How to Reorganize Your Favorite Room

So you’re ready for something new. You’ve had it with sleeping amid the Lego’s your kids left on the floor, the piles of dirty laundry, the stack of bills on the nightstand, and, for whatever reason, the broken rotisserie that somehow ended up in the corner. You’re ready to declutter and claim your personal space back from the rest of …

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Reduce Energy Use: Eco-Friendly Ideas for Lowering Your Electric Bill

Reduce Energy Use

High energy bills obviously drain our wallets, but they also remind us about how much energy we use on a daily basis. Even if your electric bills aren’t substantial, do you ever wonder if you could lower your energy consumption to live a more eco-friendly, green lifestyle? The thought of reducing your energy consumption may sound daunting, but there really …

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Original Sash Windows and Repairs in London

Original sash windows in London

We’ve all seen that beautiful sash window glass with imperfections in it. We’ve all seen a sash window that needs repairing extensively. Why do we persist in repairing and making them good? Well the bottom line answer is this. They look stunning! The beauty and aesthetics of a sash window just can’t be matched and the maintenance, decoration, and repairs …

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Money Saving Advice For Stain Removal: Review: Spotless, Room-by-Room Solutions to Domestic Disasters

Home Task Checklist

I’ll say this, it’s a great book and it’s worth a read. Is it worth the price tag with all the information available online these days? I’ll say no – just my opinion, only because a book is already out of date. Every time I google a cleaning solution, the goal posts have changed and there’s a better solution. That’s …

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Go Green – Buy Local: A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Local Produce in the UK

Buy Local

The opening of the UK’s first Whole Food Market in London recently highlighted the public’s interest in organic and local produce. More than 500 greenies visited the eco-wise store on the first morning setting a precedent for similar markets across the country. But why go local? What’s all the fuss about? Tastes have become more eclectic as the UK’s ethnicity …

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