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Lagging Pipes and Water Tanks

| April 9, 2015
Lagging Pipes and Water Tanks

Properly lagging both hot and cold water pipes and tanks is an important part of saving energy and money in your home.

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Want a Warmer Home? 7 DIY Insulation Tips

| April 9, 2015
Want a Warmer Home? 7 DIY Insulation Tips

Insulating your house well is beneficial both in terms of saving energy and saving money. A well insulated house is also much nicer to live in than a draughty house (obviously).

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Treating Mould and Mildew

| April 9, 2015
Treating Mould and Mildew

Simply painting over patches of mould and mildew might hide the marks for a while, but unless the mould spores are killed, it is unlikely that will be the last you see of them. Here is a complete guide to killing the mould spores and then covering the stains on your walls.

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Causes of Condensation

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Condensation occurs when warmer air (the air inside your house for example) comes into contact with a cold surface such as a window. Warm air can carry much more water vapour than cold air…

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Draughtproofing Windows and Doors

| April 8, 2015

If you have a UPVC door or windows, draughtproofing will almost always be included as part of the design. However, if you have wooden doors and window frames, they might not be as draughtproof as you would like.

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Insulating a Concrete Floor

| April 8, 2015
Insulating a Concrete Floor

The concrete floors of most modern houses should all have been insulated during construction, normally using a thick layer of dense polystyrene laid in sheets between the hardcore base and the finished surface. In older houses, this insulation layer may be missing from concrete floors, and it is definitely worth thinking about adding some if […]

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Waterproof and Weatherproof Sealants

| August 11, 2014

Waterproof and weatherproof sealants generally come in two different forms: liquid and paste or mastic.

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Dry Lining a Wall

| April 16, 2012

Dry Lining involves applying plasterboard sheets to a masonry wall and using the face of the boards as the surface for decoration.

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Loft and Roof Insulation

| June 11, 2011
Loft and Roof Insulation

Loft insulation is one of the quickest and easiest ways of saving energy and money. Up to 25 per cent of all the heat lost from the average home is lost through the roof.

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