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3 amazing tips for restoring teak garden furniture

Furniture, particularly outdoor furniture can be a bit of a nightmare when it comes to keeping it in good condition. With the environment, general wear and tear, and a whole load of other variables working against you, it can often seem like you are fighting a losing battle. Teak garden furniture is particularly challenging as […] More

The best ways to utilise teak furniture

When you are building the perfect garden for your new home finding the right additions for the outdoor space in the form of furniture, plants, and decor is a very important first step. If you do not think carefully about the type of furniture and decor that you are going to using you run the […] More

Pot-plant gardening ideas for city-dwellers

First, take the time to gather the seeds for two of your most treasured backyard assets: tomatoes and herbs. You can plant the tomatoes in pots of coffee filters or milk cartons with holes punched through for the beans to grow through. Check out http://www.bugman.com/tomato.html for ideas. Or get a whole row of tomato plants […] More

Preventative Measures To Deter Pests Away From Your Home

Have you ever had insects, bugs and other pests descend upon your home? Instead of waiting to take action to defend your home, why not go on the defence before these pesky creatures decide to make it theirs too? You can do quite a few different things to eliminate what pests find appealing, which should […] More

Giving New Life to Your Zen Garden

Even if your Zen-feature dominant garden was perhaps designed and constructed by the most seasoned and experienced of landscapers, it’s never a matter of just having it done once and then enjoying it for the rest of your life. Every garden, particularly one which harbours Zen features, functions as somewhat of a living creature, which […] More

The Growing Popularity of Modular Homes

In recent years, there has been a rise in modular construction developments. Companies such as BMarko are leading the charge, creating modular data centers, offices, restaurants, and even bathrooms. Many have started to realize the cost-saving benefits of creating these structures off-site, only transporting them to location upon completion. It has lead to a modular […] More

When Do You Receive Money When Selling Houses for Cash?

You might know the fundamentals of selling a house, and contrary to popular belief, selling a house is not as easy as counting one to three when selling a house, whether through cash or mortgage. Each process requires a different approach and methods. As for cash buyers, it is often the most straightforward method among […] More

How to Tell Real Diamonds are Fake?

It is as if the higher the value of an item, the easier it gets to fake it. From luxury, clothes turned to knock-offs, and branded shoes turned to imitations – it is only a matter of time that diamonds will be involved in the population (and it did). Since diamonds belong to the category […] More

A brief introduction to European Oak Timber

Sourcing the right timber that is local to your build is essential in keeping your carbon footprint low. With that in mind, many people are choosing to use European Oak Timber in their construction projects. This hardwood is versatile and attractive in its appearance if well maintained.  Here is a brief look at the benefits […] More

Is it time to update or upgrade your conservatory?

Conservatories were previously only used for special occasions and were definitely a statement of wealth and high-culture. Now they are very popular and you’ll see many houses with them. They look amazing in gardens with composite decking, leading from the door out in to the garden, the perfect garden party setup. They’re also no longer […] More