A Primer on Pressure Washer Cleaning

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Pressure washers are the ideal tool for cleaning stubborn dirt and can be used for a variety of cleaning tasks. Typical uses for pressure washers include garden tidy up in autumn/spring such as patio cleaning, garden furniture cleaning and even BBQ cleaning. Many people often use pressure washers to clean their cars as it is a cheaper alternative to the car wash and normally gives a better result.

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How to Remove Wallpaper With No Sweat

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When we moved into our house last July the previous owners had gone for a "Spanish Villa" theme. All the walls were covered in terracotta coloured wallpaper with a bright yellow boarder.

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Restoration of Old Painted Wooden Furniture

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If you have an old piece of furniture that was painted over throughout the years then this can be bought back to life and made to look absolutely stunning. I have done this with various pieces of furniture and infact I have many pieces throught my house.

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Remodeling a Small Home with a Big Family

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Remodeling with children can be a struggle, especially with several small children. With a bit of planning it can be done. We bought a two bedroom home two years ago, knowing we would need to remodel it to suite our growing family.

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Beware of DIY Projects on Friday Afternoon

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Based on my experience, I strongly encourage you to not plan a "do it yourself" project on a Friday afternoon. Of course, that is when most people plan to do their home projects.

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Quick Do It Yourself Tip For The Experienced Renter

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I've never been much of a handyman, in fact I don't even own my own home. But just because I don't own my own home doesn't mean that I haven't picked up a few tricks along the way that can keep a place to live in top condition without breaking the bank.

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Home Improvements: From Shabby to Sleek

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Tired of not having enough storage? Tired of sitting at a messy cluttered desk but lack the funds to do anything about it? Office furniture is expensive. Organizational components can quickly become a pricey mess.

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Turning Old Clothes Into Cleaning Rags

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My best advice and most useful tips for people who want to get started in a DIY lifestyle is one that I have been using for many years. I can only guess at the thousands of dollars it has saved me because I buy hardly any paper towels or dishrags any more.

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Minimal Home Improvements

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Our home should be a secure, confortable, and relaxing place in which to live. It does not need to be excessive or extravagant, grand or imposing, just - our home.

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5 Surprising Uses for Shipping Containers

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Shipping containers are being increasingly used as a home building material and as small business premises, but there are also many innovative uses for them around the home and garden. Used shipping containers are cheap to buy, readily available, solidly built, easy to transport and very versatile.

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Flat Roof Replacement - A Look at Your Options

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Flat roofs are a common feature of many homes in Europe and the United States, they're cheaper to construct and easier to replace than a tiled roof. That's why specifiers include them in the designs of so many homes. Unfortunately, a flat roof is far more likely to hold water and leak that a sloped and tiled roof. Traditionally these roofs were covered with tar and felt to keep the water out and had a life expectancy of around 15 years.

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Top Tips for an Easy Home Renovation

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According to a recent survey by Zoocasa, 56% of homeowners in the last year have chosen to renovate their existing home rather than go through the stress of moving. This means that huge numbers of people up and down the country are currently completing or considering building works of some kind.

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Things You Need to Consider When You Are Renovating Your House

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A lot of times, people hire professional interior decorators and home designers when they decide to remodel and renovate their house. A lot of times, peoplejust hire these professionals and let them do what they want.

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Caring for Your Listed Building

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Owning a listed building can leave you the envy of your neighbours, being in possession of your own little slice of history. However, they can be expensive to upkeep and have a number of unique difficulties that as an owner you will need to overcome.

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The Benefits of Building Upwards with Professional Builders

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With the news that the UK Government is making it easier for property owners and builders to build extensions upwards, rather than outwards, many people are going to be keen to add another storey or two to their home or business. However, getting professional builders to build upwards can be even more difficult than building an extension outwards.

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