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Cat Sleeping On Radiator

How to Bleed a Radiator

This is a fairly easy, step by step instruction guide to bleed a radiator. If you’re home doesn’t seem to be heating as well as it should be you might want to bleed the radiators in your home to fix this. Also, if you notice that your radiators are cold at the top and warm at the bottom you need to “bleed” them to get rid of the trapped air that’s causing the cold spots.

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Plant Pots And Cutlery

Indoor Greenery

House plants are a great addition to homes. Not only do they add a bit of character and comfort but are essential in helping to cleanse the air in your home. Also with the cool months here and our spending more time indoors, it will do you a world of good to expose yourself to some extra greenery. They won’t expect much in terms of care and maintenance and will never talk back. A match made in heaven.

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World Being Plugged In

Start Saving Energy

Energy prices are set to rise and now, more than ever, it’s important to do what you can to reduce your consumption. There is no reason not to adopt behaviours and practices that are more energy efficient and that will help to reduce your carbon footprint. And hey, if you don’t give a toss about the effect you’re having on the environment then at least do it to save the dosh.

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Wasp Nest With Wasps

Winterise Your Home to Protect from Pests

As the cooler months head our way it’s important to make sure your home is ready and prepared to deal with the changing climate. Most importantly you’ll also want to keep your home protected from pesky pests that understandably will be looking to set up shop in the warmth of your abode. Take the necessary steps to disallow pests and other vermin from making your home theirs.

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Mouse Catching Advice And Tips

Bye Bye Mice

Let’s face it. Whether you live in a new home or an older Victorian era abode, these creatures will get in and they can be a real nuisance if they’re not caught. See some tips below to help the pesky problem.

Remember mice are very small (1-2 inches long), so even the smallest of holes can make your home accessible to them.

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Benefits Of Steam Cleaning

Benefits of Steam Cleaning

Rumour has it that ‘steam cleaning’ was discovered in Europe only about 20 years ago when a pub landlord used steam from the cappuccino machine to clean lipstick from a wine glass. Boom, steam cleaning was born. I’m not sure how accurate or inaccurate this information may be, but regardless it makes for a nice little anecdote!

Anyway there are obvious advantages to using steam to clean, and three that top the list are:

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