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  • Five top tips to beautify the front of your home

    Although we have all been taught not to judge a book by its cover, you can bet that people will judge a house by its façade. You only get one chance to make a good first impression. While you may be concentrating on perfecting your interior, the outside of your property should be just as important.
  • How to manage your budget

    Take these five steps to ensure you set a realistic budget and to make sure you stick to it when doing your next home improvement project.
  • Choosing the perfect colour scheme for your home

    Choosing the perfect colour scheme for your home may seem daunting, but our pallette-perfecting tips explain the colour rules that designers follow and make it easy to decorate like a professional.
  • 7 tips to get your home ready for autumn

    As the clocks go back and the temperature drops now is the time to make sure your home is ready for the colder months ahead. Check out our seven top tips to getting your home ready this autumn.
  • Iconic movie houses - where are they now?

    Ever wonder what happened to the houses from your favourite movies? The Homeowner Blog takes a look at some of the most memorable movie homes of all time and where they are now
  • Gender-neutral nursery ideas

    Whether you’re planning your nursery ahead of time and leaving the gender reveal to the last moment, you’re against reinforcing gender stereotypes or simply hate the colour pink, these gender neutral
  • Show your True Colours

    Pantone recently announced the launch of a new colour, “Love Symbol #2”, inspired by music legend Prince. As you might expect, Love Symbol 2 is a deep shade of purple, to honour the long running

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