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Considerations when Extending your Home

Posted on: August 1, 2020

Building an extension is a better alternative to moving to a bigger house in many ways – no hassle of packing everything, no getting to know a new area if you like the one you are in, and no solicitors fees and removal company fees. As well as this, a…

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The benefits of Marble

Posted on: July 22, 2020

It takes hundreds of years to form marble. It is a metamorphic rock that begins life as dolomite or limestone that is buried in the earth. For centuries, extreme pressure and very hot conditions transform the native limestone. The result is a large block of harder, denser and more colourful…

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Growing Older

Posted on: June 15, 2020

Most of us dread to think about getting old. However much we fight it though, we can’t stop time and we can’t reverse the ageing process. Why do we dread growing older so much? Perhaps it’s the recognition that we are closer to the end of our lives and thoughts…

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What is so special about Aran Wool?

Posted on: June 3, 2020

There is something special about Aran Sweaters. They feel warm and comforting, like a big hug. This is what they were for, a big hug from the Fisherman’s wives and ladies as they thought of their men out at sea braving the elements to get a catch. The Aran Sweater…

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UK Flowers you Might Spot This Summer

Posted on: June 2, 2020

Summer is finally upon us, and although many of us will not be enjoying a summer holiday abroad this year, we may well take the opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy a picnic. Flowers provide us with so much pleasure and we love to order stunning blooms from places such…

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The coming of Gaslight.

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Gaslight was an invention of the modern Victorian age. Even then open flames and candle light were still the usual forms of lighting used. It was the discovery and development by William Murdoch. It was thought that Gas could be a way to light factories and homes but Murdoch is…

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What to pack for your summer holiday

Posted on: June 1, 2020

When it comes to packing for your summer holiday there can be a long list of items that you need to take. Here is our handy list to  help  you. Image credit Clothing – probably one of the most important items. Of course you will want to take a range…

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Considerations before having a property extension

Posted on: May 29, 2020

Party wall If building an extension involves establishing or making foundations that come within 3 metres of boundary limits, party walls or foundation excavation within 6 metres of the boundary, the job will require you to comply with the Party Wall Act. Image credit Access How easy will it be…

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Captain Kirk has some explaining to do

Posted on: May 11, 2020

When the Enterprise gets back from its five year mission exploring the Universe and getting into all kinds of scrapes and tight spots what must the debriefing look like? One thing that Starfleet High Command might want to question is why there seems to be a much lower roll call…

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The way to clean your marble floor

Posted on: May 11, 2020

When you have a marble floor it is a real thing of beauty. For centuries the inclusion of marble suggests power, wealth and taste, so your new kitchen looks like a million dollars! However, as with any surface material, you’ll want to ensure that it stays it;s best for the…

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Buying or leasing, the choice you have to make

Posted on: May 11, 2020

Online research is often the first step that a potential customer will take before visiting a dealership with the aim of purchasing a vehicle. They may select two or three cars which suit their personal and professional needs, then visit the showroom to view the cars. This eliminates the need…

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How to manage visitors to your office

Posted on: May 7, 2020

Virtually every business will have visitors of one description or another coming to their building. Whether this is job applicants coming for interviews, suppliers or current or potential customers they will all need to be carefully managed around your site. The need for securely and safely managing visitors is not…

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Protecting your parcel when in the post

Posted on: May 7, 2020

Accidents happen all the time and this is still true when looking to post something. However there are steps that you can take to avoid any unfortunate breakages especially if you are sending something a bit fragile in the post. Rest assured that a Same Day Courier Slough based company…

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Sharing and reading are not the same thing

Posted on: May 4, 2020

When you log in to your Facebook account, do you read all the posts before you click and share to circulate memes or articles to your contacts list? Do customers pass on your company messages, when you publish online? You may be furthering your brand through content sharing, but the…

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What is land remediation?

Posted on: May 4, 2020

Space and land has always been a prime commodity and resource in the UK. As we live on an, albeit very large, island the ability to allocate and build/or housing, businesses parks, community parkland, forest and woodland and industrial manufacturing is fiercely debated whenever some becomes available or is needed.…

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Gloucester’s ancient wool trade

Posted on: May 2, 2020

Gloucester is a thriving city that pulls in many people, from first time buyers through to those looking for Park Homes Gloucestershire way such as http://www.parkhomelife.com/our-parks/orchard-park/. It is an area that has a varied and long history. One such moment in its history was its trading of sheep wool. Image…

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