7 Pool Maintenance Steps for your Spanish Villa

When in Spain, make the most of the glorious weather and enjoy the pool in your garden or on the terrace. A quick dip into the cool blue water whenever the fancy takes you is surely one of the most enjoyable things about living in Spain. Swimming is not just fun for all the family, it’s a grea

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The Wonders of MDF

It is fair to say that MDF has revolutionised many areas of carpentry and DIY, and at the same time it has polarised opinions. Advocates say that it is the best thing ever, with all the advantages of wood and none of the disadvantages, as it is easy to work with and far cheaper than natural alternat

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How to Get Your Home Ready to Enjoy Hazy Summer Days

As warmer weather approaches, you may notice your home isn’t quite ready for summer yet, even if you are. Getting your home ready for the summer months doesn’t have to be a daunting task, however. With a little preparation and some planning, you can have your home ready, so you can spe

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Considerations When Buying a Fixer Upper

Urban living is expensive for most everyone. For Millennials trying to buy their first home, the prospect is even more daunting as the rising price of housing is outpacing their ability to save for a down payment, and home sales are falling so there’s a smaller and more competitive market. T

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9 Swimming Pool Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

 It’s a dream for many people to have a pool in their garden. But it’s not a dream to have to deal with the cleaning and maintenance that come with keeping your pool in the best possible shape. Avoiding nasty chlorine smells and murky water can take some dedication, but it’s

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Blocked drains? Grease is the word

Sunday morning brunch and it’s your turn to do the washing up, but what to do with the fat from the frying pan? Pour it down the sink and run the hot water tap for a bit, that should do it. No, no, that won’t do it. In fact, it’s the worst thing you can do! Instead, when you&rsq

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Property Renovation – When to Call In the Experts

It’s a buyers’ market out there, so it’s always wise to consider the benefits of renovating your home before you decide to sell. There is plenty of evidence to suggest that replacing a kitchen or installing a new bathroom can add value to a home and make it easier to sell. Howeve

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