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    Budgeting for Home Improvements

    As we move into 2019, many of us will be looking around our homes and thinking about what changes we can make to our homes. There are small projects like freshening up tired sofas, painting window frames, or changing curtains with the seasons. Beyond this, you might have more medium sized ideas in mind like painting a living room or putting in a... Read More

    by silb on December 18, 2018Comments (0)
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    Kitchen Design Trends for 2019

    As the year is winding to a close, and we are seeing Christmas decorations slowly creeping their way into shops on the high street, now is a good time to consider what the year ahead holds in terms of DIY and home improvement projects. After the festive period, you tend to see a spike in the number of people who undertake changes to their homes ... Read More

    by silb on November 20, 2018Comments (0)
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    Slow Time in the Trade

    We all know and experience slow time in work during late Fall and Winter. This is the off-season so you should be advertising your work the most before this time. It's a good time to put out deals for your services to attract more clients. Have a limited-time deal to push them to take action sooner than later as most people will want to wait unt... Read More

    by HomeDrywall&Painting on October 15, 2018Comments (0)
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    Ensuring You Are Protected as a Contractor

    Working as a contractor in the trades industry has its benefits. Self-employment gives you a great degree in terms of working on your own terms and being your own boss. The ability to pick and choose jobs that are within your skill-set is a valuable thing. As everyone in the same job knows, however, there are also downsides and challenges. Work... Read More

    by silb on May 29, 2018Comments (0)
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    Drywall Stilts and Work Safety

    Murwall's plasterer have receive their training on the use and maintenance of stilts.   Stilts must be used with proper training and workers must complete practical experience in the use of stilts . Murwall's plasterers stilts are from a recognized industry manufacturer who is providing an instruction manual on their correct use that ... Read More

    by Mur-Wall on May 22, 2018Comments (1)
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    Keeping Contracts While on the Job

    As the majority of users of this site will know, working as an independent contractor often means that you are the only person running the show. You might have an apprentice or two to help you out with the legwork from time to time, but the business side of running things will likely fall to you and you alone. This can put a lot of contractors i... Read More

    by silb on May 17, 2018Comments (0)
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    Eco-Friendly Home Improvements

    More and more of us are becoming conscious of the impact our lifestyles have on the planet. Thanks to major documentaries like Blue Planet on the BBC, we are being educated about the dangers of not being mindful about the consequences of our decisions. More of us are taking steps to make sure our homes have a small environmental impact. If you&r... Read More

    by silb on February 15, 2018Comments (0)
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    How to Get on The Property Ladder after University

    Leaving behind the student life and supporting yourself in the real world can be intimidating. Help yourself feel more confident about your finances with these 3 tips on how to manage money and set the foundations for a successful and happy future.   Make a Budget Plan Evaluating your current financial situation is the best way to plan a... Read More

    by silb on January 30, 2018Comments (0)
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    Style Tips For Your Rental Property

    If you are like one of the many people who have decided to reinvest their savings from the bank account into property, you might be new to the world of working as a landlord. A look at the market places reveals why so many have opted for this change. The supply of housing in the UK is so low, and loads of people are looking to find somewhere to ... Read More

    by silb on December 16, 2017Comments (0)
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    Basic DIY Tips

    When it comes to owning a home we all know that there’s a degree of maintenance and upkeep that’s required. Having the skills to be able to take care of your home can save you a great deal of money in repair men, and hassle when you can sort something yourself. There are a number of things that commonly go wrong in every home, but h... Read More

    by silb on December 06, 2017Comments (0)
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