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How To Find The Best Tanking System For Your Premises Home & Garden 

How To Find The Best Tanking System For Your Premises

Ensuring a good tanking solution as part of effective waterproofing If you’re about to create a basement space in your premises or are looking to remove damp issues in your present one, then an appropriate tanking system fitted by experienced professionals is a key part of ensuring good waterproofing. What is tanking? In a nutshell, it’s the application of a special coating to the inside of a basement to prevent water entering from the outside as it would otherwise do into spaces below ground level. It effectively makes the basement…

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Preparing Your Site For Burglar Alarm Installation Home & Garden Living in Essex 

Preparing Your Site For Burglar Alarm Installation

Whether you manage the security for your employer, own a commercial business or a residential property one of the best ways to secure your site is with the installation of a burglar alarm system. Your property, stock, machinery, resources, tools and equipment are some of your most valuable assets which you can’t afford to leave as easy prey for vandals and burglars. And with burglaries in the South East of England reaching an all-time high in 2018; it is more pertinent than ever to consider burglar alarms Essex as your…

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Tips to Avoid Getting Locked Out of Your Home Home & Garden 

Tips to Avoid Getting Locked Out of Your Home

Simple ideas to prevent the frustration and annoyance of locking yourself out There’s nothing more frustrating and annoying than locking yourself out of your house, and you can bet it’ll happen when you’re already running late or ultra-busy – times when such an inconvenience is especially unwelcome. The following may help you avoid that dreaded sinking feeling when you realise you’ve left your keys inside or mislaid them somewhere. Locksmith telephone number Firstly, prepare for the worst and have a backup in place in the form of the phone number…

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Essex Is Experiencing a Plague of Wasps Home & Garden 

Essex Is Experiencing a Plague of Wasps

Essex and other parts of the UK are experiencing more wasps than usual. The very warm summer and mild spring and natural two year cycle is boosting numbers. More uninvited six legged guests appearing in a wasp heavy few months Ask most people what their least favourite insect is and ‘wasp’ would likely be at the top of the list – indeed, the six legged striped stinger might even top a list of least favourite creatures full stop. Unfortunately, just lately Essex and other parts of the UK are experiencing…

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Don’t Let The Draught Ruin Your Lush Lawn Home & Garden 

Don’t Let The Draught Ruin Your Lush Lawn

The hot weather can put a strain on your grass so give it some help   The sunshine and dry weather usually means you can take advantage of your garden and enjoy it as a recreational space, but once we’ve had a few weeks of non-stop sun, high temperatures and no rain your lovingly tended green lawn can start to suffer. That lush look can fade to be replaced by a yellowy brown, bone dry expanse.   What can you do to keep it looking good?   Advance planning  …

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How To Avoid Neighbour Disputes Over Building Home & Garden 

How To Avoid Neighbour Disputes Over Building

Stay on good terms during renovations Building work can be a key cause of disputes but good communication and compliance with regulations can help you to stay on good terms with your neighbours.   There comes a time when most of us want to make improvements to our homes, but before you start any building works you may want to consider how it could impact on your relationship with your neighbours.   Leading cause of tensions Neighbourly tensions can be caused by a number of different things – excessive noise,…

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How to Test Out a New Kitchen-Diner? Hold A Dinner Party! Home & Garden 

How to Test Out a New Kitchen-Diner? Hold A Dinner Party!

You’ve just had a swanky new kitchen installed and you want to show it off to your family and friends – rightly so! But, how? Why not hold a dinner party to show off your wonderful new room while it still looks like a luxury kitchen showroom interior! A dinner party doesn’t need to be expensive, stressful or time consuming, it just means having good food with good company. They are the ingredients for a fabulous night. Invite your friends round There is nothing more rewarding than entertaining your closest…

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