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5 Simple furnishings that add variety to any room

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Given how expensive it can prove to furnish a home, the last thing you want is to splash the cash on a fancy sofa or table only to find that… well, it looks dated already. Still, budgetary concerns could force you to limit your shopping to the likes of flea markets and antique stores. In […]

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The heat is on: smart meters cause thermo-spats

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SMART thermostats are sparking bitter heating arguments between couples – according to livid Mumsnet users. The gadgets, made by companies including Nest and Hive, allow homeowners to control the temperature of their properties via their smartphone. They’re a good way to cut down on your energy bills, with the Energy Saving Trust claiming a smart […]

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Which are better light bulbs : CFL Lights or LED lights?

The Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) bulbs and LED lights are popular options of lighting among today’s various lighting systems. CFLs are fluorescent lamps that emit light from a mixture of phosphors inside the bulb and have been intended to replace incandescent lamps. A light-emitting diode is a lamp that emits light within a limited band […]

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Easy Steps to Get Rid of Gnats

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Among other pesky pests, gnats are among the annoying insects faced by tenants and homeowners. Gnats are two-winged flying creatures that resemble mosquitoes – small in size but can drive you nuts at times. Gnats can cause harm to kids, house plants, kitchen wares and home pets, as they feed on plants, other insects and […]

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