Nov
19

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Winter is coming …

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Winter is coming and it is time to get our thinking caps on and think of warming ideas! Conservatories and lean to’s seem to be problem areas when it comes to keeping warm in the winter, but instead of avoiding the space why not attempt to keep it warm. Electric or gas heaters are good ways to warm rooms within your house, but when it comes to conservatories you don’t have the luxury of proper insulation. Draught excluders help to keep the warm air from escaping but it is also important to look at the windows and make sure that quality seals are used. If your conservatory has fitted blinds it is a good idea to make sure that these are pulled down to help avoid heat loss. Heated flooring is…

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Nov
14

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Don’t leave your furniture out in the cold…..

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You have spent £100’s on beautiful garden furniture – why not maximise its usage by bringing it inside? Here are some great reasons to bring your Garden Furniture inside….. The look is Timeless Good quality  garden  furniture can easily double up as an indoor dining table and still remain in keeping with classic decor. Nothing looks nicer than Rattan furniture in the conservatory or even in your lounge. Portable furniture Rattan garden furniture is lightweight and easy to move….so can easily be moved close to the TV for that elderly relative that is hard of hearing, or moved away from the TV if you need some quiet time away from the kids. Outdoor furniture is extremely durable. I am always looking for more seating around Christmas time when the family descends….

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Nov
11

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Autumn leaves are brown…

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Autumn is here and those pesky autumn leaves are piling up all over the garden. Instead of taking them to the tip or filling the bin with them, why not find a better way to use them? And as the weather gets wetter, don’t forget to bring your garden cushions indoors or store in an outside storage box. http://www.bridgman.co.uk/outdoor-storage-box Help your garden grow As many may already know, leaves can help to create a great compost or mulch. The carbon-rich leaves are perfect additions to a compost pile, shred them up and alternate between these and the greens you’d usually add to your compost pile. Fruit scraps, vegetables and lawnmower clippings are perfect greens if you are unsure of what to use. Leave these to sit and turn when you see…

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