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How To Buy A Chainsaw

Winter is a time for rest and regeneration in the garden as many plants slow their growth and consolidate in preparation for the new burst in spring. However, there are still a few jobs that gardeners need to keep on top of to maintain their gardens. One particular winter job is cutting back bushes and dead wood o...10:15 Tue 07th Feb 2012

Stay Warm And Save Money

With many Britons already feeling the pinch over the last couple of years with the downturn of the UK economy, a piece of good news is welcome. Winter can be a hard time for the elderly and those on fixed incomes who worry about paying their heating bills. However, there are many ways in which everyone can reduce their...12:30 Tue 29th Nov 2011

UK Oak aimes to provide the highest quality European oak products at the most competitive prices they can. On Demand UK-Oak try to hold stock of all their listed sizes in large enough quantities so that if you need oakm beams, oak gates, oak flooring or oak roofing tiles you should be able to rely...10:00 Wed 02nd Mar 2011

Stella Artois

Stella Artois is one of the world’s leading beer brands. Other brands associated with the company that makes Stella include Budweiser, Beck’s, Leffe, Hoegaarden, Bud Light, Skol, Brahma, Quilmes, Michelob, Harbin, Sedrin, Cass, Klinskoye, Sibirskaya Korona, Chernigivske, and Jupiler among others.The first recorded ...13:38 Fri 16th Jul 2010

Black & Decker

Black & Decker is an iconic brand name for power tools. The company is the world’s largest producer of power tools and accessories. They produce a huge variety of power tools such as saws, workmates, drills, grinders and sanders. In addition, there is an extensive range of garden tools including lawn mowers, hedg...13:08 Fri 16th Jul 2010

How to treat rising damp

Rising damp is caused when water from the ground spreads into the brickwork by means of capillary action, rising through fine cracks in the masonry. It is usually found only in the first metre or so of the wall.Since 1875 all new houses built were constructed with a damp course, essentially a membrane or, waterproof ba...15:56 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Caring for your Lawn – Watering, Weeds and Worms

In our last article we covered a general guide on how to care for your lawn during two of the most difficult and important times of the year – autumn and spring. In this section, we will show you a few tricks that you can use that aren’t season-specific that will make your grass top of the class.WateringBecause of ...15:26 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Caring for your lawn – Autumn & Spring

A lawn can be a tricky thing to look after. Too much or too little water, using the wrong height mower blades and adding a bit too much fertilizer can completely destroy your garden. Here we have constructed a guide that will allow you to get the best out of your grass all year round.AutumnAs the weather cools around a...15:26 Fri 09th Jul 2010

A Guide to Garden Ponds

A pond can be a very appealing feature in any garden. Whether it is big or small, a well-kept water feature offers a lot: the relaxing tinkling of a fountain or fall, a focal point with a surface that reflects your plants wonderfully, a home for frogs and a feeding spot and watering hole for birds and other wildlife.Bu...14:26 Fri 09th Jul 2010

How to Tile a Wall

Placing some tiles behind a bathroom sink is normally a very simple task, but tiling an entire set of walls is not only more time consuming, it is also vastly trickier.Before we start, its best to produce a checklist of everything you will need to tile your wall, as you wouldn’t want to find yourself missing importan...13:56 Fri 09th Jul 2010

How To Remove A Wine Stain

You arrive at a party wearing your best and most comfortable suit, shirt or dress. Before you know it, someone hands you a glass of your favorite red wine. You start to mingle and find it getting harder and harder to get through the crowd. Suddenly, someone jostles you and the red wine ends up down the front of your ex...13:26 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Creating Expectations: Using Door Handles, Door Fixtures and Door Furniture To Impress

 When a guest comes to your home the first thing they're likely to look at with any scrutiny is your front door. More directly, beyond the door and it's general surrounding the handle, fixtures and knocker (is applicable) are the first thing your guest is likely to interact with. With this in mind it makes se...10:45 Thu 17th Jun 2010

How To Make Your House A Home

Many of us have, at one time or another, picked up a paint brush or a screwdriver and done a bit of DIY. Whether it is to redecorate a new home or simply spruce up your existing one people are DIYing it for themselves often every weekend. It can be relatively easy to give your home a new look without breaking the bank....10:45 Thu 17th Jun 2010


Hornby is a leading brand of model railway in the UK. Hornby are famous for their Thomas the Tank engine and Friends range that includes Henry, James, Percy, Edward and of course Thomas. The company also produces freight rolling stock, passenger coaches, track, power systems and buildings to complete the model railway ...15:17 Wed 02nd Jun 2010

John Lewis

John Lewis is now one of the top ten retailers in the UK. The brand is known for its slogan "Never Knowingly Undersold" which has been in use for 76 years. The stores are synonymous with quality goods and stock homewares, clothing, electrical, toys and sporting goods. The John Lewis Partnership also owns Waitrose.The f...14:47 Wed 02nd Jun 2010


Bosch is a leading global supplier of technology and services. The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. They supply such varied items as automotive parts, power tools for both professional and domestic use, household appliances, industrial technology and security systems. The Bosch brand...14:47 Wed 02nd Jun 2010


Fairy is a brand long associated with quality and luxury. It is one of the leading brands of detergent in the UK. Some of the products in its line up are washing-up liquid, dishwashing tablets, washing powder and fabric conditioner. Its Non-Bio formula is advertised as gentle enough even for the soft skin of babies.For...14:47 Wed 02nd Jun 2010


Dulux is an internationally recognised brand of paint. This paint is used in homes across the UK everyday; it is a trusted brand that everyone has heard of. Other brands from the company that makes Dulux include Cuprinol for wood care, Glidden for trade paint, Polycell for predecorative products and Hammerite for metal...13:47 Wed 02nd Jun 2010

Focus DIY

Focus DIY is one of the largest DIY retailers in the UK. Their stores have sections for bathroom, kitchen, decorating, furniture, gardening and tools and offer great bargains. Focus DIY has their own branded goods plus all the big names in their stores. The brand was founded by Bill Archer and Greg Stanley (who had pre...16:00 Wed 26th May 2010

Wickes DIY Online

Wickes is a DIY supplier you can trust. They are the first point of call for tradesmen and also the public. The brand is well known for quality and service. They supply all types of DIY goods from tools to kitchen sinks.  In addition, they offer expert DIY advice to guide you through your home improvement projects...16:00 Wed 26th May 2010

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