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We went double glazed when we renovated the back end of our late ‘50s house and it’s hard to know what difference it has made. All I can say is that ...

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Sealing and draught-proofing sash windows is essential for improving energy efficiency and comfort in older homes. The first step is to identify wh ...

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To paint a metal door frame, start by taking some 240-grit sandpaper. Rub the chipped areas back and blend in their edges with the surrounding paint ...

I would suggest first checking for rust bubbles along the frame of the door. These will usually have slightly raised oval indentations on the body of ...

Here's a simple guide I put together to help you make a flyscreen frame. Step 1 Measure both the height and width of the interior of your windo ...

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Digital keyless locks that come with both fingerprint access and a keypad option provide the best of both worlds. They can be quick and easy for fam ...

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I suggest trying Scotch-Brite 155 x 100mm Heavy Duty Scourer Pad with dishwashing soap and water. If the blemishes still refuse to come off, I reco ...

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We have this problem at work every time the painters come through. Do not be tempted to hit the frame with a hammer as this will crack the glass (per ...

The first step to soundproofing windows is minimising any air gaps with foam or sealant. You'll want to add the foam stripping around the window and ...

Make sure you go for a short nap roller. Something like the UNi-PRO 100 x 4mm Nap Little Ripper Microfibre Mini Roller Set would be perfect, and it w ...

There are many ways to make your home less enticing to intruders. Avoid planting large bushes that can conceal activity close to your windows and do ...

Painting in neutral colours can be an easy way to add value. Can present more of a blank canvas and freshen up something that is looking tired or dat ...

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