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Artificial Grass vs Real Grass | Blog

The question many people spend hours and hours debating with themselves for, do I go artificial or do I keep it real? Well I've put together some pros and cons to both artificial and real grass. There are a lot of benefits to both real and artificial grass, lets be honest, there are many other thing you want to be doing rather than mowing the lawn. There are a few key questions you should ask yourself before you purchase any form of grass: How much free time do I have to maintain the garden? Is the space in the sun...

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How to choose the right carpet? | Blog

Choosing your next carpet can be very daunting. Especially, when you first walk into a carpet store and see hundreds of choices, endless colours and  materials it can make you feel slightly overwhelmed. Realistically, the type of carpet that is the right option for you comes down to these three questions: What room is it for? What is your budget? What is the look or feel you are after?   What carpet should I use for different rooms? If you are putting carpets in a high traffic area, you will need a carpet that is slightly more hard-wearing and that doesn't...

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9 Fun Furniture Facts | Blog

A typical sofa's life span is between 7 and 14 years In 2020, the UK's population spent roughly £14.4Billion on furniture.  Modern day sofas, with cushions and fabrics, can be dated back to 1690 (17th century) in England, UK. The table was invented by the Egyptians.  According to SCS, £3Million is lost in sofa's every year in Britain. The first mattress can be dated back to 77,000 years ago; early mattresses consisted of straw, horse hair and feathers, however, the very first beds were just stones. In the 1400s and 1500s the four poster bed frame was a symbol of...

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7 Furniture Trends in 2021 | Blog

Curvy Furniture Corners are boring! Everybody has rectangular tables, boxy sofas and four sides on their bed. It's time to change the game, throwing out the big, boxy sofa and replacing it with a curvy couch will give your room a whole new energy; or maybe just a circular dining table could be enough to freshen up a room. Bold Colours Be bold, be bright, be you! Swap out the grey tones, blacks and whites. Get rid of the browns, tans and beiges. Splash a bit of colour into your house, maybe lime? How about orange? Blast from the Past...

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Living in small spaces | Blog

As the years go by it seems like we are paying more money for smaller and smaller properties. The average house in the UK was £256,000 in March 2021; this is £24,000 higher than March 2020. 20 years ago this amount of money would secure you a 4 bedroom house with a decent sized garden, however, nowadays you'd be lucky to get a 2 bedroom house for £100,000. So it's only logical that you buy a smaller house to save money! But with this means you have less space to live in. Let's discuss some ways to go around this...

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