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4 Tips to Have a Cool, Summer-Ready Home You can expect climbing temperatures and high cooling bills each summer. But here are some simple tips to cut those energy bills.

The Secrets Your Garage Door Reveals About You JB Doors discuss the secrets your garage door reveals about you and the things you didn't know you should consider before buying a garage door.

Timber Frame Houses: 12 of the Best If you are wondering if timber frame is for you, we've collected the best timber frame houses in the UK to give you a healthy dose of inspiration for your own project. If you want to know more details about the timber frame systems available and their costs, check out our timber frame beginner's guide.

July Lawn & Garden To-Do List How does your garden grow? If it needs some help, check out our July to-do list!

Quiz: where should you move based on your dream home? Well, now's the time to put your mind at rest. Take our quiz to find out! Every country has its own unique design culture and architecture, so where would you best fit in? Would a preference for the romantic and timeless make Paris a perfect location, or would a love of the classic and urban put London on the cards?

How to Install Tile on a Concrete Porch or Patio Want to tile a concrete patio or porch, but wonder how that differs with indoor tile installation? Here's everything you need to know about the process!

How to Clean a Grill Using Aluminum Foil and Vinegar Here's a simple way to clean the cooking surface on a barbecue grill using aluminum foil and white vinegar. The acid in the vinegar cuts through grease and cooked-on food, while the foil acts as an abrasive to remove the food residue. Watch this video to find out more.

MADE.com launches organic cotton bedding and towels Some of you may remember that last year I went to Portugal with made.com to see the two factories where they source their ceramics. Both family-run firms - one of which had employees who had been there for over 30 years.

5 Must-Have Tools for Construction Projects Whether you're new to do-it-yourself projects or an old pro, certain things should remain on hand at all times when starting a new construction project in your home. With every job, having the right equipment is the difference between showing off the completed project and spending money to correct problems.

4 Signs That Your Home Has Plumbing Leaks Leaky pipes lead to big utility bills — that's why regular inspections are necessary. Here are 4 signs that you definitely have a plumbing leak.

DIY Mobile Miter Saw Stand One of my favorite and most used shop builds is my miter saw stand. I looked it up today and I built this in Feb of 2014. It was one of the first things I built for my old shop but it was before I was making build videos. It's mobile so I can move it about, which I do very often.

How To Make Decorative Oars How To Make Decorative Oars - Young House Love.

Rockett St George In-House Designs I'm sure most of you are familiar with Rockett St George, the cool online store that famously showcases its wares against a black background beloved by magazine editors the world over.

10 Brilliant Home Renovation Ideas In place of standard sheets of ply over the rafters and joists, there are three layers of 6mm ply that have been glued and laminated in place to form a strong, curved construction - similar to the hull of a ship. The insulation too is a series of built-up layers, with a single-ply membrane over the top.

Bringing the Outside In: 15 Genius Design Ideas If you're keen on bringing the outside in, check out these great design ideas for how you can do it, whatever your project.

3 Tips to Lengthen Your Concrete Patio's Life A concrete patio is beautiful and durable, but regular maintenance will strengthen the surface and keep it looking its best.

Six of the Best: Curved Sofas This is the part of the year where the actual stuff catches up with the endless trend reports. Back in April I wrote, not for the first time, that curves were the new shape. I didn't say then, and wonder now, if they are an antidote to the clean, straight lines of mid-century modern.

Making the most of your hallway and landing space UK Home Improvements look at how to make to most of your hallway and landing space to maximise your homes storage and aesthetic potential.

Kit Out Your New Home With the Best Amazon Prime Day Deals Our sister site RealHomes.com is covering the 48-hour sales bonanza. Check out their selection of the very best deals.

Remarkable Oak Frame Forever Home Despite the sensitive, historic nature of their plot, as well as the fact that it was prone to flooding, Rachel and Darren Luke have overcome every challenge to build a stunning, oak frame ‘forever’ home.

Building a House: The Step-by-Step Guide If you have the necessary skills, you may choose to be really hands on when it comes to building your own house, or you may choose to act as your own project manager or hand the whole project over to a package company to take on the project management and build for you.

How to Build a Grill Shelter How to Build a Grill Shelter. There's nothing like grilling outside with family and friends, but you also want to protect that grill from the elements. Rather than leave this grill out in the open, we're building a covering that can provide some protection.

Formula Packs Plant Nutrition & Garden Soil Miracle-Gro packs everything you need in one bag: soil, fertilizer and compost!

4 Things You Can Do to Increase Your Home's Value If you plan on putting your home on the market in the near future, you might want to take a quick look at these simple and affordable upgrades. Painting your home's interior walls is one of the most cost-effective ways to increase the value of your home.

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