Home Improvement

Blog posts related to DIY and home improvement including DIY projects, painting and decorating, gardening, tool reviews and so on.

Saving water with the SES aqKWA Savings Engine

Sometimes I fall short of the standards I set myself. One area where I know standards have slipped over recent months is use of water. It being National Water Saving Week, I was asked by SES Water and Save Water Save Money to take a look at my water usage.

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Find out how much water you are using and get suggestions for reducing your useage by using the aqKWA Savings Engine from SES Water.

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A wake-up call to improve our home security

It was silly o’clock in the morning and one of the kids was at my side waking me up. “Daddy, daddy it sounds like someone’s trying to get in to the house.” I thought our home security was pretty good so I assumed she was mistaken.

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We are taking home security much more seriously following a recent lucky escape. Pic credit: The Digital Way on Pixabay.

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Putting our house on the market (at last)

We’re 10 days into 2018. How has is it been for you? For me it has been like being a passenger on an out of control diesel locomotive, all because of a conversation Mrs Adams and I had at the very end of last year about putting our house on the market.

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The start of 2018 has been a rollercoaster as we have finally taken steps to put our house on the market.

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The Gerber Center-Drive Multi-Tool. A quality tool for the DIY enthusiast

Here’s a little question for you. What does the Gerber Center-Drive Multi-Tool have in common with a bridge?

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The Gerber Center-Drive Multi-Tool. Ideal for the DIY enthusiast who wants a really high quality item.

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Getting more natural light into the loft with roof windows

The question of storage space has once again risen its head in our household. It’s not so much lack of space, but that Mrs Adams and I keep killing wardrobes by placing too much in them.

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Imagine sitting in your own converted loft space. In our case it would only be possible by installing roof windows and it’s an option we may consider to create more storage space.

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