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What to Look For When Buying a Gas Fireplace

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If you’re looking to add extra warmth to a room without wasting energy heating the rest of the house, a gas fire offers the most cost effective way to do so. But with so many different options to choose from, it’s important to do your research before buying a gas fireplace so that you can get the greatest possible value (and warmth) for your money. This article explores the available options and outlines the key features that you should consider before purchasing a gas fireplace.  What to look for in a…read more

Top 8 Vintage Dining Room Ideas

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Create the perfect vintage-style dining room with these top tips The dining room is undergoing something of an overhaul, with imposing, highly polished interiors giving way to fun and funky schemes that blend different time periods and styles, and which refuse to take themselves too seriously. Whether you’re going chic and retro or cosy and rustic, these vintage dining room ideas will help you get it right first time. Top 8 vintage interior design ideas for dining rooms Mix and match. Combine a wooden bench with painted metal chairs for…read more

Gas or Electric Fire: Which is Cheaper to Run?

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As the days get colder and the nights grow longer, it’s time to start preparing for the months ahead. Whether you need to replace an existing fireplace or are looking to top up the warmth provided by your central heating system, with the right choice you can minimise your energy spend without compromising on warmth. This post will help you decide between a gas or electric fire based on your heating requirements and the space for which it is intended. Gas fire or electric fire? Initial cost vs. long-term use…read more

6 Ways to Improve Ventilation in Your Home

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Unless implemented with the utmost of care, modern building measures designed to maximise space and increase airtightness can leave homes feeling hot and stuffy in the summer and damp in the winter. These top tips will help you improve ventilation in your home whilst preventing heat from escaping. Why is ventilation important? Temperature control is just the tip of the iceberg, so to speak. The correct ventilation will rid your home of excess moisture, minimising costly damp problems and preventing mould from accumulating. This is especially important if anyone in…read more

Things To Consider When Choosing Your Next Bath

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The bathroom is a key feature of your home, it is somewhere where you will spend a lot of time. The focal point is often the bath, as this is the most eye catching piece in terms of design. There are a whole host of baths available, from off the shelf acrylic baths, to high end bespoke cast iron baths. Of these, we highly recommend a cast iron bath – they are aesthetically stunning; add value to your home and are low maintenance as well as being difficult to damage…read more

New Green Deal Funding For Home Improvement

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Keep your home warmer for less with a share of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund The government has announced an additional £70 Million will be available on the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund. This is the third release of funds designed to help you keep your home warmer for less; benefiting you and the environment. Synergize specialise in numerous techniques that will help you to keep your bills down and keep your home warmer in the winter. As we head toward spring, it is the ideal time to consider…read more

Putting A Cast Iron Bath In A Petite Bathroom

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To Make The Most Of A Smaller Bathroom With  A Cast Iron Bath A cast iron bath is an extremely attractive piece of bathroom furniture that makes a fantastic centrepiece to any room, and even in its smaller guise gives a more relaxing bathing experience. It’s often questioned as to whether or not a cast iron bath will fit into a smaller bathroom – as not everyone is blessed with space for one reason or another.


Caring For A Cast Iron Bath

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What Is A Cast Iron Bath? A Cast Iron Bath – like the name suggests is a luxurious bath tub that is made from cast iron. Cast Iron baths are a stunning centrepiece that make great additions to bathrooms, regardless of whether you are trying to achieve a contemporary or modern look. This type of bath is a great investment, as it is a great way to relax, as well as adding value to  your home as they are a highly sort after piece. There are a number of do’s…read more