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Did George Washigton really have wooden teeth?

Posted on: September 17, 2021

There are many tales about the first President of the United of America. Some are true (he never fathered any children), others are downright propaganda (he didn’t cross the Delaware at the head of his troops by row boat and with a massive flag flying). Others are just apocryphal (he never said “I cannot tell a lie” and nor did he cut down a cherry tree). One thing about the man that has persisted is…

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Design Your Own Cocktail Party

Posted on: February 3, 2021

How to design your own cocktail invitation says a lot about your sense of fashion and personality. When you are thinking of inviting your friends for cocktails, parties or even a date, the last thing that you want to do is go through a lot of hassle just to get them invited. You would want to invite them and have all their attention diverted from your own agenda and then from designing the invitation cards,…

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A warm welcome to St Patrick’s day.

Posted on: January 25, 2021

It no longer matters if you are a Catholic or Irish when it comes to celebrating St Patrick’s day. Everyone is adopted Irish, or will claim they have it somewhere in their ancestry when the big day comes around. It has now become more a celebration of this little country of the coast of Europe. A testament to the diaspora of its people and the mark they have left on the world. People across the…

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How do you know who is in the building

Posted on: September 30, 2020

Image credit   Managing visitors to your workplace as well as your employees can be a stressful task to undertake, especially as it is incredibly important from a fire safety and security point of view. There are a number of things that you can do to make this a little easier.   Receptionists – make sure that you employ a receptionist to work your business opening hours. They can act as the first point of…

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How to look after your garden in winter

Posted on: September 28, 2020

Image credit   Now that the autumn nights are drawing in, the last of the summer blooms are starting to fall and the short lived autumn colour will soon be gone by mid November. Therefore it’s time to start to think about what you are going to do about looking after the garden. What can you do to make sure you prize possessions don’t succumb to frost damage and too much wet weather?   First…

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Roof Maintenance Tips

Posted on: September 24, 2020

A very important roof maintenance tip is to always check the roof for signs of wear and tear. As the weather changes, the quality of the roof can change. Some roofing materials such as shingles and asphalt are known for being prone to fading, staining and chipping. The best roof maintenance tip is to keep your roof well-maintained and avoid the wear and tear that can occur. If you find spots that are discoloured or…

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Ten tricks used in new-build show homes

Posted on: September 23, 2020

Buying a house is one of the most important purchases you will make in your life and usually the most expensive. We don’t always buy with our heads – in many situations, our heart takes over and a house just feels ‘right.’ Here are some of the tricks employed to make you fall in love with a new-build show home. Image Credit 1. Mirrors This is one of the oldest tricks and one many home…

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The Benefits of Bespoke Design for Your Home Interior

Posted on: September 21, 2020

If you’re considering an addition to your home but aren’t sure about the different advantages and benefits that come with installing bespoke design for your home interior, you may want to check out the many different advantages that come with this type of design. For starters, it can make a huge difference in the appearance of your interior, as well as help to create the best possible look. Image credit When designing your room, you…

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Creating More Space in your House and Making the Most of the Home you Have

Posted on: September 15, 2020

If you are feeling as if there is not enough space I your home, you may be considering moving house – but if you don’t want the stress and expense of moving, and just want to have some additional space in your home, there are ways that you can create some space without having to move – after all, if you like your home and the area that you live in, staying put is the…

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Setting up a home office in your garage

Posted on: September 7, 2020

With more and more people working from home due to the current pandemic that has swept across the globe, people are looking for ways in which they can turn existing space that they have into an office. For some people this could be turning a spare bedroom into a working space and for others it could be converting the garage. Image credit   Garage space is often used as a dumping ground for all the…

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Types of roof from the past

Posted on: August 28, 2020

Roofs are important. It is one of the first things that our mesolithic ancestors learned the moment they decided to give up on the living in caves lifestyle that they had going on. As they ventured out into the big wide world and began to build their homes they realised that they needed something above their heads to stop the pesky rain coming in. Thus the roof was invented. With the invention of roofs comes…

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Comedy that happens in Kitchens.

Posted on: August 27, 2020

Ever noticed how the kitchen seems to be the basis for so much comedy. It’s where some of the best comedic action happens. There are several examples where the jokes are said or are set up for later. The kitchen offers so many opportunities for comedy not only in the creation of bad cakes or food and it’s preparation. For example, in Morecombe and Wise’s famous Kitchen sketch, where they create their breakfast to the…

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Some interesting things about Marble

Posted on: August 22, 2020

Marble is one of the most popular building surfaces used by humans. It gives a beautiful sparkly shine that, once it is smoothed and polished, looks incredible. What is it about marble that means we like to use it so much? You will see it on kitchen surfaces and in lobbies as entrance flooring, you might even see it on walls or as pillars to support the roof. It is also used a lot for…

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How a clean office can increase productivity

Posted on: August 13, 2020

What’s one of the quickest ways of increasing the productivity of your staff? If you want to get a quick win for your reception staff then Get new chairs for your reception area. Reception Chairs are one of the first things that people see when they enter the building and that includes the staff. Why do you need to have a tidy office? Here are some basic reasons why you do. Image credit It will…

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What is soil remediation?

Posted on: August 1, 2020

Soil remediation is the process whereby land resources are returned to the original state or basic condition. This means the condition it would have remained in if damage hadn’t happened from human use. This remediation uses land management practices that can remove, control, contain or mitigate environmental risks, so that the site no longer poses a significant threat to human health or the environment. For a Soil Remediation Service, visit a site like Soil…

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Why Scientists are the Ultimate Superheroes

Posted on: August 1, 2020

As we all suffer the consequences of a virus sweeping the world, our lives, jobs and holidays have been put on hold and many people have contracted and died from this new and sometimes deadly disease, all everyone wants is to be able to go back to normal. Image Credit As life tentatively started to open up in the UK it was very clear that we were still a long way from normal. But hope…

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The Rooftop, a place to fall in Love, fight a terrorist and catch a Spy!

Posted on: July 30, 2020

Why is it that in many exciting television spy thrillers, terrorist attack sequences and Love Films the roof of a building is used to set the scene?  Depicting the story of Mary Poppins or Fiddler on the Roof without a rooftop scene would be impossible.  Either of these roofs could have been expertly repaired by companies specialising in Flat Roof Repair Bristol to make them safe for the actors and actresses to stand on. Image…

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Flooring tiles for your new home

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Buying a house is just the start of it. After you have sorted out the mortgage and gone through the legal process it is time to start thinking about what you want to do with the place. If you aren’t at the stage of getting solicitors  quite yet have a look at some Fixed fee conveyancing so that you can get that out of the way. If you have a new build property then you…

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A flea’s life cycle

Posted on: June 22, 2020

Pet owners are usually familiar with dealing with bothersome fleas. Fleas are not picky eaters, after all, feeding from the blood of dogs and cats, ferrets and rabbits, and, of course, people, when the need arises. While many people have encountered these nasty little parasites, they know little about them. However, despite their discomfort, fleas are actually interesting creatures. Image credit 1.A flea life cycle occurs in 4 different stages: eggs, larvae, pupae, and full-grown.…

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Tips for Successful Event Management

Posted on: June 17, 2020

Are you thinking about taking a qualification to become an event manager or have you been working considerable experience in event management? Either way, it does not hurt to remind yourself of the golden rules to be successful in the industry: Client communication There is no success without the ability to understand what the client wants out of an event and to be able to discuss it. It’s surprisingly easy for two people to misinterpret…

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