Great Ways to Transform Any Space in Your Home with a Skylight

Want to add a touch of magic to the home? A skylight could be the answer. Installed into the roof or ceiling, skylights can deliver a lot of benefits to the home. The fact they add extra natural light into the space is perhaps the biggest benefit they deliver. The more natural light gets into the home, the nicer and brighter it’s going to feel. Here, you’ll discover just a few great ways to transform any space in your home with a skylight. A kitchen skylight Adding a skylight to the kitchen can really enhance the space. This is especially…

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Tips to help your children with buying their first house

With the cost of renting at an all-time high, it’s becoming more and more difficult for first-time buyers to get a foot onto the property ladder. No parent likes seeing their child throwing money down the drain on rent, which is why so many choose to offer their offspring financial assistance for a mortgage. In fact, the “Bank of Mum and Dad” now funds over a quarter of all home purchases. So, if you’re in a position to help your son or daughter purchase their first house, what’s the most financially viable decision for your situation, and how do you…

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How to Check If My Fascias and Soffits Need Replacing

Fascias and soffits represent an essential part of your home’s structure – particularly, your roof structure. They protect your roof by keeping out any rodents, debris, and water – but they also help your home have a more finished look.  Still, like with many other things in life, fascias and soffits might begin to deteriorate at some point. If they are not well-maintained, they will certainly get damaged – and at that point, it might be high time to replace them. Fascia and soffit installers, CSM North East share their insights into when your fascias and soffits show signs of…

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5 Fun Facts About the History of Chess

Handmade wooden chess sets are making a comeback in recent years, and there’s a very good reason for that: people love the look of handmade chess pieces that evoke an era of time gone by. A wooden chess set has something classic about it that just can’t be mimicked by mass-produced plastic pieces, as convenient as they may be at times. If you want to know more interesting factors about chess sets, read on to discover 5 fun facts about how chess—including handmade chess pieces and beyond—have been loved (or hated!) throughout history. Fact #1: The longest tournament chest game…

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Smyths Toy Superstores Are Having A Party!

Like many children, Smyths Toys Superstores is one of my girls favourite place in the world. I like sitting in spa’s for the day they like sitting in toy shops. I remember the excitement that I used to feel as a child when going to visit a toy store. It was amazing especially when you can get hands on with some of the toys. So seeing my daughters little faces light up when I say we’re going to Smyths makes me so happy. Smyths are throwing a free party this bank holiday weekend. This Sat 25th, from 9am, Smyths stores…

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