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Harry's Home Improvement Blog

Hello, my name is Harry and this is my home improvement blog. Welcome! On this blog, I will be discussing many different home improvement and construction topics. I should explain that I am not a professional contractor. However, I have just come to the end of a home renovation project which took over 2 years to complete. During that time, I worked with dozens of different contractors in order to get my house into shape. I have spent hours working alongside plumbers, electricians, surveyors and roofing specialist. I learnt so much about their different trades that I decided to start this blog.

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Drain Cleaning vs Drain Unblocking: Why Both Services Are Important

28 April 2019
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Drains are the unsung heroes of your home. They remove waste water, dirt and other debris from your plumbing fixtures, moving these items into nearby sewers. However, your drains will need a helping hand from time to time. They need to be cleaned regularly and unblocked in case too much debris accumulates. Drain cleaning and unblocking are two separate services that your plumber may provide. You can think of drain cleaning as a preventative measure for your drains. Read More …

3 Refrigeration Retrofits That Can Improve Energy Efficiency

29 March 2019
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For many food retail businesses, the cost of running refrigeration equipment makes up a significant part of the company's budget. Here are three features that you can retrofit onto your refrigeration system to make it more energy efficient and therefore reduce your running costs. 1. Glass Doors  If your business currently uses open coolers to display products, you can enjoy significant savings simply by adding a glass door to each refrigerated case. Read More …

4 Benefits of Mixing Ceramic Tiles With Your Glass Splash Backs

5 March 2019
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Few materials can make your kitchen shine and stand out like glass splash backs. During daily food prep activities, you'll be surprised just how much staining can occur on your back walls, countertops and floors. Glass prevents such staining from occurring by providing a durable and stain-resistant surface to make cooking more fun. You can make your splash backs even better by mixing glass with ceramic tiles. Ceramic is flexible, durable and cost effective. Read More …

Why Wooden Sliding Windows Would Be Right for Your Home

16 January 2019
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Sliding windows are becoming an increasingly popular option for homeowners. Available in an assortment of materials, styles and finishes, you can rest assured that they will seamlessly blend in with your current décor preferences. Below are some of the reasons why sliding windows would be a worthwhile addition to your home. Outlines the spectacular sights of your outdoors One of the primary reasons why people opt for sliding windows for their home is their unsurpassed ability to provide you with unobstructed views of your premises. Read More …

Automatic Gates—The 3 Types You Could Choose to Install

22 October 2018
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Automatic gates are steadily phasing out manual gates for many reasons. To begin with, these gates offer a higher degree of security than their manual counterparts do because they have stringent measures for restricting access. Another reason why automatic gates are soaring in popularity is their operation, which also has features such as remote access via WIFI and built-in intercom systems. Thus, it is unsurprising if you are considering installing an automatic gate on your property. Read More …