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    Home Improvement

    What are this year’s garden space trends?

    2019 is well underway now. We’ve already had the hottest winter day on record in the UK — twice! 2018 saw many garden trends taken advantage of, including ecological gardens, asymmetrical scheme and wood-effect tiles, but what will be this year’s go-to feature? Here, we explore what may be the next thing to sweep the nation off its feet. Adult treehouses For those who have a spacious back garden, you may be tempted to build an adult treehouse! We’ve all heard of the ‘man cave’ and ‘she shed’, but 2019 is set to be the year of the adult treehouse. We love a getaway, and if you have an area…

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    How to Make Your House More Energy Efficient

    Making your house more energy efficient is not only recommendable, but it is practically mandatory if you’re thinking about putting your house on sale someday, as the main thing all house buyers wish to know is how much you can save due to energy improvements. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to lower energy consumption around your house. You can begin by changing some of your habits for starters, and decide on the more challenging tasks later. Now, let’s see how it’s done. Invest in insulation Let’s start with the most obvious solution for preserving energy – proper insulation. Admittedly, you may have already decided to insulate your walls, but…

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    Recycle Blog

    How a Plastic Ban Would Change Day-to-Day Life

    Our planet is quickly becoming overrun by plastic waste. It’s in our oceans, lakes and rivers, it’s scattered along our highways and it can be found in some remote locations in the entire world. Disposable plastic has become a huge part of our lives, and while it’s convenient, it’s taking a serious toll on wildlife and the environment. A quick look at the statistics shows a growing problem. Roughly a decade ago, about 300 billion plastic bottles were sold worldwide. By 2016, that number had risen to 480 billion. Around the world, nearly two million single-use plastic bags are used every single minute. That adds up to roughly one trillion…

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