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Maintenance

Floor maintenance

Floor maintenance

Floors see a lot of wear and tear, but if they're properly cared for and maintained most floor surfaces can be kept looking great for decades.

How to reseal flagstone or slate flooring

Over time, slate and flagstone sealant will be scratched off and worn. Resealing your floor will help to restore it to its original glory.

How to polish floorboards and parquetry

If your floorboards or parquetry floor are looking tired and worn, a good polish may be all that's needed to rejuvenate them.

How to clean and repair carpet

Properly cleaning carpet on a regular basis is a good way to keep it looking fresh and new, and to keep allergens under control.

Which floors are easy to maintain?

The time you have to spend cleaning a floor and how well it copes with stains will directly contribute to your long term satisfaction with it. Find out how to choose the right floors.

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Electrical

Switchboards or switch boxes

Switch boxes are the central hub from which all of a house's electrical systems are managed and distributed. The switch box also contains safety switches and circuit breakers.

Floors

Recycled materials in flooring

Consider using recycled materials in your floors for a more environmentally friendly and cost-saving solution. Read on to find out more.

Energy efficiency
Energy efficient lighting

Energy efficient lighting

Lighting your home invariably involves energy usage - but with the right approach, you can drastically minimise the amount of energy you use, cutting both your power bills and your carbon footprint.

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