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5 Imaginative Ways to Store Toys Posted: 11th July 2019

Children can be messy and it can be tiring tidying up their mess at the end of each day, so perhaps it is time to strategise your storage plan with some genius ideas that can look good and make tidying up more enjoyable for your children. These storage ideas could even encourage them to return […]read more>>

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A Guide to Buying a House in Scotland Posted: 12th June 2019

TC Young Solicitors has produced a new guide to buying a property in Scotland and the steps involved. ‘Your Guide to Purchasing a Property’ will help you to understand the process of buying a residential property in Scotland. This firm have expert knowledge which has been developed over its 175 year history. TC Young Solicitors […]read more>>

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Considering a Move to the Countryside? Posted: 12th June 2019

We all long for clean air, ample space and beautiful surroundings and by moving from the town to country you could also get more property for your money! Here in East Renfrewshire we have a great balance of city and country living – with fields, beaches, farms and parks right on our doorstep whilst being […]read more>>

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Work from Home? Plan the Perfect Ideal Office Posted: 3rd June 2019

Whether you work from home or want to create a great space for your children to study in, a well planned home office can help you to be more productive and add an attractive feature to your home. Here are our tips for planning your home office. A functional space Your home office needs to […]read more>>

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Exercising the Brain Can Help to Keep You Mentally Sharp Posted: 22nd May 2019

Word and number games, such as Sudoku and crossword puzzles, have been found to improve brain function and keep the mind sharp. A new study completed by the University of Exeter and King’s College London, which interviewed over 19,000 participants over the age of 50, found that those who regularly challenge themselves with these types […]read more>>

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Where Do You Begin When It Comes to Decluttering? Posted: 16th May 2019

Springtime is synonymous with giving your home a deep clean, having a clear out and organising your belongings. An annual review usually takes place around now and this can really boost your mental wellbeing and reduce stress. If you don’t know where to start when it comes to decluttering your home, here are some tips: […]read more>>

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Blending Your Home’s Interior with the Exterior Posted: 10th May 2019

By seamlessly connecting the inside of your house with your outside space, you can ensure that your home feels and looks bigger and thoughtfully designed. By having a home that is connected to the garden at any time of year can lift your spirits and make your home a more enjoyable space in which to […]read more>>

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Tending to Your Garden in May Posted: 28th April 2019

May is the busiest month in the garden with so much to do to keep on top of your outside space. Here’s what you need to do in your garden this month: Shrubs Once your spring flowering shrubs have bloomed it’s important to cut them back. When you’re confident that the frost has finished until […]read more>>

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10 Most Valuable Trees in UK Gardens – Is One of Them in Your Garden? Posted: 18th April 2019

You may not realise it, but the trees in your garden could actually be quite valuable! With well-kept gardens adding a potential 20% on your home’s value, it’s worth checking which varieties you have before you get carried away with the pruners! Certain varieties can be worth a lot, in effect turning your garden into […]read more>>

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How Much Value Will Home Improvements Add to My Home? Posted: 14th March 2019

According to Anglian Home Improvements, creating more open plan living spaces in your home and converting your loft will add the most value to your home. However, when surveyed, only 2% of respondents believed that open plan living would add the most value to their home. Here’s a breakdown of the home improvements that will add […]read more>>