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Top TrustMark tips to make your house move a piece of cake

  • Posted by Louise Cook Friday Jul 14, 2017
Described by many as the most stressful milestone out there, moving house is not the kind of thing you want to make a habit of. Particularly if it’s your first house move, you may fall into the trap of some common pitfalls that make you want to throw all of your lovely belongings out of the nearest window. To stop that happening, we’ve put together this useful step-by-step guide which (touch wood) will make it all run smoother.
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Achieving longer lasting exteriors

  • Posted by Ansuya Solanki Tuesday Jul 11, 2017
Whether you’re looking to get your garden ready for the long summer evenings or your thoughts have already turned to weatherproofing your exterior before the temperature turns. Now’s the ideal time to shift your attention to your external projects.
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How handy is a handyman?

  • Posted by Louise Cook Tuesday Jul 04, 2017
Lots of us have different interpretations of the word ‘handyman’ – fixing a light bulb, stopping a leak or doing some simple garden maintenance are all typical jobs associated with a handyman. But when it all gets a bit complex, how do you know if you’re hiring the right person for the job?
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Gear your garden up for the heatwave

  • Posted by Louise Cook Thursday Jun 29, 2017
We’re in the midst of one of the biggest heat waves that the UK has ever had. Dog owners have been warned on the news not to walk their canines after 9am due to the extreme temperatures we’re seeing for the majority of the day. After waiting for what seems like an eternity for summer, the reality is that for many of us it’s just too hot to enjoy being outside.
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Jack of all trades – master of none?

  • Posted by Steve Playle Friday Jun 23, 2017
If you’re having some major building work carried out on your property such as an extension, the chances are that you will use a variety of tradespeople to carry out the work. A builder will sort out the brickwork and the roof, an electrician will wire you up, a plasterer will finish off the interior walls and ceiling and a plumber will sort out any water supply and waste pipes. It is quite unusual to find someone who will be competent at doing everything that you need to a high standard.

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