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Are your home security measures up to scratch?

  • Posted by TrustMark Team Thursday Sep 21, 2017
When looking to buy a new property, you may be impressed by an intelligent alarm system or movement sensitive lighting. But after these initial considerations have worn off and the routine of daily life sets in, how much ongoing attention do you pay to the home security measures you have in place? Would you be confident enough to say they’re up to scratch?
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Real vs Fake – when it comes to grass, can you really tell the difference?

  • Posted by TrustMark Thursday Aug 31, 2017
The word ‘fake’ isn’t a very popular one and by association we would team it with words like ‘cheap’ and ‘plastic’. But there is sometimes benefits to using fake, man-made products rather than the real deal. Take grass for example – fake grass is lower maintenance, some of them look as though they are real and they won’t change or die after a season of bad weather.
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Heroes recognised for tackling rogue traders

  • Posted by Steve Playle Wednesday Jul 19, 2017
I recently returned from venturing north of Watford Gap for the annual Chartered Trading Standards Institute conference. It was, in fact, a long way north of Watford Gap – Harrogate in North Yorkshire to be precise. The weather was appalling with heavy rain every day and temperatures a good ten degrees below those in London.
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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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