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Removing stains from decking

That wooden deck out on your terrace or patio, apart from providing a fantastic outdoor space for entertaining and socialising, puts up with a lot, doesn’t it? Think about it: how many times has someone spilled something on it, cut or scratched its s…

22 February, 2017

How to plan a painting project

Planning on painting that living room / kitchen / hallway? Regardless of what space and what area needs a touch-up, most of us simply grab a can of paint and a brush and get to work, seeing as there are much more fun things to do in life than paintin…

19 February, 2017

Everything you need to do before a home renovation

Considering renovating your home? You are certainly not alone, as most people daydream about changing their houses’ layouts and/or adding some new rooms. However, it is also true that most people don’t know the first thing about planning a renovation…

18 February, 2017

Cheap but effective home improvements

Making impactful home improvements without breaking the bank might sound like an exercise in futility, but we've found some top home upgrades that will cost you £400 or less to complete.

17 February, 2017

​How to build a garden pergola

The change of the season is almost upon us, which means it’s only a matter of time before more and more people will start venturing out to take advantage of the warmer weather.

16 February, 2017

Low-cost home improvement ideas

Have you ever looked around a pound shop and been pleasantly surprised by some of the amazing items in there? We have, but we don't want to start filling our homes with things just because they're cheap, so we wanted to come up with some bona fide re…

06 February, 2017

"What do I need to know about planning permission?"

Planning a home renovation, such as adding an extension to your back garden or perhaps converting that attic into a loft space? As we on homify are all for stylish decorations and practical solutions, we want to ensure that your project gets the go-a…

01 February, 2017

"What am I doing wrong when painting wooden furniture?"

It's all very well being told to upcycle some old furniture with a coat of paint, but if you've tried this previously and not achieved the result you were hoping for, you might not fancy trying again.

28 January, 2017

22 cheap 'n easy ways to upgrade your home (part two)

Here we are with part two of our guide to cheap and easy home upgrades that you can do yourself. If you liked yesterday's ideas, we know you're going to be even more impressed by today's.

25 January, 2017

Cheap'n easy home upgrades (part one)

When it comes to home upgrades, it can seem hard to get the right mix of value for money and high impact, but not anymore! We've been paying attention to all the most effective techniques being used by top interior designers and found some incredibly…

24 January, 2017