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Homeowners May Consider Doing More DIY

Homeowners may be considering doing a bit more DIY around the house, as mortgage payments appear to have dropped in regional areas.

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Homer Simpson Heads Safety Campaign

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has recruited Homer Simpson as it's mascot for an advertising campaign. The six posters also feature other members of the Simpsons and show some of the most common causes of accidents particularly in the workplace.

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How Much Does Selling Your Home Cost?

The director of Mouseprice.com, Selwyn Lim has suggested that many people who are selling their home have no idea about all the associated costs which are incurred during a sale.

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How to Save Money When Doing DIY

Moneywisemagazine.co.uk has been issuing advice to their readers this week on how to save money when doing DIY.

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Huge Variations In Quotes For Replacement Boiler

A recent report in The Times newspaper has revealed that despite the Government's boiler scrappage scheme, householders are still receiving huge variations in quotes for replacements.

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IKEA Boss Moves to B&Q

The former chief executive of IKEA is to take on the role of non-executive Director of the Kingfisher group which owns B&Q. Experts have suggested that the move reflects Kingfishers international ambitions and their need to increase global sourcing of their goods and products.

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Improvement In The DIY Sector

Latest figures have shown that the DIY sector has seen some improvement when it comes to spending by customers.

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Increase in DIY Energy Efficient Devices

British Eco Energy has revealed that UK DIYers are increasingly installing energy efficient devices into their homes. Financial incentives, such as saving money on electricity and gas were behind the increase according to a spokesperson from the organisation.

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Gifts, Chocolates Or DIY?

Recent research by Bosch has discovered that being good at DIY can really help a man when it comes to finding themselves a partner.

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Good DIY Skills Save Money

Meanwhile those who are buying their first homes may be pleased to hear that having good DIY skills could save them money on their purchase.

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Government To Provide Land For Local Communities

Plans by the Government to provide land for local communities to build gardens has been announced this week. The Environment Secretary Hilary Benn, revealed the plans to allow communities to set up gardens on underused land and to let gardeners sell the produce which isn't eaten, through local markets and shops.

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Government to Suspend the Home Information Packs

The new Conservative and Liberal Democrat government have followed up on their election pledges by agreeing to suspend the controversial Home Information Packs (HIP's) required by all home-owners prior to selling.

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