Spring Cleaning Your Office

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It’s that time again: time to dust out the cobwebs, clear your desk and do some deep spring cleaning! There’s something about clearing the clutter and cleaning that makes an office feel more spacious and fresh. Let’s be honest, you’re probably so caught up in your day-to-day work that you don’t get a chance to give your office a good cleaning very often. Now is the time to do it.

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8 Ways to Keep Your Home Cool even when the Temperatures Soar

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Before we know it, the days are going to get warmer and the temperatures are going to soar. During the summer, you want your home to be a cool, comfortable retreat where you can go to get out of the sun and put your feet up after a long day of work. However, when it’s extremely hot, it can be hard to keep your home cool.

But, don’t worry; there are lots of things you can do to prepare your home for the summer and keep the temperatures down all summer long so you can enjoy the season and stay comfortable.

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The MiTower: Why You Should Hire Our New One-Person Quick Build Tower

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We are really excited to announce that we have added a new product to our line of thousands of tools and equipment for hire. The MiTower is a one-person quick build tower that makes working at heights easier.

This tower is an excellent piece of equipment that can be used on construction sites, in warehouses, at businesses and at virtually any other project site, both indoors and outdoors, that requires you to reach heights.

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10 Things to Do for Your Home this Easter

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Are you ready for Easter? While this holiday doesn’t usually require as much preparation as other holidays, there are still some things you can do to make your home more festive and create the perfect surroundings for a big celebration or small family gathering.

When it comes to Easter, think pastel colours, fresh decor, flowers and greenery. When spring finally comes, everyone is in the mood for sunshine and lighter decor. So, as you plan to prepare your home for Easter and the spring season, keep these themes in mind.

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How to Give Your Traditional Kitchen a Modern Spin

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If you envy those modern kitchens, but don’t exactly have the budget to remodel your entire kitchen, don’t worry. There are actually lots of ways you can give your traditional kitchen a modern spin. Most of these projects you can take on yourself and they are affordable ways to update your kitchen and give it a whole new look.

Before you start updating your kitchen, try to envision what you want it to look like when you are done. Do you want a completely updated kitchen with all new, modern features? Or do you just want to update a few things? Knowing from the beginning what you want to accomplish can help you be more successful and understand exactly how you should approach the project.

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8 Creative Ideas for Painting a Nursery

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As you prepare your nursery for the newest member of the family, the paint you choose plays a big role in how the room will look and feel. Whether you are a new or experienced parent, you want your child’s nursery to feel cozy and cheerful and be the perfect loving environment for your child to grow and develop.

Different paint colours, patterns and techniques all bring something different to a room. Bright colours make a room feel big and happy, while warmer colours lend a feeling of coziness. Painting techniques and patterns can add interest to the walls and contribute to the theme of a room.

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Add the Seaside Resort Feel to Your Home

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The Guardian recently spotlighted Bude, Cornwall as an excellent place to live if you are looking for a laid-back, beachside neighbourhood. While this is a beautiful location, you don’t have to pick up and move to get that light, airy seaside resort feel in your home.

By making a few changes to your home and taking on some do-it-yourself projects, you can transform your rooms into the kind you would find in a beach house. Think light colours and sea-themed accessories and use these ideas to help you make your home feel like a beach house this spring and summer.

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7 Ways to Create Extra Space in Your Home and Garden

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Do you ever wish that you could just wave a magic wand and add some extra space to your home? While you can’t wave a wand, you can actually take on some do-it-yourself projects that do add much-needed storage or even living space.

Adding extra space is a matter of getting creative with the space you do have, and then finding ways to expand it. These projects can be taken on by anyone, from DIY beginners to gurus.

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Everything You Need to Know Before You Hire a Concrete Mixer

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Concrete mixers make mixing large amounts of concrete easy. To be effective, concrete needs to be mixed well and quickly, which is hard to do by hand. Mixers are ideal for all kinds of projects, from small, do-it-yourself home improvement projects to large, commercial construction projects.

Whether you are hiring a concrete mixer to mix tons of concrete or just a few bags for your garden, it’s important that you choose a mixer that is up for the job and can help you get things done quickly and correctly.

No matter what kind of project you are taking on, the basic steps for using the mixer will be the same, so knowing some tips on how to get the most out of your mixer will be beneficial, whether you are pouring a building’s foundation or a few steps for your garden.

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