Soundproofing is harder than it looks. Whilst we always think it’s the level of noise that creates the problem, there are in fact a number of reasons why sound is being transported so effectively around your home. Of course, loud sound waves are an initial problem but you can also encounter trouble when these sound waves meet a form of resistance like your furniture or walls. Bouncing off the walls and various other substantial objects in your room can make the sound problem even worse, an effect known as reverberation.

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In light of the news of a 10% rise in property prices across London in the past month alone, it comes as no surprise that there has been a sharp increase in people choosing to renovate - instead of attempting to climb the property ladder. There are many things to take into account when renovating a property and this article should highlight some of the potential pitfalls.

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You might be improving your home for your own comfort and enjoyment, looking to sell or let a property and need to optimise the value, or be looking to keep your house green and make savings on your energy consumption. We share some tips on improving home energy efficiency, especially where old boilers can be replaced with new more effective heating systems, and finding the best Vaillant, Baxi, Potterton, Glow Worm and Worcester Bosch boilers prices.

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Both modeling and remodeling a kitchen is a task that takes a lot of hard work. However, on top of that, intelligence, common sense and creativity are needed. Failing to understand this can lead to several construction blunders that may be very difficult to amend. Here are but a few of these blunders that builders and wannabe builders continue to make.

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