WV1 DIY Blog

Inspiration, Tips and Advice for a Better Home

This guy loves gadgets !

Amazing Kitchen Gadgets They say that guys love gadgets and as a guy who loves gadgets I have to agree. Whether it’s the latest wireless headphones, mini espresso maker, fitness tracker or smart watch, I’ve just got to get my hands on it. I’ve been redesigning my pad...

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In with the old …

There’s something about old things that simply fascinates me .. old books, old pictures, old fabrics .. I think there’s something about them that’s just a little bit magical.  The fact that they’ve lived a previous life – I’m sure they would have many stories to tell....

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Second Hand DIY

We bought our house about 10 years ago, so most of the normal updating and changing type DIY jobs have been done by now and the thing I’ve learnt along the way is that the guy who had the house before me had a fair bit to learn!  The house has had a few surprises as...

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A Rising Challenge Accepted

Rising to the challenge… I’m not sure if its my age .. but I’ve noticed a few things happening to me.  I no longer want to be the person who sits on the fence, the one who blends in and just ‘settles’.  Since I’ve turned the big 4-0, I’ve had a sudden inspiration .. a...

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Flooring Advice

Vinyl Flooring – Practical and Stylish

Long gone are the days when vinyl flooring was a cheap alternative to carpet. Today's Luxury vinyl floorings are becoming the fastest growing flooring on the market. With a wide range of colours and finish to choose from vinyl floors look great in any room. And due to...

Let’s Get on the Floor

With wood flooring becoming more popular it’s good to know what floors are suitable for your needs. All wood floors are highly durable, easy to clean and with the right care can last a lifetime.  Choosing a floor that suits your budget, tastes and needs is the first...

Parquet Block Flooring

Parquet Block flooring has been around since the16th century, first in France by the wealthy home owners in Versailles. These were hand cut blocks of wood, glued down then scraped , sanded and polished. Parquet remained popular right up until the 1930’s when carpet...

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