WV1 DIY Blog
Inspiration, Tips and Advice for a Better Home
Pretty much every homeowner worries about the day their boiler breaks. Not only is it essential for heat and hot water, it’s also really, really expensive. My wife Nicky and I have recently moved into a fabulous new home. We’d been renting for years and couldn’t wait...read more
At what point does a house turn into a home? This is one of those wonderful questions that has an indefinite amount of wonderful answers; each of those answers personal to the occupant (or homeowner … yes, there is a difference). For us, it was the garden. So two...read more
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...read more
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....read more
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...
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 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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