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narrow boat setting off

At first, the Inland Waterways can seem a bit daunting, especially when people are using words you don’t understand! However, we’re here to break down some of the most popular words that are used and explain what they mean. Glossary Abreast – Alongside, side by side. Adrift –  Anything broken away from moorings or fastenings. […]

multi levelled garden bed

Have you ever wanted to build a raised garden bed but are unsure about how to go about it? Well, we’re here to show you how! Building anything from scratch can seem a little daunting, but we’re here to show you just how easy it is to build your very own raised garden bed! There […]

Remove rust from your metal

Rust, or iron oxide, can be aesthetically pleasing to some, but others may find it unsightly and if not removed or maintained can be the cause of irreparable damage. If you have found a tool, a metal fence or even patio tiles that have succumbed to rust, there are a few ways of removing it. […]

Linitop Vernis used to finish internal wood flooring

Many people enjoy having at least one piece of wooden furniture in their homes. Not only does it look great and creates a nice natural feel compared to metal or plastic, but many woods (in particular, hard woods) are actually very durable. However, to make wood practical for everyday use in our homes, it is […]