Watch out for hidden nasties - what to look out for when reading cleaning labels
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Watch out for hidden nasties – what to look out for when reading cleaning labels

While many people call in professional cleaning services like Molly Maid to leave their homes looking spic-and-span, others prefer to do the dirty work themselves. If you love rolling up your sleeves and getting to work, however, it’s wise to avoid products with nasty chemicals that could affect your health. …

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Colour of the Year – Marvelous Marsala

Every year the Pantone Color Institute announces its colour of the year.  The colour for 2015 is Marsala.  This what Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute had to say about this year’s choice. ‘Nurturing and fulfilling, Marsala is a natural fit for the kitchen and dining room …

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Which home improvements will make you the most money?
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Which home improvements will make you the most money?

If you want to add value to your property then you may want to consider making a few improvements both inside and outside your home. By spending some money to further enhance the desirability of your house to possible buyers, you can often increase its worth and make a hefty …

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The Chinese New Year
Lifestyle

The Chinese New Year

Top Ten iProperty Tips in the Year of the Goat and Sheep The Chinese New Year 2015 begins on Thursday 19 February, and ends on the 5th of March. The Chinese lunar calendar has 12 animal signs: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig. Each …

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Designer of the month for February – Phoebe Oldrey

We would like to introduce you to our Designer of the month for February – Phoebe Oldrey. Years as a designer:  It was 12 years this summer since I graduated from KLC School of Design. My first job was with Mark Humphries and then Sue Symons Interiors. I’ve been running …

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Friday the 13th – Top 10 Property Superstitions from Around the World

As we approach Friday the 13th for the first time this year we take a look at the top 10 property superstitions from around the world. Don´t live at house number 13 or the 13th floor – UK and USA Don´t walk under ladders (the devil lives there) – UK …

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The Ideal Romantic Night for Valentines
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The Ideal Romantic Night for Valentines

What do you think would make the Ideal romantic night for Valentines Day? A cosy night in or a posh night out? You know that we love money saving ideas at iProperty and romance doesn´t have to be about big ticket items (although they are nice).  A romantic night in can …

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Grey Kitchen
Interior DesignLifestyle

Using Grey in Interior Design

Grey has been a growing trend in interiors and is widely considered to be the new white. Grey is practical, not just because neutrals have broad appeal, but because it conceals marks better than white and allows accent colours to pop rather than dominate. Using grey in interior design as …

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the crooked house in Poland
HomesLifestyle

Weird Property Wednesday – The Crooked House in Poland

Don´t blink, your eyes are not deceiving you!  This amazing, weird property is based on the work of two Polish artists and illustrators Jan Marcin Szanzer and Per Dahlberg.  The building is located at Sopot, Bohaterów Monte Cassino Street in Poland designed by architects Szotyńscy & Zaleski designed in 2004 it’s …

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Hints & TipsLifestyle

Would you Rent a Room in your Own Home? – Top Tips if you’re not a Lodger Dodger

The UK government´s rent a room scheme means that you can earn up to £4250 per year, tax free.  But would you rent a room in your own home?  Here are our top tips if you would. Know your Property rights – If you are an owner-occupier you can rent …

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