Monthly Archives: November 2014

  1. How To Felt a Shed Roof

    There are several reasons you may want to felt a shed roof. The shed may be old and the felt needs replacing, or the shed roof may have been damaged by wind or rain. If the roof has holes in it, this can let in water and damage your shed and the contents inside. The location of your shed can affect the roof, if it is in a more exposed area of your garden for example it is likely to suffer more damage. It is always wise to check your shed before winter, because windy, cold and wet weather can cause further damage, so check your shed in the autumn, because this will help to prevent costly repairs. 

    You do not need to pay someone to do this job. Although a nuisance to have to do, it is well worth all the effort, and it will save you money, because you do not have to buy a new shed or garden equipment. The job of felting a shed roof is quite a quick one; you will however need someone to help you carry out the work. There are dif
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  2. How to Prepare Your Shed for Winter

    One of our many tasks for the autumn is getting the garden ready for the long winter months ahead; a major task is protecting your garden shed from the elements. Some garden sheds may need this more than others, for example if it is an old shed or there have been bad storms or unusually inclement weather conditions. This guide will help both those who are not familiar with having a garden shed, and those who have had a shed for a while and need some extra advice. 

    Old sheds
    If you have inherited a shed with your new home, you may not realise the importance of protecting it from the cold weather over the wintertime. Wet winters can cause a lot of damage to your shed and even though they will most likely have been treated at some point, old garden sheds will greatly benefit from a coat of paint. Without this extra care and attention, you could end up having to replace the shed much earlier than nec
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  3. 7 decorating ideas for your front garden

    7 decorating ideas for your front garden

    Your front garden is the first impression guests will have as they make their way to your door. A garden that isn't cared for can immediately give the wrong impression, even if the interior of your home is immaculate. You want the front of your home to enhance your overall home, a space you can be proud of and welcome guests to.

    There are a number of front garden decorating ideas, many of which will see you through the year with minimum maintenance. That is the key, the more you plant and the more lawn you have, the more work you have to spend in the garden each day to keep your front garden looking spectacular. It doesn't matter if your garden is big or small, you want to find a front garden decorating idea that you like and you feel will enhance your home and then get to work to create the perfect front garden oasis.

    Less is More

    If you have a small front garden, paving the garden may be the perfect maintenance free design you are looking f

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  4. 11 Ways to Completely Revamp Your Log Storage Shed

    Log storage sheds are far from the most beautiful aspects for any garden but they certainly do serve a useful purpose. However, when they do start to look a little drab and in the need of spicing up, there are a number of different things you can do to give them a bit of a revamp.

    Take a look at 11 ideas that could bring a bit of life to your log storage sheds:
    • Give it a Lick of Paint
    The easiest way to give a quick revamp to your log storage shed would be to clean it up and either stain the wood or paint it. This could literally bring it back to live and make it a great aesthetical feature of your garden rather than just the place that you keep your logs.  
    • Why Not Have a Glass Front?
    To add a element of style to your log storage she
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  5. Five Tools You Need to Build a Shed

    One of the universal truths of living in a house is that there are always projects that need to be done. Some of them are fall into the repair and function department, others in the purely decorative. At time the number of projects that need to be tackled seem a bit overwhelming and home-owners feel that completing those that must be done and those they wish to have done will be very expensive. 

    Many home-owners have long been do-it-yourselfers and, thanks to the internet and the number of easily to follow plans that are available, that number is growing. One of the keys to being a successful do-it-yourselfer is to have the right tools. 
    For example, say you wish to build a small shed for your gardening and yard working tools. The project only requires a few tools. However, selecting the right ones not only make
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