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A beginner's guide to wheelie bin etiquette (plus how to store them)
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A beginner's guide to wheelie bin etiquette (plus how to store them)

Jun 25th 2015, 7:26 PM 9,724 Views 0 Comments

You can thank us later.

6 practical tips to get your house and garden winter-ready
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# The Upgrade

6 practical tips to get your house and garden winter-ready

Jun 18th 2015, 5:11 PM 1,783 Views 0 Comments

Summertime’s the perfect opportunity to do a little house and garden maintenance.

Revenue want to give you money for doing up your house*
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# Architecture

Revenue want to give you money for doing up your house*

Jun 11th 2015, 5:24 PM 6,740 Views 0 Comments

*Actually it’s a tax credit. And yes, it’s for painting and decorating purposes.

Just what is the Building Energy Rating - and what do you have to do about it?
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# The Upgrade

Just what is the Building Energy Rating - and what do you have to do about it?

Jun 4th 2015, 4:08 PM 10,912 Views 1 Comment

We tell you everything you need to know.

You want to extend but you don't have planning? No problem...
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# The Upgrade

You want to extend but you don't have planning? No problem...

May 22nd 2015, 12:02 AM 74,340 Views 1 Comment

Not quite – but we do discuss how you can extend without planning permission.

Solar water heating - believe it or not, we have enough sun for it
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Solar water heating - believe it or not, we have enough sun for it

May 14th 2015, 5:22 PM 7,091 Views 0 Comments

Harnessing the power of the sun… when it’s there.

How to retrofit your house to save water and money
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# The Upgrade

How to retrofit your house to save water and money

May 7th 2015, 5:05 PM 3,286 Views 1 Comment

Water charges are coming…so bring on the rain harvesting.

Why stained-glass windows aren't just for churches...
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# That Church Look

Why stained-glass windows aren't just for churches...

Apr 16th 2015, 6:06 PM 3,326 Views 0 Comments

To find out a bit about getting stained glass put into the home, TheJournal.ie spoke to Sean Finlan from Rathmines Glass.

The hassle-free way to improve the flooring around your home
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The hassle-free way to improve the flooring around your home

Jan 15th 2015, 3:38 PM 16,447 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to an expert to navigate the land of polished concrete and original floorboards.

What should you be doing to keep the burglars out of your home?
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# Prevention

What should you be doing to keep the burglars out of your home?

Dec 11th 2014, 11:52 AM 3,977 Views 3 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to a security expert about what we should be doing to stay safe.

Making your outdoor space work for you
# Green Thumbed
# Green Thumbed

Making your outdoor space work for you

Dec 4th 2014, 4:08 PM 2,613 Views 1 Comment

TheJournal.ie spoke to top garden designer Sean Keighran about the best way to revamp your outdoor space.

Home improvements to make yours greener (and save money)
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Home improvements to make yours greener (and save money)

Nov 27th 2014, 4:10 PM 2,328 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to an expert from the Irish Green Building Council about how to give your home a green revamp.

The Upgrade: Doing up your home on a shoestring with 'upcycling'
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# In With The Old

The Upgrade: Doing up your home on a shoestring with 'upcycling'

Nov 20th 2014, 10:08 AM 2,599 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to an upcycling expert to pick up some tips on on how to reuse items around the home.

The Upgrade: How to get lighting right in your home
# Bright Idea
# Bright Idea

The Upgrade: How to get lighting right in your home

Nov 13th 2014, 3:45 PM 2,473 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie speaks to experts about how to make the most of lighting in the home.

The Upgrade: Making your home family-friendly
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

The Upgrade: Making your home family-friendly

Nov 6th 2014, 4:44 PM 1,492 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie speaks to an expert on how best to make your home safe for a young child.

The Upgrade: Inside the salvage yard - tips for homeowners
# The Old School
# The Old School

The Upgrade: Inside the salvage yard - tips for homeowners

Oct 30th 2014, 6:20 PM 4,494 Views 2 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to the owner of a salvage yard about what they have to offer home renovators.

The Upgrade: How to keep the heat inside this winter
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# Warm Front

The Upgrade: How to keep the heat inside this winter

Oct 23rd 2014, 4:25 PM 6,805 Views 0 Comments

To find out more about keeping your house warm this winter TheJournal.ie spoke to an expert from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland.