How to reduce traffic noise pollution in your home

You may have chosen your home based on its great transport links; however, whether you are close to a road, station or airport, the noise from cars, buses, trains and planes can be difficult to live with. Image Credit Noise pollution is a big problem, with around 75 million EU residents exposed to road traffic noise and an estimated 10,000 cases of premature death every year. Noise pollution can be prevented, however, so you can have both good transport links and a peaceful place to live. Preventing noise Windows are…

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Walking the Monaco Grand Prix circuit

The Monaco Grand Prix circuit, which is famous across the world, is also one of the most important. The circuit sees cars racing at 250km per hour, which is over twice the UK motorway speed limit, twisting around the race track on the roads of the city. Read on to find out how you can explore this famous circuit. Image Credit The city’s narrow track The Monaco Grand Prix is run on the city’s roads instead of the usual race track. This means you can visit Monaco and see the…

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How to choose a radiator for your living room

Radiators come in a wide variety of types, shapes, sizes and colours and choosing the right one for your home can be overwhelming. Image Credit Considerations The style you choose will depend on your taste, the type of décor you have and the layout of your room. Making sure it looks good and is effective at heating the room are the biggest priorities. Your home reflects the way you and your family live and the living room is one of the main rooms in your home, where people congregate and…

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How to Take a Property Inventory

A rental property inventory provides the full details of the contents and condition of the accommodation at the beginning of a tenancy. But what do you need to include and how do you put it into practice? Read this useful guide on how to take a property inventory. Image Credit 1. Prepare an Inventory Template Your inventory should consist of a full list of the contents within your property as well as the condition of the accommodation itself. You should include every fixed feature, such as the ceilings, walls, doors…

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Five Types of Display Fridge

Chilling food and drink can be used as a brilliant marketing technique when display fridges are used. Depending on what is being stored, how it will be served and where the customer will see the fridge, there are several different types of display fridge that can be used. Here are five different types which are all utilised to enable adequate service and attract customers. Image Credit Serve Over Counter Serve over counter fridges are some of the largest front-of-house appliances and are used to show off the food and drinks…

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How are underground storage tanks removed?

Underground tanks that are no longer in use can be a worry for homeowners. There’s always the possibility of a leak from any product left in the tank. Alternatively, the tank, or its remaining contents, could pollute your land, or neighbouring properties. And if you want to sell or re-mortgage your home, the tank may affect the valuation because some buyers may find the idea off-putting. They realise that they will be taking over the decommissioning and removal responsibility. Image Credit So it’s a good idea, if you no longer…

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