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  1. Sprive Referral Code + Review (Easy £5 Free Cash)

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    Have you tried Sprive? It’s a free app and it helps you put spare cash towards your mortgage so you can pay it off faster, potentially saving years off your mortgage term and saving up to thousands in interest. I have a Sprive referral code for £5 free cash which you can withdraw to your bank account or send as an overpayment to your mortgage.

    The Sprive app is completely free to use. You can choose to withdraw the cash you save in the Sprive app either back to your bank account, or you can use it to overpay your mortgage at a click of a button. 

    They have lots of other cool features such as seeing the best mortgage deal for that day with your current lender or with others.  Also, you can see at a glance the percentage of your home that you own.

    Got a mortgage?  Get an easy £5 free cash with Sprive referral code 3OVDPUBK

  2. So You Want To Buy Your First Home? Here's How To Do It Right

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    More and more people are keen to get on the property ladder. You may have a young family and want more freedom and security for your future. Or maybe you’re just fed up with throwing your hard-earned cash at greedy landlords. Or perhaps a Buy To Let interests you as a way to make money for your furture retirement or as extra income now?  There have also been a few Government-backed schemes to help first-time buyers get that foot on the property ladder too. If you want it, maybe now is the time to figure out if you’re ready for it.  Read on to discover what to think about when buying your first house.

  3. How To Remove + Prevent Limescale Naturally At Home

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    Around 60% of homes in England and Wales fill their kettles, clean their clothes and wash their hair in hard water.

    Not all areas of the UK are affected by hard water. Rain falls as “soft” water, but as it trickles through certain rocks and soils (particularly limestone and chalk) it will naturally collect traces of minerals like magnesium and calcium, becoming “hard”. It’s these minerals that like to stick around and cause havoc within our nice, clean homes.

  4. How Can I Update My House Without Breaking The Bank?

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    You can do a lot with less. Redecorating is time-consuming as well as expensive, but you can completely redesign your home's style with these low-cost and free tips. You do not always have to get the paints and wallpaper out either.

    How can I update my house without breaking the bank?  Try a few of these top tips, and your living spaces will look and feel like new!
  5. What Does a House Cleaner Do?

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    House cleaning services can help you stay organised and maintain sanitary environments around your home, regardless of whether you have kids or pets or if you're a bit disorganised. Plus, keeping your home clean on the inside contributes to its value in the long run when it comes time to sell it or rent it out.  But what does a house cleaner do exactly?  Find out how they can make your life easier and the chores they can complete below.

  6. Energy Theft: Detection, Dangers + How To Report

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    With the cost of living continuously on the rise from food prices to mortgage interest rates, rent increases, fuel costs and energy prices, many people may be looking for more ways to save money than ever before.  In times of desperation, people may even be tempted to tamper with their gas or electric meters to try and reduce their energy bills.  

    This is an act known as energy theft or energy crime which is not only illegal, but comes with life-threatening dangers.  Even if you do not tamper with your own energy meters, you or someone you know could be at risk from the devastating consequences of gas theft or electrcity theft if you are in rented accommodation, terraced housing or a block of flats.  

    Read on to learn how energy theft might affect you, how to detect energy theft, the dangers of energy theft and exactly how to report energy theft before it could harm somebody.

  7. Banister Makeover Ideas For All Budgets

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    If you live in an older house, built in the 60s or 70s then, like us, you might be looking for banister makeover ideas.  We went through the process of updating a 70s staircase (twice) and the transformation is really quite staggering. Our before and after photos will demonstrate what is possible with a dated 70s staircase, but we will also share some of our favourite banister ideas for you to explore, as our final design might not be right for everyone.