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How do I Avoid Cowboy Builders?, Price Doctor part of Home Improver protection solution | The DIY Doctor's Blog

How do I Avoid Cowboy Builders?, Price Doctor part of Home Improver protection solution | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
How to Avoid Cowboy Builders. How to find a good builder. Use Price Doctor: part of DIY Doctors' Home Improver Protection Solution to avoid rogue traders and cowboys
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Simplifying energy tariffs makes energy bills simpler for consumers | The DIY Doctor's Blog

Simplifying energy tariffs makes energy bills simpler for consumers | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Edward Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, announces plans to reform energy tariffs. Consumers will find Energy bills easier to understand
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Largest Prime Number Discovered

Largest Prime Number Discovered | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
The gigantic number has more than 17 million digits and trounces the last discovered prime of its kind

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We always say 'measure twice cut once'

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Study clams the average person spends 43 days of their life on hold.

Study clams the average person spends 43 days of their life on hold. | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
One moment, please. Your call is important to us.

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Jeremy Cherfas's comment, January 28, 2013 5:19 AM
That's a really big clam.
Christopher Baggett's comment, January 28, 2013 8:07 AM
Just imagine if you make 100 cold calls per day seeking new business. Those stats are for the "average person". I think that's a conservative estimate.
Christopher Baggett's comment, January 28, 2013 8:13 AM
I've seen some depressing stats on how long the "average person" spent standing in line or on queu back before most things could be handled online. Been to a Post office or the DMV lately?
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Use DIY and Home Improvement tasks to get fit and improve your health | The DIY Doctor's Blog

Use DIY and Home Improvement tasks to get fit and improve your health | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
DIY and Home improvement jobs can make you lose weight and keep fitter. Sitting still is bad for you but DIY is good for you. Take up DIY be better and healthier.
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Growing Green: Tips for starting a vertical garden - Alexandria Echo Press

Growing Green: Tips for starting a vertical garden Alexandria Echo Press Gardening “up” has always made sense to me, and I have included all sorts of trellises and poles to support vines in my garden, but I have been limiting myself in my narrow...
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The Green Deal launches on the market today, what is the Green Deal | The DIY Doctor's Blog

The Green Deal launches on the market today, what is the Green Deal | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
DIY Doctor explains the Green Deal, what are the pros and cons of the Green Deal for consumers. Is the Green Deal right for me?
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Removing Or Plastering Over Artex

How remove artex from walls or ceilings quickly and safely and with little mess
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If you don't want artex this project explains how to remove it or replaster over it

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Backyard Fireplace < Our Coziest Fireplaces - MyHomeIdeas.com

Backyard Fireplace < Our Coziest Fireplaces - MyHomeIdeas.com | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Think a cozy fire can only be enjoyed indoors? Savor the warmth from an outdoor retreat all through the winter.
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The Pig Vision Project: Contrasting Life on a Modern Farm with that of a Sanctuary

The Pig Vision Project: Contrasting Life on a Modern Farm with that of a Sanctuary | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
You don't want to miss this absolutely unique, expertly crafted, fifteen-minute documentary that follows the lives of two piglet siblings. One, named Jackpot, is adopted by an animal sanctuary.
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Artists Turn Building Into An Interactive Art Canvas - DesignTAXI.com

Artists Turn Building Into An Interactive Art Canvas - DesignTAXI.com | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Artists Turn Building Into An Interactive Art Canvas - DesignTAXI.com (RT @designtaxi: #Recap - Artists turn building into an interactive art canvas http://t.co/7jkYXVIg)...
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DIY Solar Panel System Wiring Diagram

DIY Solar Panel System Wiring Diagram. This is an exact diagram of how I wired my complete solar panel system from the solar panels to the charge controllers...
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Green DIY

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DIY

DIY | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
incredible. This would make a great gift ... and i'd love one for myself! DIY clothespins are easy too! (incredible. This would make a great gift ... and i'd love one for myself!
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Dwell | At Home in the Modern World: Modern Design & Architecture

Dwell | At Home in the Modern World: Modern Design & Architecture | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
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Really cleaver use of a small space in land scarce capital city

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DIY and Home Improvement News Blog : Information, Help and Advice : DIY Doctor

DIY and Home Improvement News Blog : Information, Help and Advice : DIY Doctor | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
DIY and Home Improvement Blog presented by DIY Doctor. Find DIY and Home Improvement help, advice, information, news, self build help, renovation advice and updates to the DIY Doctor website
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Dimplex defends its marketing claims to Advertising Standards Agency | The DIY Doctor's Blog

Dimplex defends its marketing claims to Advertising Standards Agency | The DIY Doctor's Blog | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Dimplex made bold claims about the performance of their night storage heaters. The ASA upheld Dimplex'x claims of efficiency made in their online brochure.
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Dawn’s Colourful Tea Time Chandelier | Empress of Dirt

Dawn’s Colourful Tea Time Chandelier | Empress of Dirt | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
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Repurposed Vintage: Jewelry Storage

Repurposed Vintage:  Jewelry Storage | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Lately I've been on a bit of a kick with all things vintage. I love odd little pieces with a serious sense of history but sometimes I have trouble reimagining them for my home.
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A useful and safe way to reuse delicate china

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Mortgage approvals pick up again

Mortgage approvals pick up again | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
The number of mortgages agreed by lenders for home buyers has risen for the fifth month in a row, figures from the Bank of England show.
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Pricing and Quote Checking Software - Price Doctor

Unique and easy to use quote checking and pricing software for home improvement and diy
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How To Fit A Bathroom Suite

How To Fit A Bathroom Suite | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
How to replace a bathroom suite. Installing a bath, sink, taps, heating and plumbing
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Irish property tax penalises Dublin residents, warn critics

Irish property tax penalises Dublin residents, warn critics | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Dublin politicians fear bulk of taxes will be collected from its residents, who own most of Ireland's expensive homes (Irish property tax penalises Dublin residents, warn critics - The Guardian http://t.co/tCIBM2xL...
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Bind your own books at home in just 32 easy steps!

Bind your own books at home in just 32 easy steps! | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
A photographic guide to bookbinding. (Bind your own books at home in just 32 easy steps!
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Clothing DIY and Refashion Ideas

Clothing DIY and Refashion Ideas | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
None (@LazuliButterfly If you do find them, check this out: http://t.co/U5NoKKuy)
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We are all familiar with upcycling - what about some refashioning?

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sams boston's comment, September 6, 2013 2:42 AM
your scoop contains good info about the refashion ideas on clothes.http://www.scoop.it/t/run-for-the-offers?q=clothing
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DIY Idea: Old Sweater into New Lampshade Unskinny Boppy

DIY Idea:  Old Sweater into New Lampshade   Unskinny Boppy | Home Improvement and DIY | Scoop.it
Looking for a quick, easy upgrade for a boring lampshade? Grab an old sweater and dress it up! This super simple DIY project just requires a shade, a sweater, some hot glue, and about twenty minutes… and that's it!
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Upcycling

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