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UK to get new property index for the buy to let market

The UK is set to have a new property index which will feature more micro level data meant to provide an advanced insight into buy to let investment. The Landbay Rental Index is due to be available for the first time later this month and is powered by MIAC.

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Summer projects to spruce up your home

Summer is the best time of year to do those much needed DIY projects that seem to get left forever. The good weather and lighter night’s means that you have plenty of time to finish your projects and revitalise your home.

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Majority of Brits want to create a spa experience in their own home

A new study commissioned by a leading online bathroom retailer has found that the majority of Brits would like to create a home spa experience in their own bathroom. Whirlpool baths and steam showers topped the list of luxury bathroom features Brits wanted in their own homes with saunas also coming high on the list of must have bathroom features.

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Kitchen flooring: your choice matters

There’s no really easy room to choose flooring for because they all present their own challenges – it would be nice to have a plush living room carpet but pets and children could ruin it, while bathroom floors have to be capable of withstanding the effects of ever-present moisture in the form of water or steam.

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Black mould in bathrooms puts off home buyers

A new survey by a leading UK bathroom retailer has found that black mould in the bathroom is enough to put some potential home buyers off a property. 50% of those questioned said that black mould would be enough to put them off buying a property, with out-dated or old bathrooms also high on people’s list.

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Bedtime revealed as the biggest stress for parents

Parenting brings a lot of joy to many, but it can also be one of the most stressful times for parents. Research by an online blind retailer looking into the home lives of families has found that bedtime comes top of the most stressful times of the day for many parents.

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Consumers turn to walk-in showers as the demise of the bath continues

One of the top UK online bathroom retailers has found that 25% of Britons would prefer to have a walk-in shower than a traditional bath in their bathrooms. In an ergonomic shift in the way that our bathroom habits have changed in recent years, UK Bathrooms has seen a 340% increase in walk-in shower sales over the past two years as consumers look to streamline their bathroom activities and become more economical.

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