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Simplifies decorating
Review of Draper Expert Professional Decorators Extension Pole by Listerbelle

Advantages: Lightweight
Disadvantages: Lightweight

While I have always been interested in real estate and property as an investment, I do not recall having much interest in or patience for interior decorating. Despite this, over the years I have somewhat perfected my very own "interior decorating look". ... Read review

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VH :-) by Scotlass712
vh :o) by euphie
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06.07.2015 06:02
Damage Free Hanging
Review of 3M Command Picture Hanging Strips by Picklewest

Advantages: Price, nail free hanging
Disadvantages: Confusing instructions

Intro A few months ago now I answered the front door to somebody with chocolate around my face. Every since then I have wanted a little mirror in my front porch to reduce the chance of my showing strangers that yes I like chocolate and yes I am a mess ... Read review

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VH :-) by Scotlass712
Vh by pumfster
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05.07.2015 19:21
(05.07.2015 22:30)
An excellent product all round
Review of Bosch PSB 10,8 LI-2 - 10.8V Cordless Hammer Drill by JRCarter

Advantages: size, power, battery life, functions
Disadvantages: none

...of different drills, including many Bosch products. The single biggest problem I've faced is the battery life. When you're on the roof of a house, or on 3-story scaffolding, your drill running out of battery is just a massiv ... Read review

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Battery life is an issue with ours too by LiveMusicLoverLyn
Fab :) by DodoRabbit
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03.07.2015 20:04
The blu tack from Bostik that sticks almost anything to anything.
Review of Bostik Blu Tack Handy by CoffeeQueen68

Advantages: Lasts ages.
Disadvantages: Peels paint of the wall (as I have discovered!)

...like drawers, wardrobes etc. Bostik Blu Tack has been around since 1971 and was discovered ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
vh by wazza115

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02.07.2015 18:27
(02.07.2015 18:59)
Very pleased - Vinny gave a professional & friendly service
Review of Hillarys Blinds by clarbear123

Advantages: Easy to arrange appointments and prompt service
Disadvantages: None

I found my most recent dealings with Hillary's to be a very good experience. It was easy to make an online appointment with them and this was the third time I had used Hillary's for blinds to be fitted . Vinny the representative delivered a very professi ... Read review

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Not much information here.... by cr01
1st review + 5 stars = not a lot of information = spam. by ravingreviewer

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02.07.2015 14:25
Its good to have a spanner with a combination of ends
Review of C.K T4343M by mumsymary

Advantages: good combination
Disadvantages: ?

Ck is an international company with its roots in Germany; it has been making tools for over 100 years. When rummaging in my toolbox I found 17 mm combination spanner, one end an open spanner jaw the other a ring. The ring end will fit round the same sized ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
Great review by Dentolux
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02.07.2015 05:52
(06.07.2015 18:22)
It's like a desert in here
Review of Crown Matt Emulsion by lucie2511

Advantages: Goes on easily, no smell, dries quickly
Disadvantages: None

As we are in the process of trying to sell our house I have been going round painting almost every surface and ceiling to try to enhance the look and to make it more appealing to viewers. One of the rooms which needed a bit of attention was the room whic ... Read review

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Low odour paint definitely gets a thumbs up from me. by ryeb
Vh by pumfster

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30.06.2015 19:02
(30.06.2015 19:06)
Creating a smooth base
Review of Polycell Smoothover Damaged Walls by ANNExTHExFLAN

Advantages: Easy to use. Short drying time compared to some fillers. Effective even on large areas.
Disadvantages: Only for use in depths of up to 4mm. Having to buy the necessary tool for the best smooth finish.

...have the wall replastered until Polycell S ... Read review

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This sounds very good indeed :-) by sirodar
Ah....so now we know the secret to tour beautifully presented flans! R. by RICHADA
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29.06.2015 19:15
Dunelm mill Venetian blinds
Review of Dunelm Wooden Venetian Blinds by Coconutsugar

Advantages: Look great, offer privacy, affordable
Disadvantages: Feel a little bit flimsy

My bedroom is at the front of my home and it is fairly over looked as I live down a very busy and compacted culde-sac with 4 houses directly opposite my bedroom. I was making do with a blackout blind that didn't offer much privacy when it was rolled up an ... Read review

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27.06.2015 12:53
My only vice
Review of Irwin Record General Purpose Jaw by ANNExTHExFLAN

Advantages: Strong and sturdy. Invaluable to me and my business.
Disadvantages: Heavier than it appears. You require bolts to be purchased for fitting.

I have a successful home business making wooden home decor items in a shabby chic style. My best selling items are personalised 3D plaques, usually featuring the name of a child or larger marrying couples. I take my work seriously so cut and shape each ... Read review

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Vh by pumfster
Great write up by Expo
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27.06.2015 11:19
Misselling, Intimidating & horrific customer service
Review of Miller Homes by Nupur04

Advantages: Nothing
Disadvantages: Everything

...A week later one of Miller Homes site managers knocks on my door to reveal that Miller had built one of the boundary walls at the wrong place, the wall that separ ... Read review

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This is not really what a reader would expect from a consumer review. I'm sorry to hear of this situation, but I wonder if this would be better dealt with by your solicitor rather than getting an airing in a forum like this? by ALM1
Sorry to hear about your woes by Expo

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27.06.2015 10:18
Its Blue but not Tack :)
Review of Bostik Blu Tack Handy by Picklewest

Advantages: Price, availability, versatility
Disadvantages: Can leave marks and doesnt last in place forever

Intro Ok so Ciao have listed Blu Tack under DIY equipment. For me this does make sense as in the last few months having begrudgingly become a DIY enthusiast there have been times that I have used Blu Tack to get in my small DIY projects and around the ... Read review

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very good :) by AlexDa
Good review by Nymphypig

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26.06.2015 14:23
(26.06.2015 19:34)
Twist and turn those nuts and bolts with Stanley
Review of Stanley Open End Spanner Wrench by mumsymary

Advantages: durable
Disadvantages: ..

...I have more than one Stanley lurking in my tool box this ones name is open ended spanner or wrench if you are American. Stanley a tool maker begun in 1843 in New Britain Connecticut, joined with Black and Decker in 210 and is a world leader in ... Read review

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Good review by supercityfan
VH by Secre
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26.06.2015 06:18
Value hammer
Review of Homebase Value Hammer Steel Shaft by Coconutsugar

Advantages: Easy to use, great price
Disadvantages: None

...year. We bought it from Homebase along with some other basic hand tools when we had purchased some dining room furniture which came flat packed and we knew that we would need a decent ... Read review

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You hit the nail on the head with that one. R by RICHADA
VH by ryeb
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25.06.2015 13:54
Prepare before you paint
Review of Wickes Sugar Soap by lucie2511

Advantages: Gets rid of grease and stains before painting
Disadvantages: None

I think that preparation is the most important part of decorating as it can make a real difference to the finished effect and results. In the past I would just give the wood or a very quick wipe over with a cloth and didn't really clean or sand it. The r ... Read review

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Sugar soap is also great for shifting soot off walls as well as nicotine. by Nar2
Sugar Soap is an essential decorating material.VH review. R. by RICHADA
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25.06.2015 12:56
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