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Archive for January, 2013

   Jan 31

Looking after Wool Bedding

Wool has so many advantages more and more people are returning to this natural and eco friendly bedding. With the ability to keep you warm when it’s cold, keep you cool when it’s hot, and with anti-bacterial and hypoallergenic properties, wool bedding is perfect for adults and children. However, what puts some people off is [...]

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   Jan 29

Going Green on a Budget – Eco products under £20

One of the main arguments some people level at eco friendly products, is that they can be expensive, especially compared to alternative non-green products. And in some cases this can be true. An energy saving washing machine, for instance, may require more research and development, higher costs for materials and require more expensive components than [...]

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   Jan 23

Some Surprising Things you can put in a Log Maker

If you have already bought one or are looking to buy a Logmaker, you may think that you can only use newspaper and waste paper to make your logs. However, all sorts of things can go into a Logmaker and be turned into burnable fuel for the fire. Here are some of the more surprising [...]

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   Jan 21

How to get a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is something that we all need but many of us don’t get enough of. Insomnia is something that affects all of us at some point in our lives. For most, it is just temporary, while others struggle night after night to get to sleep, and just as they manage it, the alarm goes off [...]

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   Jan 18

Some Eco Interior and Furnishing Ideas

When it comes to eco friendly products, most people think of energy saving gadgets, insulation, heat savers and other ways to save money. However, radiator panels, energy monitors and solar powered chargers are not the only types of eco product available, and not all green and environmentally friendly products have to be overtly practical or [...]

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   Jan 16

The Best Wood for an Open Fire or Wood-Burning Stove

As effective as Logmakers are for providing free fuel for a wood burning stove or open fire, and reducing recycled waste, most people will still require regular wooden fuel to burn to complement their Logmaker. However, not all wood burns the same way, and to maximise the efficiency of your wood burning stove or fire, [...]

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   Jan 14

The Uniqueness of Wool Fibres

Wool bedding, such as duvets, pillows and bed toppers are incredibly popular. People love the warmth, comfort and naturalness of wool, which is why the entire wool industry is having a renaissance. Wool has some remarkable properties, which is why humans have been using wool as bedding and for thousands of years. And the secret [...]

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   Jan 11

The Actual £££ Savings Eco Products can make according to Which

For those people who are skeptical about the cost benefits of eco friendly products, new independent tests from acclaimed consumer magazine Which has revealed some amazing results. The magazine, which tests all sorts of consumer items, from washing machines to lap tops, recently tested a range of eco friendly products to see exactly how much money they [...]

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   Jan 09

Looking after a Log Burning Fireplace

  Logmakers are the perfect accessory for people with an open fire because they enable you to turn recyclable materials such as old newspapers into slow burning fuel that provides free heat. However, just as important in providing a fire with enough fuel, ensuring it is properly maintained is also essential. After all, installing and [...]

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   Jan 07

Bedding Buying Guide

For keeping warm and reducing heating costs at night, the right bedding can make a big difference. Tucked up warm and cosy in a pure wool duvet means you don’t have to have the radiators on all night, but buying bedding can be difficult with so much choice around. Understanding tog ratings and ensuring you [...]

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