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Reduced Insulation Costs

The minister for climate change Chris Huhne has announced that promotions on energy saving light-bulbs should be stopped and more emphasis placed on discounting insulation.

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Future of House Building

New home builder Taylor Wimpey has warned that various factors are affecting the long term future of the house building industry and will mean a slow recovery in the sector.

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Home Running Costs Fall

According to research conducted by the Halifax, the cost of running a home in the UK has fallen by 6% over the last two years. Most of this drop in costs has come from the 19% reduction in mortgage costs.

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Britain's Best Whistling Builder

The dubious honour of being crowned Britain's Best Whistling Builder has gone to Adam Contoret who showed his skill by whistling a tune and showing of his best wolf whistle.

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DIY Machine Capable of 100mph

Wing Commander Kenneth Wallis MBE has proudly displayed his home-made gyroscope for the Daily Mail this weekend. He has called the machine the Zeus III and was able to display how the DIY machine could reach speeds of 100mph.

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Grand Designs Live London

1st - 9th May 2010, Excel London

WIN TICKETS GRAND DESIGNS LIVE LONDON 2010* *Sorry, The Competition Is Now Closed*

The UK’s No.1, award winning consumer show for design and inspiration for your home, Grand Designs Live, returns to London for the sixth year running, across nine days from 1st – 9th May 2010 at ExCeL in London’s Docklands.

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High Quality Paints from Wickes

Wickes has developed a new range of high quality paints that combine excellent covering power with a flawless, professional finish.

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Homebase Vouchers Giveaway

We're giving away £100 of Homebase Vouchers

Homebase - Make a House a Home

All you need to do is tell us about the DIY job you're doing at the moment and you'll be entered into this month's Prize Draw. It's really easy to take part. Just Create an Account, Log in, and Write about your DIY

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