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Homebuilding show in London 21/09/2015
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Home Building and Renovating Show at ExCel London, 25th-27th Sept

Whether you’re remodelling the internal layout of your Victorian terrace, planning an extension to your country cottage or just wanting some inspiration for your period property renovation, then it might be a good idea to attend the Home Building and Renovating Show at ExCel London on the 25th-27th September. The Home Building and Renovation Show at Excel is the UK’s biggest self-build and renovating event and is a great place to get expert advice, new products, innovative ideas and a range of seminars all relating to home building and renovating.... Read More

BBC program in stoke 16/09/2015
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New BBC Show The Great Pottery Throw Down Filmed In Stoke

BBC Two and the production company behind the Great British Bake Off have created a pottery version of the hugely popular baking program titled The Great Pottery Throw Down. The series is filmed in Middleport factory which is just down the road from our very own Phoenix Works Potbank in Longton. The home to Burleigh pottery, in Staffordshire is where contestants will compete to be the best prized potter over the 6 part series. Hosted by popular presenter Sara Cox, the budding potters will be judged by British ceramic designer Keith Brymer Jones... Read More

Blue wall paint 14/09/2015
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Beautiful shades of blue to brighten your rooms

Blue is the colour of the season and the latest interior design trend, it also happens to be the colour of September’s birthstone, Sapphire. With the upcoming launch of Little Greene’s “Blue”  paint collection (available from Period Property Store later this month), we thought that we would bring you some inspiration on how to include the coolest shade on the block within your home decor. Often thought of as a cold colour, many tones of blue can actually turn a room from frumpy to fresh and from dull to dazzling. Little Greene have come... Read More

Clean Floors 02/09/2015
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Kids back at school. Let’s return the sparkle to your surfaces.

Tips on care and maintenance of your surfaces and floors So the kids have gone back to school. Have the summer holidays left your home looking more like a shabby shed than a sanctuary? Do you have mucky finger printed walls and mud trodden floors? The summer holidays can mean your surfaces have experienced some pretty heavy traffic over the last few weeks, dirty shoes and grubby hands taking that sheen from your stone floors or tiled walls and making it all look a bit dull. Now the kids have gone back, and your... Read More

Beautiful Front Door 27/08/2015
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First impressions count. Do you have kerb appeal?

Although the saying goes “don’t judge a book by it’s cover” first impressions on your home’s facade can really count, especially if you are trying to sell. It can often make or break a deal. However, even if you are not wishing to sell, improving the external appearance of your home can really lift your spirits. It’s often the first thing you see when you arrive home so imagine the difference in seeing a house where the front garden is well-presented, the railings are in perfect condition and the door... Read More

Cast Iron radiator 04/08/2015
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Say No! To Cold Toes With The Help Of Our BTU Calculator

How many radiators do I need to heat my room? It’s not a question that instantly pops into your head when considering your renovation / redecoration project, but it’s an important one. You neither want to be left with cold tippy toes on a chilly winter’s evening or blasting you and the rest of your household with too much heat. There are numerous factors which can affect the amount of radiators / radiator power you will need, including types of window, room dimensions and type of room. Getting the optimum temperature... Read More

New Products 30/07/2015
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We’ve Got Your Number – New Products Added by From The Anvil

Adding a house number or name to your home’s facade not only gives visitors helpful information but adds that extra kerb appeal to make those first impressions count. We’ve now got a great range of numbers and letters by From The Anvil on our site, all in various finishes to suit your individual style. Click the link to view our products: New From The Anvil House Numbers & Letters

Collectors Fair in Newark 14/07/2015
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Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair

For those of you who like to furnish your home and garden with the odd authentic period item or for those just want to have a mooch about, the Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair is a fantastic day out for both parties. It is Europe’s biggest antique fair with up to 2500 inside and outside stalls. From chandeliers and rugs, to sports memorabilia and paintings, not to mention the finest of antique furniture – the possibilities are endless! Even if you do not buy anything, it can give you... Read More

Period Property Decor 08/07/2015
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What’s Your Style? – A Short Guide To Victorian Interior Decoration

Period Property Store’s Short Guides To Interior Decoration Here at Period Property Store, we specialise in all things to help you renovate and decorate your period property, much to your surprise I’m sure. But not everyone knows what interior styles or fittings go with their period property. Throughout the weeks we will focus on different period property styling to give you some helpful tips and advice on how to renovate or decorate your period property. This weeks focus is on Victorian interior styling. Victorian Interior Design The Victorian Era dates between... Read More