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Alison Page

Alison Page

About Alison Page

Alison is a small business owner, freelance writer, author and dressage judge. She has degrees in Equine Science and Business Studies. Read her full story at http://www.theladywriter.co.uk

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Pros And Cons Of A Green Roof

When the time comes for extensive roof repairs or replacement, you may be considering your options and wondering about a ‘green roof’.  What exactly is a ‘green roof’, and what are the advantages and disadvantages of taking this eco-friendly route?  Read on to find ...

How To Move Your House Plants Safely

Moving doesn’t mean that you have to leave your house plants behind.  Here are some tips on how to make sure your house plants make it safely to your new home.PreparationMost professional moving services are experienced in moving house plants and are happy to do so, although it is worth ...

Why Choose An Ashpalt Driveway?

An inviting asphalt driveway with ‘curb appeal’ adds value to your home, and is a popular choice of pavement surface for homeowners.  But what is asphalt and what makes it such a good option for your driveway surface?What is asphalt?Asphalt is a mixture of stone and sand aggregate ...

How To Repair A Dripping Tap

A continually dripping tap generally indicates that the tap’s washer needs replacement, although a damaged valve seating can also be the culprit.  If you have a dripping mixer tap, you should change both washers.In order to access the washer, you will need to remove the tap headgear.&nbs ...

Brighten Up Your Deck With A Painted Rug

If you want to spruce up your patio deck this summer, why not consider a painted rug?  Once complete, your painted rug will be durable, and it can be changed to match your accessories whenever you want.  Whereas material rugs quickly get dirty, easily caught under foot and mysteriously sl ...

Latest Trends in Home Office Security

Working from home is great if you enjoy being your own boss but it can present security challenges that those who work in a traditional office environment don’t have to worry about.  Most office buildings have security systems, security guards and vaults or safes in which money and other ...

How To Control Kikuyu Grass

Kikuyu is a highly invasive robust variety of grass.  It’s great for use in areas of high traffic or heavy use as it is very tough and damage-resistant but it can be a real nuisance if it begins to invade your couch grass lawn.  Controlling it is challenging, but it can be done.How ...

How To Get Rid Of Spiders In Your Home

There are many species of spiders that make their homes in our houses and gardens.  Some countries are home to spiders that can be harmful to humans but most are harmless.  Nonetheless, their webs are a nuisance to any home owner as they collect dust and look unsightly around your home.&n ...

How To Grow Grape Vines On A Pergola

Growing grapes on your pergola is easier than you might think.  In fact, it’s just about the best place you could choose for them!AdvantagesPruning is easier because the grape vine will have an established framework.The grape vine’s leaves will catch maximum sunlight which is essen ...

How To Keep Your Carpets Looking Great Longer

Carpets are expensive to buy and to have fitted.  Correct care not only keeps your carpets looking great, it can also extend the life of your investment. Here’s how to pamper your carpets to keep them looking and smelling fresh for many years to come.VacuumingVacuuming is your first line ...