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Heated debate – temperature sparks most household arguments between couples during winter

The temperature of the house sparks more arguments between couples during winter than any other subject, a new study has shown. The research revealed more than four in ten couples constantly bicker over the temperature of their home, with women complaining it’s too cold while men moan about the cost of fuel bills. In the [...]


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Bump in the night? Millions of men send their other half to check for danger

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One in five men would happily send their wife to check out a strange noise downstairs in the middle of the night, it has been revealed. The worryingly high stat emerged from a study of 2,000 adults which also found most blokes would rather stay in bed than get up and check the house isn’t [...]


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Six months – time it takes us to get round to DIY jobs in the home

It takes the typical bloke a massive six months to get around to all the ‘little jobs’ in the home, research has revealed. A study into the DIY habits of 2000 homeowners found a lack of time, knowledge or enthusiasm is often the reason for the failure in fixing up squeaky floorboards or mending leaky [...]


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‘Little jobs’- 131 million little jobs racking up in Britain’s homes

Brits currently have 131 million ‘little jobs’ to do around the house – but little time to do them, research has found. Marked walls, blown light bulbs and mouldy bedrooms and bathrooms are amongst the many jobs that require attention, according to 2,000 of Britain’s home-owners. Other tasks needing time include stained carpets, peeling paint [...]


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Ignore thy neighbour- one in three don’t get on with next door

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One in three Brits don’t get on with their neighbours, research has revealed. A detailed study into the state of the nation’s community spirit found millions of us have an uneasy truce with those who live nearest. In fact, as many as one in four homeowners admit they have had a full-blown argument with the [...]


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The sea, shopping and the local pub- the perfect home?

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The perfect property is two miles from a supermarket, ten miles from the coast and within walking distance of a pub where the landlord knows your name, research has revealed. It would also have good neighbours on both sides, be close to the countryside and a newsagent and contain at least two televisions. On top [...]


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Home Sweet Home- a snuggly sofa tops the list of housing must-haves

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A comfy sofa, good neighbours and a large bed have been revealed as three key ingredients for a happy home- a study of 2,000 people across the UK was commissioned by Banner Homes, to take a closer look at British culture and what makes us happy about our homes. Results revealed the top 20 things [...]


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Two years and £5000 to make house a home

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The average Brit spends over £5000 making their house feel like a home, a study has found. Researchers also pin-pointed the exact amount of time after moving day for a house to feel like a real home in the study of 2,000 home owners- 17 months and 12 days. During that time, the average Brit [...]


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Safe as Houses- more than a quarter of Brits keep a weapon in their home

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More than a quarter of Brits have a weapon in their home to use on intruders, a study by Swinton has revealed. Researchers found that nearly one in ten adults doesn’t feel safe in their own home and 27% of householders keep a weapon ‘just in case’. More than a third of those people keep [...]


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House moves

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The average Brit will move house eight times over their lifetime – and end up 63 miles from their birthplace, a study has revealed. Researchers found that removal vans will travel a total of 256 miles – 32 miles during each move – moving our belongings around the UK before we finally settle down into [...]


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