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Craig Williamson's New Home

My final blog post – farewell!

And so, the end is here. It is just over 6 months since I posted my first entry, and we have been through so much together. We’ve had: • snags galore (here and here) • gadgets galore (here and here) • near disaster (here and here) • killer flies (here) • and sexy...
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New Home Guide: Top snagging tips

Congratulations – you have just bought a new house. Commiserations – you have now have to deal with ‘snagging’. Snags are all of those little imperfections with your new home that your builder promises to rectify within the first few weeks of you moving in. Here are...
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New Home Guide: A list of hidden costs

New homes come with lots of little hidden costs. For example, did your builder install a door bell for you? How about a house number on your front door? Not even a mirror in the bathroom? Only after you have moved in does the extent of this little list of hidden costs...
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New Home Guide: Buying extras

You’ve picked the perfect house style with a workshop area for your impressive collection of power tools, and you’ve selected the perfect plot with a prime view of the all-girls college. Surely your work is done? Well, not quite, as you’ve still got to pick your...
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Tasty buns and skimpy lingerie

Unleashing the wife on John Lewis was definitely the right plan. No sooner had I published my last blog entry than we received a phone call to arrange delivery of our new sofa. It arrived last week and we are extremely pleased with the results. Our old sofa was in...
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