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luxury home office
in Interior Inspo, Interiors, The House Project

The finishing touches to our Luxury Home Office

Those of you that follow me on instagram may have caught a few shots of our home office in-the-making. You may also know that it has quickly become one of my favourite spaces in our entire house…and not through much planning if I’m honest. So today, as the room is almost complete, I thought I’d talk about the finishing touches to our luxury home office, one of which is inspired by a chair I saw in this vintage furniture range**.

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underground drainage leak
in Interiors

How to Tell if You Have an Underground Drainage Leak

During The House Project, as with the majority of renovations, I’m sure, things arise that you don’t plan for! I think most home-owners have to deal with sudden leaks, power-cuts and the such like. Well do you think about outside your house and underground? We didn’t! If an underground pipe develops a leak, it can be hard to detect because it’s below the ground. These leaks very often don’t manifest above ground as the water will tend to sink downwards, unless it’s very severe. However, there are still ways to determine if your underground pipes are failing and it’s important to be vigilant because leaks of this sort can lead to problems with the foundations of your building. Knowing that you have an underground leak and addressing it early can save you thousands of pounds.

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