Retractable Awnings used for London shops

It's hard to believe, but online shopping has only been around since the mid-1990s. Originally limited to books and music, online stores have expanded to encompass everything from classic car parts to haute couture sunglasses - including retractable awnings and sun protection systems. However, web stores aren't one great big monolith with the same options and the same prices. There is even wider variety online than in stores, both in products and in companies, and that's as true for retractable awnings as it is for books and DVDs. For retractable awnings, each component (the frame, the fabric, the motor) almost always has a different, specialised manufacturer. This means buying a complete retractable awning from a manufacturer is unlikely. Also, manufacturers only sell to other trade companies, not directly to the public. (more…)
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Second Generation Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarm from Nest

The Nest Smart Smoke & Carbon Monoxide alarm is the best and the latest smoke alarm on the market. Featuring an impressive smart control system where you can access the device remotely via a mobile device, and receive texts about the state of the alarm, then if here is no danger of any fire you can override the alarm and deactivate the fire alarm safely. The sensor is of an industrial grade with a 10 year lifetime, and designed to detect slow or fast burning fires, including leakages of the lethal carbon monoxide gas around the home. Because the smoke and carbon monoxide alarm system is wired directly into the mains you don't have to take a gamble on whether the batter is dead or not, and put you and your family at risk with an unreliable smoke detection system. The only battery in the alarm is the back up battery which will activate when there is a power outage. Nest Smart Smoke & Carbon Monoxide alarm retails from around £89 from ScrewFix Direct, and includes a 2 Year Ma...
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Modern Electrical Wiring Solutions

Wiring a modern home is becoming an interesting process. With new wireless technologies being introduced, never has there been so many different wiring configurations available. One new wiring method is the hub wire. The hub wire consolidates all of the homes wiring. Instead of having many separate wires (for power, telephone, cable or satellite TV, computer) all daisy-chained through your walls. A network connects everything into a single, central hub. The hub wire then runs directly from this hub to each room, where modular outlets provide access to services. Though more expensive than traditional wiring, these conductors are better able to handle the demands of high-speed transmissions -- resulting in less interference and clearer reception. Newly introduced wireless networking products can connect computers, printers, or other devices, as can kits that use the existing electrical or telephone wiring in your house.
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Electrical Safety Tips

Many home fires start because of a simple mistake that could of been addressed with a little bit of knowledge before hand. So be sure to keep your home safe with these electrical safety tips.
  • Avoid running extension cords across doorways or under carpets.
  • In homes with small children, make sure your home has tamper-resistant electrical sockets.
  • Follow the manufacturer's instructions when plugging an appliance into an electrical socket.
  • Consider having additional circuits or outlets added by a qualified electrician so you do not have to use extension cords.
  • Avoid overloading outlets. Plug only one high-wattage appliance into each electrical socket at a time.
  • If outlets or switches feel warm, frequent problems with blowing fuses or tripping circuits, or flickering or dimming lights, call a qualified electrician.
  • Place lamps on level surfaces, away from things that can burn and use bulbs that match the lamp's recommended wattage.

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Hanging Light Ideas For Indoor Decoration

Hanging lights are a great way to line a room with an ornament that looks pretty, and does the job of providing some extra light. Great for winter months, these lights give a warm and welcoming feeling to a space. Copper Cookie Cutter String Lights Stylish and chic, these string lights add a touch of arts and crafts to any room. There are 18 mains powered warm white LED lights, with copper effect cookie cutter star and heart shapes. LED Mobile Snowflake Lights The Snowflake LED mobile creates a chilled out atmosphere in any room with a beautiful and phasing tranquil light effect. Perfect for a child's bedroom or play area, the light makes a fantastic night light, which soothes and stimulates with colourful soft light. Each Snowflakes LED Mobile requires 3 x AAA batteries [you can add them to your order, below] and comes smartly packaged in a frosted plastic box.  
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