The Uncomfortable Truth Behind Eco-gadgets

I should start this article with a quick confession – I’m a geek and a recovering gadget-aholic. I’m instantly drawn to anything that promises to make my life easier, and even more so if it’s a bit clever and eco-friendly, and ideally also free.

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Thinking About a Good Old-Fashioned Log Fire?

With a 63 per cent rise in fuel bills since 2008, lots of us are looking for alternatives to oil and gas. Wood burning stoves are obviously popular as they take some of the control away from utility firms and back to your own resources. And nowadays, the good old-fashioned wood stove doesn’t have to look old-fashioned. Modern designs and technology mean they can look as trendy as you like and also work very efficiently.

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Do You Live in a ‘Hot’ Postcode?

Lothian and Borders’ ‘hottest’ postcodes – those with the highest number of house fires – have just been revealed as part of a national campaign to encourage people to have working smoke alarms in the home.
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Good Broadband Essential for Scottish House Hunters

Forget breathtaking views of the Highlands – what most house-buyers really want is a fast and reliable broadband service, according to a new survey of Scottish home-hunters.

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A ‘Bizarre’ Home in Cramond

As the owners of HMO specialist company, Complete Solutions and interior design business, Trendenza, Becki Linley and Brian Goonan were the perfect candidates to take on this rather bizarre property in Cramond.

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Specialisation is the Key to Success

As the recession has hit, many businesses have been forced to diversify or die.  However, Complete Solutions, Edinburgh’’s only HMO letting and licensing company has done exactly the opposite and found that specialisation is the key to success.

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