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Mrs Danvers tackles housekeeping questions
As winter approaches, experts advise that preventative measures are crucial for our houses to weather hard winters
Now is the time to put your house in ship-shape for the winter months ahead. Chartered surveyor Tom Grillo shares his ten top tips
Finding the right skilled interior designer for your period property requires some dedication; in particular you need to make sure you share the same vision
There are a number of aspects to look out for when viewing or indeed owning a Victorian house
Mrs Danvers suggests the best makes of pots and cooking pans to hunt down when shopping for a special friend's wedding present
Lots of care and elbow grease can help old floorboards gleam again
Mrs Danvers recommends where to find a new or antique pair of bellows
Mrs Danvers gives advice on how to create a library in a newly acquired country house
Mrs Danvers tackles readers' household queries: this week's are chocolate stains on a linen suit and screen doors
Mrs Danvers comes to the rescue of two readers who have parties looming and need advice on arranging transport and hiring cutlery
Achieving that New England feeling can be done one of two ways, our housekeeping and decorating expert explains the methods
Mrs Danvers recommends the best way to tackle coffee stains on rattan and wickerwork
Mary Miers talks to some experts at stained-glass making and restoration
Ornamental plasterwork often found on the outside of houses (and ceilings) in East Anglia is known as pargeting
Mrs Danvers explains where to find black blotting paper and how to go about commissioning a vase
Tips and advice on how to approach the reupholstering of a well loved piece of furniture
Mary Miers meets a lime-mortar worker who is an expert in his field...
Mrs Danvers suggests how to make good use of empty barns
Susannah Glynn talks to a decorative tiler who specialises in making and restoring Victorian tiles...