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#the upgrade

# the-upgrade - Thursday 25 June, 2015

# the-upgrade - Thursday 18 June, 2015

6 practical tips to get your house and garden winter-ready

Summertime’s the perfect opportunity to do a little house and garden maintenance.

# the-upgrade - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Revenue want to give you money for doing up your house*

*Actually it’s a tax credit. And yes, it’s for painting and decorating purposes.

# the-upgrade - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Just what is the Building Energy Rating - and what do you have to do about it?

We tell you everything you need to know.

# the-upgrade - Friday 22 May, 2015

You want to extend but you don't have planning? No problem...

Not quite – but we do discuss how you can extend without planning permission.

# the-upgrade - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Solar water heating - believe it or not, we have enough sun for it

Harnessing the power of the sun… when it’s there.

# the-upgrade - Thursday 7 May, 2015

How to retrofit your house to save water and money

Water charges are coming…so bring on the rain harvesting.

# the-upgrade - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Why stained-glass windows aren't just for churches...

To find out a bit about getting stained glass put into the home, TheJournal.ie spoke to Sean Finlan from Rathmines Glass.

# the-upgrade - Thursday 15 January, 2015

The hassle-free way to improve the flooring around your home

TheJournal.ie spoke to an expert to navigate the land of polished concrete and original floorboards.

# the-upgrade - Thursday 11 December, 2014

What should you be doing to keep the burglars out of your home?

TheJournal.ie spoke to a security expert about what we should be doing to stay safe.

# the-upgrade - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Making your outdoor space work for you

TheJournal.ie spoke to top garden designer Sean Keighran about the best way to revamp your outdoor space.

# the-upgrade - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Home improvements to make yours greener (and save money)

TheJournal.ie spoke to an expert from the Irish Green Building Council about how to give your home a green revamp.

# the-upgrade - Thursday 20 November, 2014

The Upgrade: Doing up your home on a shoestring with 'upcycling'

TheJournal.ie spoke to an upcycling expert to pick up some tips on on how to reuse items around the home.

# the-upgrade - Thursday 13 November, 2014

The Upgrade: How to get lighting right in your home

TheJournal.ie speaks to experts about how to make the most of lighting in the home.

# the-upgrade - Thursday 6 November, 2014

The Upgrade: Making your home family-friendly

TheJournal.ie speaks to an expert on how best to make your home safe for a young child.

# the-upgrade - Thursday 30 October, 2014

The Upgrade: Inside the salvage yard - tips for homeowners

TheJournal.ie spoke to the owner of a salvage yard about what they have to offer home renovators.

# the-upgrade - Thursday 23 October, 2014

The Upgrade: How to keep the heat inside this winter

To find out more about keeping your house warm this winter TheJournal.ie spoke to an expert from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland.