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  1. Dutch777

    how to get rid of ants at home

    We used diluted bleach to wipe down all surfaces in kitchen when we had ants worked after a few days as it disrupts the ant trials as others have said move all appliances out good clean then disrupt the trails.
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    This is getting ridiculous (energy prices)

    I agree if it was just me and the wife then 3 washing machine loads as we only have a 6kg washer its our daughter that's the problem gym clothes everyday work clothes and different outfit everyday very sociable but we have reigned her in and cut back on things like washing bath towels after a...
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    This is getting ridiculous (energy prices)

    Decided to make some changes on April 1st to try countering the price increases we usually use 11 kWh a day and the result was down to 6 kWh a day. For this period, your average usage was 6 kWh/day or £ 2.13/day Last year, in the same period, your average usage was 11 kWh/day Washing machine...
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    The nervous wait to exchange....

    Makes sense cant see a solicitor questioning it really as the loan agreement doesn't state what the loan was for, If you purchased a car and sold it the next week I doubt they would want the loan back :D
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    The nervous wait to exchange....

    I think the fraud comment only applies if you take the loan for say a car and then later default on it if they then found out you had used it for something else. Barclays state a personal loan can not be used for: Business reasons, Investments, including buying stocks and shares, Timeshares...
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    The nervous wait to exchange....

    The mortgage advisor didn't seem to want to entertain it on the amount maybe because I only need it over 3 years or something else?
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    The nervous wait to exchange....

    Bit of a dilemma and a grey area anyone been in a similar situation Cash buyer but with prices still moving up we are now roughly 20k short, mortgage advisor has suggested taking a personal loan which I can get at a low APR but this seems to be against all loan companies terms and is classed as...
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    *** Show us your Dogs ***

    New addition meet Bailey our 9 week old springer and she's just adorable
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    Post Your Garden!

    Are they Stag's Horn sumac trees at the back of the picture ? and if so have you pruned them a lot, any issues with them spreading as in throwing new shoots everywhere a distance from the trees ?
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    Trading the stockmarket (NO Referrals)

    After an exceptionally good 18 months I sold the last of my RR shares today and for the first time in years I'm now sat at 100% cash and happy to sit the markets out for a while, maybe a crash or a decent correction is overdue and coming but either way happy to be out for now.
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    Help on valuing a property against similar

    Thanks yep appreciate that makes sense with plot size
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    Help on valuing a property against similar

    Thanks for that Its the driveway garage that I cant seem to nail on price as bungalows are popular estate agents don't seem to overly value this aspect but surely it has to carry a value
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    Help on valuing a property against similar

    Large company they tend to sell them in blocks of 50 last time it was moved between two companies 8 years ago it sold @ £47k roughly 60% discount on market value
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    Help on valuing a property against similar

    Both properties on same close of 7 bungalows all have driveway garage conservatory except ours. -------------------------------------- Property 1/ a 2 bed detached bungalow (Sold recently for £152k) Driveway with parking for 3 + cars + Garage + Good quality conservatory + Good quality...
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    Trading the stockmarket (NO Referrals)

    Yu Group PLC looking promising for 2021 since they reset the business and the potential for more acquisitions in the near term could be a multibagger.
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    Trading the stockmarket (NO Referrals)

    Anyone here invested in AFC Energy looks interesting after watching Extreme E Global Series Launch where they are charging the cars off grid starts around the 18 minute mark https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF_mjtEcBEY
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    *** The Official OCUK Cinebench R20 benchmark Thread ***

    4650G @ Stock 4650G @ 4.4
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    The SFF Case Gallery And Specs Thread

    Got the 4650G from Germany
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    The SFF Case Gallery And Specs Thread

    First SFF build to replace my old i5 work computer. Haven't built a computer in what must be 7 years so was really pleased it all went well and booted first time. Specs: Case Jonsbo U1 Plus | Silverstone SFX-L 500W PSU | Gigabyte B550I AORUS PRO AX | AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 4650G | Be Quiet Shadow Rock...
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    New AMD APU's

    Grabbed a 4650G which arrived today ready for a new build now waiting on the Gigabyte A520I AC which seems to be a few weeks away still for stock
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