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Fixing Our Damp Problem – Final Piece of the Puzzle
Our old stone farmhouse in Portugal has been plagued with damp, mould and moisture issues…
The Only GOOD Thing About Plumbing
I hate plumbing. It's awkward and fiddly but an important part of any renovation or…

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Take Part in a Future E3 Adventure Donate to future projects or join a team of travellers on an adventure in Vietnam or another exciting destination.…
HUGE Upgrade to the Kitchen – AGA Masterchef Delux Install
For the last three years we've been cooking on a camping stove but today our…
Behind the Scenes – Limewashing the Lounge
In this video we apply some homemade limewash to the walls in the lounge. But…

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