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Upcycled Furniture – It’s Not Just About Looking Good

Upcycled Furniture – It’s Not Just About Looking Good

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Upcycled furniture is becoming a well known term in the twenty-first century. From January 2010 until 2013 the word ‘upcycled’ was used on Etsy and Pinterest more than quarter of a million times. That figure has consistently risen by a few hundred percent every year since then. For those who feel the world is producing far too much waste and chewing through resources like a one hundred metre caterpillar on a lettuce leaf, upcycling offers up another way to balance the books... so to speak! What is the difference between Recycled and Upcycled? When items are recycled they are broken down and the materials that made them recovered (glass, paper, plastic etc). The recovered materials are then made into another object, although generally, the quality of the material will usually be a
Why Some Insurance Claims are Being Refused to Homeowners

Why Some Insurance Claims are Being Refused to Homeowners

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If you fail to notice something in the small print, your home or your car might not be protected by your insurance policy. Any unusual information should be included, even if you are not sure that it’s relevant. It’s too much of a risk to leave out any details, because a future claim could be refused by your insurance company. It is the role of a loss assessor to know whether an insurer is justified in rejecting a claim, but the Association of British Insurers puts the responsibility firmly on the customer to make sure that appropriate answers are given to every question on an insurance form. Home Insurance Claims A home contents policy will generally cover any item that could be removed from your home. However, there are some less usual items that you might have in your home tha