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Real Christmas Trees - Essential Safety Tips

Friday, 16 December 2011 13:26:16 Europe/London

I recently saw the above fire safety video which gives a shocking demonstration of the dangers of a real Christmas tree catching fire. The video shows two living room fires filmed in a laboratory - the rooms are fully furnished but have one open wall to allow filming. The first section shows a fire developing in an everyday living room, and the second shows the spread of a fire from a real Christmas tree. As the video shows, if your Christmas tree catches fire it will very quickly escalate much more rapidly. With that in mind, I decided this would be a good time to go over some essential safety tips for real Christmas trees.

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Be Modern Marble Fireplaces – now with Smartsense Under-mantel Lighting

Wednesday, 6 April 2011 16:07:00 Europe/London

Be Modern Carmela Marble Fireplace Suite
Those clever people at Be Modern have come up with a great way to enhance the appearance of their marble fireplaces. Be Modern are now offering the option of Smartsense under-mantel lighting with their most popular marble fireplace designs.

Downlights can transform the appearance of a fireplace, highlighting the beauty of the materials and giving a sense of depth which makes the fireplace surround really stand out from the chimney breast. Under-mantel lighting is fitted below the fireplace mantel header so that the light fittings are hidden from view.


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