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Roller touching the surface of a ceiling and leaving a trail of paint.
Interior Design

How to paint your ceiling like a professional

We speak to a ceiling painting pro to get the best advice on preparing and painting your ceiling.

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Home Technology

Award-winning chef’s top tips to simply make amazing air fryer meals

Calum Montgomery, chef patron of an award-winning Scottish restaurant, knows a thing or two about getting the most out of his air fryer.

Yellow bathtub in Farrow & Ball Sudbury Yellow
Interior Design

9 top designers lift the lid on their ‘cheat’ paint brands and colours

We’ve asked nine top interior designers to lift the lid on their most trusted wall paint brand. 

hallway with neat storage
Tidy Home

Our top coat hooks for clutter-free hallways

Rethink your hallway with some inspirational coat hook designs.

Man wearing a dark green sweater and a grey pair of jeans sitting on a beige seating ball behind a wooden desk with a laptop in front of a window
Interior Design

Sitting all day? Try these 4 alternative office chairs 

If your hobby sees you sitting all day, or you’re still working from home, these alternative office chairs could help improve your posture while looking stylish

Woman with a cup of coffee sitting at her desk with books and laptop
Interior Design

5 ergonomic accessories that can create a comfy workspace

Ergonomic accessories like chairs, laptop stands, and adjustable desks can all help maximise your comfort when working from home

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Interior Design

Pantone Colour of the Year 2023: how to use it in your home

If you think bright pink won't work in your home. Think again. Pink is for everyone and we show you how.

Snowdrop flowers on a sunny winter day

What to plant in February

Sow and grow seeds of hope this winter, and ensure their success, with our essential guide for what to plant in February.

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Welcome to Saga Exceptional

We've launched a new site to help inspire our readers with insightful and entertaining content - and we'd love you to join us on our journey.

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Tidy Home

Ways to battle bacteria without bleach

Experts share their cleaning tips and why you don't need to reach for the bleach to feel safe.