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Top tips for dealing with tradespeople

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If you’re having work done on your home, you want any builders or decorators to be reputable. But how do you avoid cowboys and dodgy deals? Read this article for some pointers.

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Drink-drive limit to drop?

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Confused.com's Owe Carter would like to know what you feel about proposals to lower the national drink-drive limit.

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2-4-6-8 Motorway

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Confused.com's Owe Carter wonders if learner drivers should be allowed to practice on the motorway, and requests a straw poll.

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Good news if you’re installing a conservatory or double glazing

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The formation of the Double Glazing & Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme (DGCOS) should hopefully take great strides in cleaning up an industry beset with cowboys.

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No frills car insurance – is it worth it?

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We’ve always been advocates of getting the right level of cover at the right price, rather than opting for the cheapest available policies per se. Confused.com recommends checking a policy thoroughly before buying.

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Top ten drives for those who don’t fancy flying

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We list a selection of wonderful drives either within the UK or nearby.

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Confused.com's driving test tales

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Owe Carter relays driving test horror stories from some Confused.com's staff.

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Confused.com's guide to festival survival

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A Confused.com guide to festival survival with handy tips and travel insurance and home insurance advice

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The best British holidays you’ve never taken

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The UK is rich in history, culture and beauty – and yet many of us seldom explore what we have in our own back garden. So here’s a selection of brilliant British destinations that may not otherwise spring readily to mind.

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Essential summer gadgets

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Confused.com's Owe Carter rounds up some of the best devices to get your hands on this season.

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Owe Carter

Owe Carter

Owe Carter has been a consumer interest writer for Confused.com since 2007. His career as a scribe began in local press, which saw him hunting ghosts, taking challenges from readers, living as B.A. Baracus for a week, and seeking out Pembrokeshire’s happiest dog.

Twitter: @ConfusedOwe
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