The best way to remove carpet stains, amazing extension ideas and great decorating tips – all on the Real Homes Show

Tune in for advice on extensions and loft conversions, plus we reveal the failsafe way to get stubborn stains out of carpets, and how to redecorate on a budget

Want to know the failsafe way to clean carpet stains when disaster strikes? Don't miss the latest episode of the Real Homes Show, sponsored by Checkatrade. Presenter Laura Crombie puts four popular methods of getting stains out of carpets to the test. Watch now to discover the failsafe way to get pesky red wine and tomato sauce stains out of any carpet.

Dreaming of an open plan kitchen and/or an extra bedroom? Then tune in to see advice on creating an open plan kitchen extension, as well as a loft conversion for extra bedroom space.

And don't miss advice on smart fridges, decorating with navy blue and decorating a period property.

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  • Checking It Out (0.50) –We reveal the best way to get stains out of carpet
  • Small Space Squad (5.07) – Transforming a semi-detached house with an open plan kitchen extension and loft conversion
  • The Hub (11.14) – The lowdown on smart fridges
  • Colour Wheel (15.30) – We dive in to navy blue decor
  • Trade Secrets (19.50) – Advice on managing your own extension project
  • SoRealHomes (21.20)– Tips for decorating period homes
  • Competition (23.00) – We’re giving away £1,100 of industrial furniture. See below for details of how to enter.

We’ve teamed up with Vincent & Barn to give one lucky viewer the chance to win an Industrial Storage Rack and Saw Cut Chest of Drawers, worth £1,130. This competition has now closed. To enter our latest giveaway, click on the top article here.

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Laura Crombie

Laura Crombie is a journalist and TV presenter. She has written about homes and interiors for the last 17 years and was Editor of Real Homes before taking on her current position as Content Director for Country Homes & Interiors, 25 Beautiful Homes Period Living and Style at Home. She's an experienced home renovator and is currently DIY-renovating a 1960s house in Worcestershire. She's been quoted on home design and renovating in The Times, The Guardian, The Metro and more. She's also a TV presenter for QVC and has been a commentator for Channel 4 at Crufts dog show.