Did you know letting grass get too long before cutting it is unhealthy for your lawn? Now that the weather’s getting a bit warmer your grass will start to shoot up, so this Easter Bank Holiday long weekend is the perfect time to mow it (weather allowing of course!) But before your start trimming your turf, maintain your lawnmower to keep it running smoothly throughout the mowing season.
You may well be expecting to feed more people than usual this weekend if you’ve got friends or relatives coming over for Easter. Cooking for a full house is a lot more challenging than rustling up your day to day dinners and it’s even more of a challenge if your oven isn’t working efficiently. So here are some simple steps to take to make cooking for your guests easier.
Spring is a season of newness. New leaves start appearing on trees, new buds blossom and homes sparkle like new, as people get stuck into intensive spring cleaning. If you’re planning to give your home a thorough once over in the upcoming weeks, don’t forget about your appliances. Giving the machines you use regularly a good clean will make your daily chores easier and help remove bad smells around your home too.
It’s been an exciting time at Pennies recently. The past few months have seen them exceed two incredible milestones: 25 million total donations and £5.5 million raised for a whole bunch of very worthy causes. And just a few weeks ago Pennies had their largest week of fundraising ever, with a record breaking 105,911 donations.
Why are we so happy to hear this news? Well, we’re proud to say that it’s you, our customers, who have helped Pennies reach this target. Over the past three years you’ve raised over £16,000! How?Read more
“Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall all you’ve got to do is call…” but do you know when each season begins and ends? In the good old days it may have been easier to tell when each season started and ended, whereas today the seasons are more blurred.
You may be surprise to know that there are 3 methods to highlighting when seasons begin and end:Read more
Did you know your vacuum cleaner only removes about 80% of dirt from your floors? Other dirt is able to remain loose and hide in the corners of your room. But, by accessorising your vacuum cleaner with the correct tools there’s no reason why you cannot provide your home with a deeper clean.
At the start of every New Year thousands of us promise this is the start of a new us, one which becomes healthier. It sounds great, and it’s a resolution many of us keep to for the first couple of weeks.
To help you keep your “New Year, New You” resolution we’ve got a few tips to help you become healthier.Read more
What’s your go to dish when it comes to cooking a hearty family meal? Whether it’s a Thai green curry, a casserole or a vegetable soup with homemade bread, how much better would it be if you could take the hassle out of cooking?
With a slow cooker you can, and as their popularity continues to increase, we’ve taken a look at the benefits they bring to the cooking process, how to make the most out of your slow cooker1 and two recipes we recommend you try.Read more
80% of dirt on your floors is removed by your vacuum cleaner. But what happens when your vacuum begins to stink, making it difficult to use without unpleasant odours wafting throughout your home?
Surprisingly, this isn’t an uncommon problem in the UK, but it is one which is easy to rectify – if you provide your vacuum cleaner with the TLC it deserves, and to help we explain in this post the 3 most common reasons a vacuum smells and how to combat it.Read more
“Dogs teach us to love, cats teach us to live”…unfortunately, no matter how much we love our pets, from time to time they can have accidents which not only leave unpleasant odours wafting through the house, but also result in stains on carpets and upholstery.
Stains caused as a result of pet accidents are problematic for two reasons:Read more