Plants can be a big responsibility and if you don’t look after them properly then they can end up making your home look worse, rather than better. We have curated a list of low maintenance plants that thrive well in certain rooms of your house. Read more
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The summer is upon us and we all want to enjoy the sunshine in our beautiful homes and gardens over the next couple of months. We are telling you about 10 ways you can prepare your home for the summer, helping you get the most of the British summertime at home.
When you have a bit of spare time as a home owner it normally goes on maintaining or redecorating your home. Sometimes it can be enjoyable but sometimes you don’t know where to start or how to fix something. Don’t fear, we have some of our best house DIY tips and tricks to help you out. Read more
Got a home office? Whether you’re running your own small business, freelancing or have flexible working arrangement, working from home has its advantages. You can manage your own time and don’t have to navigate rush hour. But to get the most out of each working day you need a productive environment.
Like our wardrobes, from time to time our homes need a new look and whilst this can be achieved by adding some art to the walls or a new rug in the lounge, there are other times when nothing but completely redecorating a room will do.
Along with adding a new look to your home, redecorating is also a great way to increase the value of your home, with it being estimated that a redecorated home can increase in value on average by nearly 3%.Read more
How clean is your floor, really how clean is it? It may look clean, especially once you’ve ran the vacuum over it or mopped it, but in reality your floor is a lot dirtier than you may think. In fact, research conducted by the Rug Doctor has revealed despite a carpet’s high exposure to germs few of us provide the area with a deep clean, whilst over 30% of us only vacuum once a week.
With this sobering thought in mind, we look at how to clean your floors to ensure they are as clean as they can be.Read more
Cleaning your home is a chore, even simple tasks such as vacuuming – but it’s something which needs to be carried out a couple of times a week. However, when it comes to cleaning the home many of us neglect the windows.
But how often should we clean our windows? Many local window cleaners suggest cleaning the windows on a fortnightly basis, but in reality, how often you clean your windows is all down to personal preference.
For those who would prefer not to pay for a window cleaner, but need their windows cleaned, you’ll be pleased to know there are a number of methods for window cleaning on the internet, and we’ve included 3 of our favourites below…Read more
Creating your own DIY decorations for your garden can be fun, inexpensive and a great activity for you and your family to get involved in. We have created a list of some of the best DIY bird feeders we have seen, that you can recreate yourselves. Read more
Spring is nearly here, a season of newness where leaves start appearing on the trees, buds blossom and homes sparkle, 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.
Coffee for some people is an essential part of their morning routine. It helps to wake you up and get you through your day. However, there are so many other uses for coffee, in particular, coffee grounds. We have 10 alternative uses for the grounds right here. Read more