Still working from home.  Feng Shui your home office

The last 24 months have seen the world go into multiple lockdowns.  Some people were forced to work from home, where others perhaps wanted to for many reasons.  With the need to work from home and the stamp duty break that was announced a lot of people decided it was the perfect time to move […]

Ditch the Laundry Day Blues By Using a Laundry Service

Laundry day is a much dreaded time for the millions of women, men, and children who are faced with this task.  In busy households with small children, moms and dads have to gather the dirty clothes from underneath beds, from closets, bathroom, or wherever the little ones decide to put them.  Then, there is the process […]

Looking After your Home Ready for the Winter

Look after your home and it will look after you – this is especially true during the winter months, when we all seek refuge at home from the bad weather outside. Here are some things that you can do to protect your home before the winter sets in… Image Credit Make sure that the Central […]

Everything you need to know about the level three building

A survey is a detailed inspection of a property’s condition and should be conducted by a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). A RICS level 3 building survey is the most comprehensive of the residential property surveys available. A RICS level 3 building survey was previously known as a full structural survey […]

How the Romans kept their houses warm

Roman civilization brings many improvements to public health and life in general. The Roman Empire was able to take all of the advances made by the Greeks and the Egyptians before them. The Romans borrow their ideas and make them into their own. The Greeks and the Egyptians had already benefited from contact with the […]

Tunes for Dressing Windows

If you have been looking at your windows recently and thinking they could do with a fresh new look, then you’ll likely be busy shopping for the latest window dressings like blinds or curtains. While you search for the perfect adornment for your windows, here are some songs to listen to:

Things to Do When you Move into Your New House

Moving house is such a stressful time and there is a lot to remember to do to ensure that it all goes without a hitch! Often it is easy to forget some of these things and it is only with hindsight that you realise they would have made the moving process much easier! If you […]

Can you design your own garden?

As you look out on your little bit of England, namely your garden, do you feel inspired to design it at all? Garden design, just as with interior design, is a carefully managed process that needs meticulous measurement and mapping before a spade can hit the earth and the Mountfield Spares from can be […]

How to Start Planning your Perfect Conservatory

Over the past eighteen months, most of us have spent a lot more time at home! If you have realised that you would just like a little more space in your home after being cooped up for so long, adding an extension is a great alternative to moving house. One of the best ways to […]

What was the Great Victorian Stink

We have a lot to thank the Victorians for. Not only did they develop technologies that we still use today but they also helped to bring about one of the biggest changes in human health and sanitisation – drainage and flushing toilets. They are one of the reasons we have the wonderful drainage systems that […]