December 14, 2017

Curtains or Blinds?

Curtains or Blinds?

There is no doubt that blinds and curtains can be one of the easiest and cheapest ways to stamp your personality on a room. There are some fantastic styles and fabrics available at the moment and it can be hard to resist making an impulse buy. But resist! Deciding on the right covering for your ...
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How to Mix Concrete

How to Mix Concrete

Back By Popular Demand!  We have so many questions about this topic that we thought we should re-invigorate our article about it and repost it for your 2013 jobs. Concrete is a mixture of cement, sand, gravel and water. Variations in the ratio of the ingredients produces a mix suitable for different job...
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French Headboards

French Headboards

What better idea than introducing colourful upholstery to your bedroom to warm up your interior décor and brighten up your winter? Nearly all types of bedroom furniture can be upholstered in soft fabric or luxurious leather, from the armchair and the dressing table through to the bed and its headboard....
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Transform Box Rooms

Transform Box Rooms

A box room is all too often used as a dumping ground for cleaning appliances and unused items. While this is totally acceptable, it’s also a waste of valuable space. There are many ways to make more of your box room that will add both to your enjoyment of your home, as well as add ...
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Renovating Historic Buildings

Are you looking to get started on a home renovation project? If you are renovating an old buildings there could be serious health hazards lurking within their ancient walls. Before you begin a renovation project, make sure you understand the dangers involved and how to prevent them from affecting you. L...
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Practical Vinyl

Vinyl, although not currently fashionable, is widely accepted to be one of the best materials for kitchen flooring in your home. The synthetic material – similar to lino flooring – is highly durable, easy to clean and is water-and stain-resistant. If you’re considering getting some new floor...
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Weird Insurance

Weird Policies The insurance market in the UK is the largest in Europe and it seems there is nothing you can’t insure for or against. While we might have got used to insuring our car alloy’s and getting insurance to cover the advertising costs of lost pets there are some insurance policies o...
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Flood Risk?

The UK is crowded place. With increasing pressure on space and rising house prices developers have been building on every available plot. Many of these new build sites have been in areas that have some risk of flooding. After our exceptionally wet year we are realising just how many of our homes are at...
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Hi Tech Beds

Hi Tech Beds

These are exciting times in the world of handheld devices and gadgets. The major players are falling over themselves to produce faster, slimmer, better performing devices – think brighter displays, swipe screens, gorilla glass and all those clever apps. You can now control your hifi with your phon...
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Top Boiler Brands: 2012

Top Boiler Brands: 2012

Now that the British weather has turning wintry, frost is slowly stealing over the country and many of us are discovering that we need to update our boiler systems after a cold shower or two! Combi boilers are often the most popular as they give hot water on demand, and are perfect for busy households....
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Transform your home

Transform your home

Small Changes: Big Difference! Five ways to transform your home. Whether you’re looking for a complete makeover, or you just want to change one room in your house, this handy guide will give you some tips and inspiration to get you started. Have any tips of your own? Let us know in the comments be...
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Brilliant Bins

Finding the perfect bin for your kitchen might not seem very exciting, but get it wrong and you could find yourself with an essential household item that causes more hassle than it solves and costs you loads of money when you have to keep replacing broken lids and peddles. A good bin is really important...
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Natural Stone

Natural stone comes in many forms and it can create a magnificent effect for many different floor types – none more so than paving. Laying natural stone is a straightforward DIY task if you follow these few simple steps. Preparing to lay natural stone Inspect the tiles. No two natural stones are e...
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Help With Colour

Help With Colour

A few of us have a natural eye for design, everything these people decorate looks great and colour selection is a major part of their success. However for most of us good colour choices do not come naturally and we need a system to make sure that the choices we make do not result in ...
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Mould In Your Home

Mould is found everywhere and is a normal part of our environments, but when it begins to establish itself in our homes it can become harmful to our health as well as our furnishings. Although grey and black moulds in damp rooms are easy to spot other types of mould will not necessarily be visible, ...
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