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Preparing the New Year’s Clear-Out: How Much for a Skip?

Whether you’re finishing up your housing projects for 2019, or you’re taking “New Year, new me” to another height with a new look home in 2020, a good clear out can be very therapeutic.

5 smart upgrades you need to make to your home

It seems that the “smart” moniker is being added to just about everything these days. We’ve had smartphones for over a decade now, smart fridges are catching on, and even though the Smart car is a brand, cars themselves are becoming smarter and more efficient with each passing year.

How to create a useful learning space

Whatever your working space is used for, be it university or for a home business, you need to ensure it is working as hard as you are in order to achieve success.

How do countries implement climate control to deal with their weather conditions?

For most people living in warmer countries, life without air conditioning would be a struggle. After experiencing the discomfort brought on by summer heatwaves in Europe, we can appreciate the convenience of smart climate control in the UK.

Renting out your outdoor buildings - what you need to know before opening the doors

It’s no secret that everyone is looking for a way to bring a little more money in. If you’re lucky enough to have the space outside your home, you may already have an outdoor building such as a log cabin or summer house.

Is self-storage a cost-effective option?

Trying to decide whether or not self-storage could be an option for you and your family can be difficult. Some people consider it to be a completely viable option which gives you much more flexibility whilst others think that it is just throwing money away.

A guide on how to spot legitimate identification badges

When you hear a knock at the door that you weren’t expecting, chances are you peek through the spy hole in your door or out the window.

Staying safe when using BBQs: An expert Guide

As the warmer months are upon us, there’s nothing quite like dining under the sun, in the great outdoors. Therefore, there’s no surprise why so many of us, (when the weather is just right) jump to the chance, of bringing out those paddling pools and fire up the BBQ at every opportunity.

Home Safety: 5 important aspects that a homeowner should pay attention to

The safety of a home is one of those things that you never realise is lacking, unless something goes wrong and it’s already too late.

Garden adaptations to increase elderly accessibility

Recent findings from the Office for National Statistics has revealed that Britain officially has an ageing population. By 2039, one in every 12 of us will be aged over 80, and one in three babies born in 2013 are expected to reach 100 years of age.

Investing in bath adaptions to ease later life

For the elderly, normal mobility can become challenging and therefore, it’s beneficial adding elements of accessibility into their homes.

The interior trends worth investing in for the year ahead

With the days getting brighter, if not warmer, our attention naturally turns to the home. With thoughts of spring cleaning, many of us will be making notes on interior too.

Three top tips for selling your home

Do you want to sell your property? Well, it may be easier to do than you expect. Very often, all you need is a home update.

Great ways to cut down on your household waste!

With money getting tighter all the time, and recycling concerns always growing, more and more households are taking the time to really try and cut down on the amount of waste that they produce.

How to spruce up your garden in time for summer

The rise of entertaining at home is apparent in the UK. Therefore, there’s a need to keep your garden space clean and tidy at all times.