Homes & Gardens

5 Safety tips for enjoying the hot weather

Whilst we all know the dangers of not wearing sunscreen, there are a huge number of other hazards that can be lurking in the shed or garden this summer.

The heat is already on, and with the easing of restrictions, we’re all enjoying some well-earned social time in the garden....

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Kettles come out on top as the least clean kitchen item

7.2 million Brits have NEVER cleaned their Kettle!

With the amount of time, we spent at home during the pandemic and the rise of the “cleaning” influencer, people’s interest in cleaning has exploded. On Instagram the hashtag “#cleaningmotivation” has 618,000 posts and “#cleaninghacks” has 502,000!

Wren Kitchens has surveyed the nation to reveal kitchen cleaning habits to see which kitchen items get cleaned the least and which age...

6 Ways to maintain and style your home when you are short on time

If you have an extremely hectic lifestyle (whether it is your job, personal life or both), you may feel like home maintenance and chores are a constant struggle for time. Not only that, but maybe you are still battling with the time to properly decorate your home or add some character to the place you would like to spend more time in to relax.

Maintaining and furnishing your home is...

Renovating your property can add 10% to your home’s value

Expert Tips to Save up to £11k on a DIY Home Renovation

Did you know renovating your property can add 10% to your home’s value?

With this in mind, personal finance experts, Ocean Finance , asked five property and interior experts for advice on completing your own DIY home renovation – taking the average professional cost down from £14,500 to just £2,960 – a huge saving of £11,560

Expert Tips to Save £11,560 on a DIY Home...

7 Modern and stylish home updates for 2021 - What's trending

7 Modern and stylish home updates for 2021 - What's trending

Are you curious to know what’s trending in home décor and design in 2021? Do you want to make some stylish and modern updates to your home but would love to take inspiration from the latest trends? The good news is that there are all kinds of home update trends that are hot for 2021, from minor little tweaks to huge and impactful makeovers. No matter what your budget or your goals, you’re...

Why a walk-in wardrobe could be the ideal bedroom upgrade

Having a walk-in wardrobe is a dream that most of us have but think we will never achieve. However, with a good amount of space available, some clever fittings and a lot of patience, you could make your dream a reality. We often view walk-in wardrobes as luxury items that most people never have; however, they are rapidly becoming a trend that more and more people are following!

If...

4 Benefits of investing in a golf property

Real estate remains one of the most promising investments over other assets. This is because it's improvable, has high returns, allows for predictable cash flow, appreciates in value, and ultimately helps investors build wealth and equity. However, real estate investment trends keep changing. A trend that’s growing in popularity is investing in golf properties. The uniqueness of this property...

The last 12 months has seen an increase in searches for colourful kitchens

Wren Kitchens reveals colour mistakes to avoid at all costs

Over the past 12 months, there has been an increase in searches for colourful kitchens, with ‘black kitchens’ leading on a 128% increase and ‘green kitchens’ following close behind at 126%. Although a colourful kitchen can be beautiful, there are many things to consider to ensure you get it right, and one of the most important is colour psychology.

According to the Theory of Colour...

Top 10 guard dog breeds

Security dogs have protected their owners and guarded against unwanted intruders for many years. While many modern dogs are home guardians, some breeds stand out because of their effective ways to deter burglars and intruders.

This post will help you discover the top 10 guard dog breeds. These have the temperament, loyalty and physical strength needed to provide dog security .

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15 Small Kitchen Ideas That Make the Most of your space, No matter how tiny

If we look around, we see that small apartments and houses are elegant, but they seem to have incomplete kitchens. Surprisingly, many small kitchen ideas maximize the storage capacity of the kitchen and positively affect productivity. By thinking creatively about using most of your small kitchen space, you can make even the smallest kitchen space where you can enjoy cooking and hanging out....

Over 80,000 bikes were reported stolen in England and Wales last year

Cyclists warned to be vigilant as bike theft peaks across England and Wales

With the UK’s lockdown easing and employees returning to work, thousands of cyclists are at risk of having their bikes stolen.

Over 80,000 bikes were reported stolen in England and Wales last year, prompting security retailers Safe.co.uk to analyse the regions most under threat to bike theft.

Commuters around London need to stay the most vigilant, as new data reveals the...