Homes & Gardens

A Practical Guide to Extending your Living Space Outdoors

For many homeowners, having an outdoor space where you can relax and entertain your guests is a dream come true. Spending time outside your house can be as comfortable as spending time inside, and with a suitable outdoor space, you can enjoy both comfort and functionality.

Once you have the suitable space, designing your outdoor living space becomes more effortless. All you need to...

5 Simple and Speedy Renovations that Increase Property Rental Value

Renting out a property can come with a lot of responsibilities but also a lot of opportunities. Investing a little money in your rental property can have a double-whammy effect of upping your monthly rental value while also adding to the property valuation.

There are plenty of reasons to renovate a rental property and keep it up to date, but where should you concentrate your...

Innovative Ways to use Patterns in your Home Décor

Incorporating different patterns into your home décor can be pretty intimidating. However, when done right, you will have a fantastic piece in your hands as patterns add energy to a room. Patterns can be found in various materials, including marble veining, wood, tiles, and textiles. When not correctly combined, the appearance of the pattern can be off-putting to the eyes.


6 Ways to Redecorate your Bathroom on Budget in 2022

Redecorating a part of your home, especially the bathroom, can be costly. There are many aspects to bathroom decoration that can be staggeringly expensive, especially things that involve redoing the plumbing or replacing fixtures like sinks and toilets. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t decorate your home to give it a fresh new look without spending a fortune. In fact, there are a...

Almost a quarter of Brits have admitted they would throw away their stained sofa instead of getting it cleaned,

The UK’s most common sofa stains revealed

Almost a quarter of Brits have admitted they would throw away their stained sofa instead of getting it cleaned, according to new research released today*.

Every year, up to 22 million pieces of furniture are discarded and the majority are sent to landfills up and down the country. At least half of these items are still in a usable state but are thrown away because they are dirty,...

How to Get Allergies in Your House Under Control

Pollen, dust, and mold are dangerous elements for individuals with allergies. These allergens need to be far away from such individuals. You cannot control allergy to the maximum, but you can reduce it to bearable levels.

To control allergies at your home, you must maintain a high level of hygiene. The hygiene both in and outside your home needs to be thorough. Apart from cleaning...

How to reduce water usage in the bathroom

UK drought warning: how can Brits reduce their water usage in the bathroom?

With Brits being urged to cut unnecessary water use, given the latest drought threats and advice from The Environment Agency, Mark Fullilove at bathroom specialist, Sanctuary Bathrooms , shares advice on how to reduce water usage in the bathroom – often the most water intensive room in the house.

How can Brits reduce water usage in the bathroom, amid drought warnings?


Dried flowers can last for years if cared for correctly

Florist shares 5 ways to create the perfect everlasting preserved flowers at home!

Mary-Anne Da’Marzo of Soho’s preserved flower store, The Last Bunch , shares her trade secrets on creating beautiful dried flowers at home.

The increased popularity of flowering plants like pampas grass on Instagram has created a fascination of alternative flowers, particularly dried flowers or ‘everlastings’ as they’re also known.

According to recent analysis by The Last...

What to look for when buying a parasol

During the warm and sunny days of summer you need to create shade for yourself and your family in the garden. A big umbrella is perfect to protect you from the sun's harmful rays.

A parasol does not only offer protection from the sun, but it also adds glamour, style, and colour to your open space. So, f you are thinking about getting one, here are some things you should consider:...

3 Major Benefits of Having a Heating Unit at Home

Did you know that almost all new homes built today have central HVAC systems? With an easy way to access both cooling and heating for your home, a heating unit can help you stave off freezing temperatures during the coldest part of the year.

Have you ever wondered if a heating unit is the best option for your home overall? Here are some of the biggest benefits of having a heating...

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