Homes & Gardens

cases of mould in homes across the UK could soar by 400%* this autumn and winter.

How to prevent mould in FIVE HIGH RISK areas of the home

The cold snap has finally arrived in the UK and with it, experts from MyJobQuote have warned that cases of mould in homes across the UK could soar by 400%* this autumn and winter.

Their latest research found that in 2022, searches for solutions for mould in autumn and winter rose by up to 490%. Commenting on their research, property expert Thomas Goodman from MyJobQuote shares, “Our...

The Best Places to Live in Bath: Where History Meets Modernity

Bath, the picturesque and historic city in Somerset, England, is renowned for its Roman baths, Georgian architecture, and stunning countryside. It's no wonder Bath is a highly sought-after place to call home. With its rich cultural heritage, beautiful landscapes, and vibrant community, choosing where to live in Bath can be a delightful dilemma. In this article, we'll explore some of the best...

Elevate Your Home's Worth: Garden Buildings and Workshops Explained

In recent years, the UK has seen a marked surge in home improvements, a trend propelled by significant shifts in work routines and an amplified aspiration for spaces that mirror personal tastes and lifestyles. The evolution towards remote working, in particular, has changed our approach to professional life and how we perceive and utilise our living spaces. Now, more than ever, homeowners...

It is estimated that heating a single home for a year creates 2,806kg of carbon emissions.

Carbon footprint from heating homes increases by as much as 5.9% in 12 months

New research from Fair Fix , the boiler engineer experts, reveals that the carbon footprint caused by heating homes in England has increased by as much as 5.9% across some areas of the nation.

Fair Fix has estimated the amount of carbon emissions created by heating England’s homes in 2021 and 2022 to see how well the country is managing its carbon footprint. The calculation is based...

During the autumn months, spiders are searching for places to keep warm and sheltered

Spider Season - How to Keep Spiders Out of Your Home

As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, we’re officially entering Autumn season. While this is a great time of year for many, autumn is also the start of the spider season in the UK, which can be devastating for some homeowners – especially those with a fear of these little critters.

During the autumn months, spiders are searching for places to keep warm and sheltered....

Blossoming Adventures: 5 Ideas for Creating a Safe Space in Your Garden

Creating a haven in your garden is about nurturing a space that embraces you in security and serenity. Imagine a place where children can frolic and adults can find solace under the shade of blossoming trees.

Safety here isn’t just a notion; it’s embedded in every leaf, every petal. The feeling of security comes from knowing your garden is free from harmful chemicals and dangerous...

Easy Care and Maintenance Tips for Fabric Vertical Blinds

Do you love the cozy feel and style of your fabric vertical blinds? If so, you want to keep them looking their best for as long as possible.

These types of window coverings are definitely not a "set and forget" product. You need to know how to care for them for them to last for a long time.

Fortunately, we've provided some advice on that below, so read on to learn more!...

Cable Management Tips for Your Home

Cables are a vital part of modern life. Almost all devices and gadgets use some kind of cable to power them or charge their batteries, and most of us would be completely lost without them. Whether it’s making your toast in the morning, completing your work in the office or enjoying online streaming services in the evening, so much of what we do now revolves around electronics and cables....

Spiders have an aversion to the taste of chalk.

Chalk sales surge as Brits battle spider mating season

Sales of chalk have rocketed this week, after it emerged the traditional classroom staple acts as an unlikely repellent against creepy crawlies.

The data from Ryman comes as its revealed that spiders, which use their legs to sense their surroundings, have an aversion to the taste of chalk. As a result, homeowners are stocking up on the newfound arachnid deterrent - with sales surging...

a budget kitchen renovation can add approximately £16k to your property

Expert reveals how a budget kitchen reno can make you an extra £16k

Kitchen renovations are something people are majorly taking into consideration, whether selling their home or not. Google searches for “budget kitchen renovations'' have skyrocketed by 400% in the last 12 months in the UK alone.

In a recent study, Magnet revealed that on average, a budget kitchen renovation (costing approx. £7k) can increase your property price by £15,929 . However,...

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