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Moving Tips for Families with Children

October 1, 2017

There’s no doubt that moving home can be stressful. While there may be a frisson of excitement because of new opportunities over the horizon, there are also some major issues to consider. How do you get all your stuff packed up and moved safely? How are you going to make friends in your new location? […] View article >

5 Practical uses for a Spare Room

September 26, 2017

If you’re lucky enough to have a spare room, transforming it into something new and exciting may well be top of your list of decorating jobs. Too many of us use that room to store the clutter we’ve collected over the years rather than developing a space that is practical and useful. Here are just […] View article >

What to Include in a Furnished Let

September 22, 2017

One of the important decisions for landlords who provide a furnished let to make is what to include. While there are some basic rules such as making sure the safety and condition of the furnishings are up to standard, much will depend on the type of tenant you are looking to rent to and what […] View article >

Tips for organising your shed

September 15, 2017

One place where chaos can soon rule is the garden shed. Whether it’s lack of storage space or tangled hose pipes, it’s amazing how quickly such a small space can suddenly become cluttered. As our grandparents were fond of reminding us as kids: Everything in place and a place for everything. Nowhere is this more […] View article >

Home Office Ideas

September 11, 2017

More and more of us are converting the spare room into a home office. Part of this trend has grown out of the popularity of desktop computers but also the increasing number of people working from home. According to the Daily Mail, a home office is one of the first things that many home buyers […] View article >

Can a garden shed really add value to your home?

September 4, 2017

In Britain, there is nothing we love more than an evening in the garden, perhaps with a glass of wine and a few friends. We’ve increasingly begun to enjoy our gardens in recent years, with 37% of us spending more time in our garden than we did five years ago, but how is this reflected […] View article >

Beautiful Bathrooms: 5 Rules to Stand By

September 1, 2017

For some reason, people find the bathroom a challenging area to plan and design. Perhaps it’s the lack of space you get to play with or some indecision or confusion over what look and feel should be. Whether you want a walk-in shower room, a luxurious bath to while away the evening and reflect on […] View article >

Handy Back to School List

August 24, 2017

We’re not too far away from school starting again. For most parents, a little preparation goes a long way to making sure the first few weeks in September run as smoothly as possible. A lot will depend on whether your child is off to nursery school or about to head out to college or university. […] View article >

Packing for University

August 24, 2017

Heading to university is exciting and it is the first time for many new students to be away from home fending for themselves. Having lived so long at home, it can be difficult to decide what will be needed to pack and take with you. What you need will depend on whether you are going […] View article >

Top 5 Ways to Keep the Kids Entertained This Summer

August 22, 2017

As the summer holidays roll around again, those with children about to finish the school term start to wrack our brains for activities to keep them entertained and out of trouble for the duration. With that in mind, we’ve put together a few ideas to help you out, ones that will hopefully stop those dreaded […] View article >