Friday, 13 September 2019

Five Ways You Can Prepare Your Home For Winter

The summer is finally over, and we’re finally edging into autumn. It’s a beautiful time of year as the leaves fall from the trees and turn glorious shades of crimson and orange, but it’s also the time when you need to make sure that your home is fully prepared for the colder weather ahead. Here are some tips that will help you make sure that your house is fully winter-proofed.

Check Your Boiler
First, you need to get your boiler serviced. You should do this every year, but it’s particularly important to make sure that it’s running well before winter begins. Not only is it extortionately expensive to replace a boiler (this is what that rainy day fund is for), but it’s also incredibly uncomfortable to go through the winter without heating or hot water. If your boiler isn’t working properly during autumn, you can shudder and complain your way through a cold shower. If it’s off during the winter, you’ll feel as though your entire body has turned into an icicle. 

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Freeing Up Time To Give To Your Little Ones

kids in spiderman and Captain America costumes

Before having kids, a lot of prospective mums assume that their role will be a fairly easy one once they have brought a little one into the world. The idea of staying at home to help your child grow and develop into an adult might sound like it will give you a lot of freedom, and this is something which people will often look forward to. Unfortunately, though, there is a huge amount of work which can come with your new child. To help you to free up some of your time to give to the little one, this post will be exploring some of the measures which can be taken to ensure that they can get as much of you as possible.

Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Is It Time To Upsize Your Home?

Thinking of moving to a bigger home? Upsizing can be necessary in some cases, but it can come with challenges. Here are a few questions to ask yourself first to work out whether upsizing is the right decision.

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Design the Garden of Your Dreams: Four Landscaping Tips For Beginners

If your garden could do with a total overhaul, masterminding and carrying out the landscaping work on your own can be a massive undertaking. These expert landscaping tips for beginners will help you throw caution to the wind and craft your ideal outdoor haven.

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Monday, 8 July 2019

What You Need For A Garden To Be A Playground

Does your garden ever get used? Maybe you’re not the type of person that really wants to lounge outside. You don’t have a patio or a veranda so you’d rather just relax and lay back in your home. But what about your kids, wouldn’t they rather be outside running around? That’s the dilemma that many parents have, they don’t have a garden that’s fun but they need their kids to not play and run around inside. So, you can satisfy both parties by making a garden playground for the kids. You get some space, peace and quiet indoors, while the kids get all the space they need to stretch their legs. But where to begin? Making a play area is one thing, but a playground is much more complicated. The beginnings are the same however, so here’s how to start.

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