Why should you take care of your roof?

When thinking of giving your house a bit of tend loving care most of us are guilty of neglecting our roof. It is common for us all to spend time and money on areas like the windows, garden and interior decorating but the harder to reach areas like roofs often get left behind. There are…

5 ways to heat a summerhouse in winter

Despite its name, a summerhouse should not be abandoned when winter hits. With some clever heating solutions, it is possible to keep your garden room, whether it be used as an office or a place to relax, comfortable all year round. Image Credit Electric heaters Convection heaters are often used in garden rooms, because they…

Benefits of a Country House Wedding

There are so many venues to choose from when you’re planning a wedding. You’ll find your brain swirling with images of manor houses, plush hotels, rustic barns, castles and unusual outdoor options too! Finding the perfect venue is a tough task. You’ve got to consider if it’s right for you, as well as the budget,…

Some of the Best Cotswold Villages

If you’ve never visited the Cotswolds, then you’re missing a real treat. Imagine the quintessential honey-coloured homes and thatched cottages, winding lanes and quaint tea rooms and you’re in the Cotswolds. To experience some of the iconic and best-known sights of this area, look for limestone cottages, rustic local pubs, farm shops and staddle stones.…

Tips for Moving Back to University

When the summer holidays come to a close, it’s time to think about moving back into your place at university. If you’re living in halls, you probably don’t have too much to take with you, but if you’re moving into an apartment or shared house, you will probably have much more to think about. Image…

It all happens on the sofa.

All human life happens on the sofa doesn’t it? Think about all the moments of drama and discussions and plans that are made on the humble two or three-seater plonked right there in your house. If you take a look at yours and think “well, actually we need a new one”, then a visit to…

What is Japanese Knotweed and how does it spread?

Japanese Knotweed is a vigorous growing, winter hardy, perennial plant known for causing property damage. Once it begins to flourish, it can quickly ravage stone and brickwork within the course of a year. If not controlled, it spreads quickly. Although feared, many homeowners are unaware just how Japanese Knotweed spreads. Here we’re going to go…

My drain is blocked what can I do?

We’ve all been there. You’ve filled up the sink and the its time to pull the plug and drain the water away. Out come the plug but the water just sits there slowly and languidly emptying out of the sink bowl if your lucky. If not, then it looks like its stuck there. Its time…

Five Reasons You Should Hire a Mobile Bar

The UK loves any excuse for a get-together with drinks. Whatever the occasion, we see it as a grand opportunity to socialise in the best way we know how to. It can be anything. Your best friend just got engaged? Pour the wine! Your favourite team just won the final? Crack out the beers! Are…