The West Coast of Ireland and Places to Visit

If you are visiting the West Coast of Ireland for the first time or are a beloved regular there, then there are several places you should go and visit.  Galway, Limerick, the Aran Islands and Donegal are just a small example of tourist hotspots that you should definitely try to put on your map of…

5 main causes of underground storage tank leaks

Leaks from underground storage tanks present a real threat to the environment. They can cause damage to land and water courses, they can be harmful to human health, and they can cost a fortune to clean up. Image Credit According to UK government guidance, the damage caused by leaks is likely to be greater if…

How to wire a ceiling rose

There are many aspects to consider when it comes to the successful wiring of a ceiling rose. You will need to isolate power supplies in the building and have correct knowledge of where wires should be positioned when uninstalling the existing light fitting or old ceiling rose. You should also be able to identify the…

Four Things You Did Not Know About Wills

Your will is one of the most important documents you will ever sign. It allows you to decide what happens to your money, possessions and property after your death. Image Credit Tax The government has provided useful information on making a will and how it can affect any tax payable after death. Although you can…

Country House or Marquee? Why not both?

If you’re planning your wedding this year, choosing the right venue can be tough. You might have your heart set on a gorgeous marquee affair but can’t find the right space for one. Or maybe you have fallen in love with the idea of an elegant country house wedding but can’t find one big enough…

Applications of fabric structures in roofing solutions

Fabric roof material usually consists of a base cloth that is woven then coated with an appropriate finish. Some light (around 10%) passes through the fabric, meaning that the roof is translucent. This provides a soft, diffused light that users find very acceptable, particularly compared to very bright sunlight outside the structure. Image Credit Most…

The party is where you hold it

The Brits have a reputation for knowing how to have a good time. Whether in Edinburgh, London or anywhere in-between, we’re not afraid to dress up and go out, dance and enjoy ourselves. Image Credit This is a philosophy we take with us whenever we travel. In Spain and Portugal, across the Balearics and spreading…

Five good reasons to get a generator

When mains electricity fails, an emergency generator is a bonus for any home or business, but there are also occasions when having access to a generator is simply essential. Image Credit Life critical services Large hospitals have backup generators to keep life support equipment running, but many smaller health related businesses and support systems should…

Misleading smart meter radio advert banned

Adverts claiming homes save money by installing smart meters have been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority. The ASA has also told energy suppliers to stop claiming the meters are “free”, because the cost of electricity has already risen to pay for them. Image Credit The estimated cost of the meters is £12billion, which will…