Homes & Gardens

Wet Room Flooring: Where Durability Meets Stylish Design

The concept of a wet room, with its sleek lines and minimalist design, has taken modern bathrooms by storm. But the heart of a functional and stylish wet room lies beneath your feet, the flooring.

Not just any flooring will do; it must be a harmonious blend of durability to withstand constant moisture and a design that elevates the overall look and feel of the space.

In this article, let's explore the intersection of practicality and style in wet room flooring, guiding you through the best materials that promise longevity without compromising on elegance.

Wet Room...

Liv Butler

Liv Butler


Sustainable Home Improvement Tips for Exeter Residents

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Tue, 06/18/2024 - 10:29pm

Discover how to make your home more eco-friendly with practical and affordable tips. Sustainable living is not just a trend; it's a necessary step for a healthier planet. Here are some effective strategies specifically for Exeter residents.

Making your home more sustainable can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. By adopting a few key practices, you can significantly reduce your carbon footprint and even save money in the long run. Whether you're looking to make minor adjustments or undertake major renovations, these tips will guide you in creating a greener...

The Pros and Cons of Choosing Flat Roof Solar Panels for Your Home

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Mon, 06/10/2024 - 8:14am

The world is moving to environmentally friendly power. Homeowners are increasingly interested in solar panels. They need to cut their natural impression and save money on energy.

Solar panels for flat roofs are just one type of solar installation. They have their own advantages and disadvantages.

In this blog entry, we'll investigate the advantages and disadvantages of picking level rooftop sunlight based chargers for your home, assisting you with settling on an educated choice.

The Pros of Flat Roof Solar Panels

Level rooftop sunlight powered chargers...

Dealing with Seasonal Pests: How Pest Control Specialists Can Help

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Sun, 06/02/2024 - 12:26pm

Ever found yourself battling an invasion of ants in the summer or mice seeking warmth in your home during winter? You're not alone.

Seasonal pests can turn the joy of changing seasons into a real headache. That's where pest control specialists come in. In this article, we'll explore how these experts can help you reclaim your peace from unwanted guests.

From prevention tips to safe removal strategies, you'll find valuable insights to keep your home pest-free all year round.


Knowing what kind of pest you're dealing with is the first step...

Revolutionising Lawn Care: The Promise of Robotic Lawn Mowers

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Fri, 05/24/2024 - 6:48am

In the quest for a pristine lawn, homeowners and landscapers are increasingly turning to innovative solutions that offer convenience, efficiency, and superior results. One such solution that has gained popularity in recent years is the robotic lawn mower . This article explores the transformative potential of robotic lawn mowers in revolutionising lawn care, and how forward-thinking businesses are embracing this technology to meet the evolving needs of gardeners.

Autonomous Operation: Redefining Lawn Maintenance

Traditional lawn mowers, while still widely used, come with...

Transforming Your Garden Oasis - Tips and Tricks for Renovation

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Thu, 05/23/2024 - 8:50am

Your garden isn't just a piece of land behind your home; it's your personal haven, an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. But as time passes, gardens can lose their magic, becoming neglected and uninspiring. If your outdoor space is longing for a makeover, fear not! With some thoughtful planning and a dash of creativity, you can revitalize your garden into a captivating sanctuary. Here's how:

Assessing Your Space

Kick off your garden renovation journey by taking a thorough inventory of your current setup. Stroll through your garden, taking note of existing...

A smart door lock

Securing Smart Homes Against Cyber Threats

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Tue, 05/21/2024 - 6:29am

In the age of smart everything – smartphones, smartwatches, and smart refrigerators – it’s not surprising that entire homes have now become "smart" too. A smart home with devices that automate tasks and provide unparalleled convenience might sound like living in a science fiction utopia. However, just like every episode of “Black Mirror” warns us, with great technology comes great responsibility – especially when it comes to cybersecurity.

The Digital Castle: Understanding Smart Home Vulnerabilities

Imagine your home is a digital castle. Like medieval fortresses that needed walls...

Magic in Every Corner: Subtle and Classy Harry Potter Home Décor Tips

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Sun, 05/12/2024 - 10:56am
The Allure of Incorporating Hogwarts Into Your Home

Incorporating elements from the world of Harry Potter into your home décor can bring a touch of magic and whimsy to everyday living spaces. Whether you are a long-time fan or a newly acquainted with the phenomenon, you can add subtle and classy touches from the beloved series without turning your living room into the Great Hall. This guide will lead you through the process of weaving in the magic of Hogwarts and the wizarding world in a tasteful and elegant manner.

Subtle Entryway Charms

Setting the tone right from the...

Wondering which doors will work well in your new home? Make your choice with the joinery experts!

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Fri, 05/10/2024 - 8:58am

Selecting the right doors for your new home in the UK and Ireland demands a balance of aesthetic appeal and practical functionality. The choice of front doors, sliding patio doors, or interior room dividers must adhere strictly to local building regulations, which ensure your home’s security and energy efficiency. It's essential that these doors complement the architectural style of your home, as well as enhance thermal insulation and provide robust security features to meet the specific demands of the climatic conditions in these regions.

Selecting the proper front door


What are the safety features of a home elevator?

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Thu, 05/09/2024 - 10:59pm

Safety is of importance when it comes to enhancing convenience and accessibility within your home. Home elevators come equipped with a range of features to ensure passengers' safety, offering peace of mind to homeowners and their loved ones. These safety measures play a role, in providing a transportation experience from emergency stop buttons to backup power sources. They instill confidence in users, residents, and homeowners reinforcing trust in the reliability and safety of the elevator system. Let's take a look at the safety measures in residential elevators that contribute to...

Top score for Bloor Homes at Pinhoe as team achieves 100% customer satisfaction

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 05/07/2024 - 9:06am

Staff at the Bloor Homes at Pinhoe development close to Exeter are celebrating a 100% satisfaction score from customers who purchased a new home there, when asked in an independent survey by the National House Building Council (NHBC).

The score is based on individual customer responses after they move into their new home and supports NHBC’s purpose of ‘raising standards in house building by championing high-quality homes and protecting homeowners, through training and quality services and by assessing, inspecting and directly insuring new homes registered with them’.


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