Homes & Gardens

Top 7 Bathroom Colours to Avoid

Selecting the right colour for your bathroom is more than personal taste; it involves understanding how different colours can affect your mood and the perceived size and warmth of the space. Colours that might be inviting and cosy in other rooms can have an unwelcome effect in a bathroom setting.

Let's dive into the top seven bathroom colours to avoid:

  1. Bright Red : Though dynamic and bold, bright red can be overly stimulating for a bathroom. Its intensity might be better suited for areas of activity rather than relaxation.
  2. Neon Yellow : This vibrant
  3. ...

Val Watson

Val Watson


From Chaos to Calm: Organising Your Bedroom for Peaceful Nights

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Fri, 04/05/2024 - 10:11am

In the hustle and bustle of daily life, our bedrooms often become more than just a place to sleep. They become sanctuaries where we seek refuge from the chaos of the outside world, where we unwind and recharge after long days. But when clutter takes over, it can disrupt the tranquility we crave, making it difficult to relax and get a good night's sleep. That's why organising your bedroom is not just about tidying up—it's about creating a peaceful environment conducive to rest and rejuvenation.

The Importance of Bedroom Organis ation

A cluttered bedroom not only affects...

Why Buy Garden Furniture Online?

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Tue, 03/26/2024 - 4:07pm

In the heart of Exeter, where the charm of historical architecture meets the bustling activity of a vibrant city, residents are increasingly turning to the digital world to bring comfort and style to their outdoor spaces. With the convenience of online shopping, those in Exeter and the surrounding Devon countryside now have unparalleled access to a wide array of garden furniture options. This shift towards the virtual marketplace is not just about embracing modern technology; it's about finding garden pieces that reflect the unique aesthetic of this picturesque area, all from the comfort...

Top Solar Panel Issues and How to Overcome Them

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Tue, 03/26/2024 - 9:41am

Solar panels are a great way to save energy and protect the environment. But like anything else, they can have problems. In this guide, we talk about the top solar panel issues that people often face.

We will also tell you how to solve these problems. Understanding these solar panel issues can help you keep your solar panels working well for a long time. Keep reading to learn more about these issues and how to fix them.

Solar Panel Efficiency Issues

Solar panel efficiency can drop due to several reasons. Dirt and dust on panels block sunlight, making them less...

Unlocking Efficiency: The Role of Versatile Storage Boxes

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Mon, 03/25/2024 - 10:12pm

In the bustling environment of large kitchen businesses, maintaining organization and efficiency is paramount. Chaos in storage areas can lead to wasted time, misplaced inventory, and compromised food safety standards. Fortunately, versatile storage box solutions offer a transformative solution to these challenges, helping businesses streamline operations and elevate their kitchen spaces.

Maximizing Space Utilization

One of the key benefits of versatile storage box solutions, like those available at Storage Box Shop , is their ability to maximize the use of space in kitchen...

How to install an LED bathroom mirror

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Mon, 03/25/2024 - 10:57am

Are you a DIY enthusiast? If you spend a lot of time decorating your home and making updates, it’s likely you’re already planning your next project. After all, we’re entering a new season and spring is all about refreshing the space and clearing out the clutter.

One room that’s worth focusing on is the bathroom. There are some captivating trends for 2024 that are set to bring bathrooms right up to date, from the new way to style tiles to sustainable details. For a modern addition that will slot into any space, an LED bathroom mirror seamlessly combines functionality with sleek...

Bloor Homes Hits Five Stars for Sixth Consecutive Year

Bloor Homes’ Exeter region is celebrating a sixth consecutive year of quality recognition as a Five Star developer by the Home Builders Federation (HBF).

The coveted Five Star status is dependent on an impressive 90 per cent of purchasers who bought a newly built home between October 2022 and September 2023, and who completed the HBF’s National New Homes Customer Satisfaction Survey, stating that they would recommend the developer to a friend.

In a joint statement, Divisional Chairmen, Andrew Marns and Richard Oldroyd at Bloor Homes said: “Every year developers look to...

Construction begins on retirement living apartments in Exeter

Authored by Anna Thomas
Posted: Thu, 03/21/2024 - 8:29am

Work has begun on a new Adlington Retirement Living development on Topsham Road in Exeter.

Due to open next summer, in 2025, Radford House will comprise 65 stylish one, two and three-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 65 age group, in a safe and secure environment, with the benefit of patios or walk-out balconies to all apartments.

Alexandra Johnson, Sales and Marketing Director for Adlington Retirement Living, said: “Our award-winning approach to independent living, ensures Homeowners don’t have to compromise on their lifestyle, their social life or their...

The Intelligent Transformation of Tineco Vacuum Mops

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Mon, 03/18/2024 - 8:14am

In a world where the entirety is continuously changing, Tineco is a shining example of innovation and top notch inside the domestic system business. Tineco, an revolutionary subsidiary of Ecovacs Robotics Inc. Shaped in 1998, has revolutionised our know-how of cleaning with the improvement of its smart electric pushed household device. With greater than just a brand, Tineco is a living example of the large capacity of modern practical technology. Having invented the first realistic hoover purifier within the area in 2019 and conserving severa worldwide patents, the organisation is...

The Benefits of Insulation and Heating for UK Homes

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Mon, 03/11/2024 - 11:54am

In the United Kingdom, where brisk weather often reigns supreme, ensuring your home is adequately insulated and equipped with efficient heating systems isn't just a luxury - it's a necessity. From reducing energy bills to amplifying comfort and diminishing environmental impact, the advantages of investing in insulation and heating are manifold. Let's delve into why these two elements are the linchpins of a cosy and cost-effective home in the UK.

Energy Efficiency

One of the most compelling reasons to prioritise insulation and heating in your home is the significant reduction in...

Idyllic waterside property available to let in Exeter

A landmark property situated in one of Exeter’s most stunning locations has become available to let, the City Council has announced.

Topsham Lock Cottage – nestled idyllically on the banks of the River Exe and right beside the tranquil waters of the Exeter Ship Canal – is now on the market to rent for outdoor leisure use or as a holiday cottage.

The property has recently been renovated for residential use and occupies a unique location between the two waterways and within the Exe Estuary Site of Special Scientific Interest.

The cottage would be ideally suited...

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