Homes & Gardens

Picking Your Ideal Dining Table

When it comes to picking out the ideal dining table for your home, you need to make sure that you’ve got the best possible choices. The dining room table is an essential part of any home. It’s a place for you and your guests to sit down and enjoy a meal. However, if you’re going to make this a reality, you have to be prepared to go out and pick the best dining room table for your specific needs.

You do have a couple of different things that you’ll need to keep in mind when it comes to picking out the ideal table, but there are three things in particular that you really should...

Claire Small

Claire Small



How to turn your garage into a workshop

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Mon, 01/18/2021 - 7:23am

If you have a garage at home and you are interested in hands-on activities like DIY, woodworking, crafting or metalwork, you might find that converting this area into your own personal workshop will be a great idea that could bring you a lot of joy (as well as allow you to tackle all kinds of DIY projects which could save you money). So, how can you go about transpiring a garage into a personal workshop?

Creating Space

First, you will want to take the time to clear out the space so that you have enough room to work both safely and comfortably. A garage is an area often...

Benefits of Hiring a House Cleaner

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Sun, 01/17/2021 - 9:38am

Yes, you can do your cleaning by yourself, but sometimes, it is necessary to step aside and allow professionals to handle the cleaning task by themselves.

A house cleaner is one person you should hire on a regular basis if you want your house to be spotless. House cleaners are trained to be precise and meticulous, which means that you can be sure that every corner of your house that you didn’t even know about will be thoroughly cleaned.

If you’re still on the fence about whether or not you need to hire a local house cleaner , take a look at some of the benefits of hiring...

Top 10 moving house tips for a stress-free move

Authored by Sam Richards
Posted: Sun, 01/17/2021 - 6:24am

Isn't moving to a new home exciting? You get a fresh start and the opportunity to make the new place your own. But believe it or not, moving is a stressful process that can take a toll on you. Apart from being stressful, moving is a time-consuming, expensive, and tedious task.

However, there are several ways to reduce stress and let you enjoy the change. There are some smart ways to pack and unpack faster and reduce the amount of work.

Try the below top 10 moving house tips for a stress-free move.

1. Select a removal firm

Depending on when you plan to...

The Interior Revamp of 2021

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Fri, 01/15/2021 - 7:43am

Does the January lockdown currently have you sat scrolling through Instagram and Pinterest looking at inspiration for home makeovers ? Have the January blues helped you decide that now is the time to plan your great interior revamp? With many of us now back to staying in our homes almost 24 hours a day, 2021 is the year to make your home a place you love again.

Use the time you have at home to generate ideas on what you would like to do to improve it. From a simple colour change to a full remodelling of the current theme. These steps will help you on the way to an interior that...

Things to Consider While Looking for Blender for Crushing Ice

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Posted: Thu, 01/14/2021 - 10:33am

Blenders are the machines that are being used for preparing shakes, smoothies, and purees for decades. Over time the technology got advanced and the blenders got the ability to crush ice and frozen foods as well. So, do you want to buy a blender for crushing ice for your home or shop?

When it comes to buying a blender for crushing ice, it might be difficult and confusing to decide which product is the best. In this article, we will provide you an informational buying guide by focusing on the specifications of the best blender for crushing ice.

What to Look for While...

Why do do if your property chain breaks

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 01/13/2021 - 6:50am

The COVID pandemic has made the house buying a lot more difficult and with the Stamp Duty holiday ending on 31st March, pressure is building. Long property chains have always added strain to the process and are doing so now more than ever. In this guide, we’ve worked with property expert, Gary Hemming, Commercial Lending Director at ABC Finance Ltd. to break down what you should do if your property chain is collapsing.

Why do property chains break?

When you’re buying a property, it’s highly likely that the seller is also buying a new home, as is their seller. This can go...

Is composite decking waterproof?

Authored by Sam Richards
Posted: Sun, 01/10/2021 - 12:54pm

Decking is all-time favourite design for outdoor in the U.K. But weather outside there is somewhat mixed. Wood is a water-absorbing material that's why its always necessary to keep it in mind while Decking. Wood decking near the hot tubs and swimming pools can be destructive. You may think about how water can destroy the wood. Well, even after cutting and becoming in board shape wood absorb and store water in it. This water can damage the hold of the boards. The solution to this problem is to build Deck Composite Decking .

What is Composite Decking?

It is something that...

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Things to Keep in Mind While Cleaning Windows

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Fri, 01/08/2021 - 5:10pm

Window cleaning is one of the most monotonous household chores you can ever come across. But every tedious job can be fun, especially if you do it the right way! The primary concern while cleaning windows is the time and effort that goes into the task. If you’re wasting a lot of your time getting those windows sparkly clean, you’re probably doing it wrong. So here’s a couple of things you need to keep in mind during window cleaning. Read and make your job a lot easier! Many people would prefer not to have clean their own windows, and if you would prefer a professional window cleaner to...

Council to offer garden and landscaping services to householders in Exeter

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Fri, 01/08/2021 - 3:48pm

Householders in Exeter may soon be able to take advantage of a variety of council-run garden and landscaping services.

Exeter City Council is looking to broaden out a number of its services like landscape gardening and path and patio laying.

“The City Council is a trusted and established brand,” said Cllr David Harvey, Lead Councillor for City Management.

“And what we have built up over the years in our parks and open spaces, is a highly experienced team capable of delivering some first class projects across the city,” he added.

From April the Council...

Victoria Heights, Barratt Homes

Construction starts on new 160 home community at Alphington, Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 01/06/2021 - 9:30pm

Construction work has now started on a brand new community on the outskirts of Exeter. Barratt Homes' Victoria Heights in Alphington, South of Exeter will be made up of 160 two, three and four-bedroom homes, suitable for first time buyers, families and people looking to downsize or retire.

Foundations for the new homes are now being laid and work to convert an existing barn and refurbish a row of traditional cottages is also underway. The development will include public open space and landscaped planting along with wildlife habitat protection and enhancement and new road,...