Home buyers have revealed what they look for in a new home – with UPVC double glazing, wooden floors and downstairs loos ‘in’, but wood burners, Artex ceilings and shabby chic décor ‘out’.
As the nights draw in, our homes become a cosy haven from the outside world. Here’s our guide to making your home feel warm and welcoming this Autumn.
As soon as the warmer weather arrives, dinner outside becomes a more appealing option. If your kitchen or dining room ...
Mental health problems can be experienced by everybody regardless of your life circumstances and according to mentalhealth.org nearly half of adults think they have had a mental health condition at some point in their life. As 2020 saw the emergence of the Coronavirus pandemic here in the UK, our mental health has suffered. A study (https://www.covidsocialstudy.org/results) found that levels of anxiety and depression fell in early June as lockdown began to ease which is good news for a lot of people. But these remained highest among young people, those with lower household income, people with a diagnosed mental illness, people living with children, and people living in urban areas.
We’ve lived, worked, learnt and played at home over the past few months and we’ve spent much more time at home than we normally would have. Here are a few of our top tips on how to improve family life whilst you’re safe at home.
Over the past few months we were told by the Government that we must work from home if we could, for our own and others’ safety. So, employers across the nation were forced to roll out mandatory working from home procedures and we had to quickly adapt to our new working life.
Enjoy the outdoors from the comfort of your favourite chair with a conservatory that looks the part.
For an easy, ...
Most of us will choose to improve over move and now’s the time to put our plans in to place as we’ll spend more time at home in the months ahead of us.
We have become acutely aware of the gloomy spots in our houses, often moving to make the most of the light as the day passes. Let’s learn from this and look at how we can make our homes brighter and airier.
We’ve collaborated with renovating expert @homeforwillow to bring you the top tips for your home this month
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We love everything about it, the part flat roof part gable roof single story ...
Freshen up your home and get it looking its best in a single day with our top 10 spring cleaning tips.
It’s super easy to achieve a fresh new look for your room this spring by making stylish DIY curtains that will transform your windows.
An average home could see a £181 reduction in heating costs with new uPVC Windows. Read more about how you can make your home more energy efficient.
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Choose from a range of colours, from Irish Oak woodgrain for a traditional look, ultra-matte ...
Do you judge someone's home when you visit for the first time? Discover the lengths we go to to impress our guests over the festive period...
If you’re worried about keeping to your diet during your home renovations, we’ve got you covered with our list of healthy microwave recipes that are delicious and easy to make.
Transforming and modernising your home can be hugely rewarding, but it can be stressful. Read our top tips to make coping with home renovations easier.
There's more to choosing a window than meets the eye. Not only do you have to decide on the window ...
How to Position Doors and Windows for the most effective Feng Shui layout.
We’ve collaborated with artist Marisa Dixon to create attractive decorations that will make your home look Eggstraordinary over the Easter period.
How many times have you attempted to flip a pancake and it’s ended up landing on your floor, ceiling or even your windows and doors (uPVC obviously!)
Reconfiguring your current downstairs layout with a single-storey addition could give you a bigger family living space… home office by ...
Changes, big or small, can make a big difference to the value of your home. For tips, read our blog.
Don't let the safety of your home worry you while you're away. Use our tips to secure your home.
Natural light and a feeling of space are top of the wish-list for most homes we have some top tips on how to get them in your home.
Trends come and go so it can be hard to keep up with what’s hot and what’s not ...
Latest Home Office figures suggest a 6% annual rise in UK burglaries – so how secure do you feel in your home?
Our easy guide to keeping the PEACE when under-going home renovations
We decipher the jargon about energy ratings to help you understand what it all really means
We spend half of our lifetime lying around in bed (unless you have small children of course) so why isn't ...
As a form of damp, it steams up your windows- but the good news, in many cases it is easy to remedy
Every home needs one - a home improvement hero. Read our post about how you can become one!