No one wants a burst pipe over the Christmas period – especially if it’s going to be as chilly as they claim. Festive mornings do not mix well with being woken up to the sound of gushing water, sodden carpets and ceilings and blown-out lights all around the house, and there’s nothing worse than realising … Continue reading How To Avoid Burst Pipes
Give them an inch and they take a mile. That’s what they all say, isn’t it? You do all the standard stuff; lock, double lock and secure windows; but when it comes to burglary figures in the UK some studies estimate that homes get robbed up to 38% more in the winter, starting almost immediately … Continue reading Top Tips You Didn’t Think Of To Protect Your Home This Winter
For students who are headed off to university it can be an exciting – and also scary – time. Leaving home and settling into a new place is generally fun but it can also have its drawbacks. This is especially true for students who are living in halls, with no prior knowledge of the people … Continue reading Is your student accommodation insured?
Smaller rooms are a great asset to have in your house. They’re often better at retaining warmth, are cosy, and can be decorated with wonderful character. Sometimes, however, small spaces serve multi-purposes and have to be furnished with lots of fittings. If your living room is also your dining room, and a big TV is a necessity, the … Continue reading Ways To Make Your Small Room Feel Bigger
This week the UK government announced that it is granting special permission for Amazon to test delivery drones in the country. In 2013, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced his vision for delivery drones in the future, and Jeremy Clarkson confirmed this last year. The service will be called Prime Air and will account for 90% … Continue reading Amazon Delivery Drones are Coming to the UK
Painting Our World In Silver is a newly launched charity aimed at bringing people from local communities together to have fun, learn new things and share interesting stories. Silver is aimed at the older generation and is intended to help people enrich their lives through the means of crafting, activities and learning and development. Silver’s … Continue reading Painting Our World In Silver