C500 Police Accredited KeySafe Review and Giveaway

I believe you can never be too careful or too cautious when it comes to home security. In fact as you are reading this I’m having a fence put up around our large front garden. My house is on a footpath, so last year I had garden gates erected to deter people from walking across my lawn with prams and…

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How To Make Your Dream Home A Reality

For years, you’ve been dreaming about what the perfect home would look like for you. Maybe it’s a property far removed from the presence of others – a rural paradise for you and your family to settle down. Perhaps it’s the polar opposite of that; maybe you prefer being amongst people, and you’ve always dreamed of occupying an apartment right…

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PAIRFUM Reed Diffuser Review and Giveaway

At the moment with a 2 year old and a 6 month old I don’t get the chance to have many “me time” moments or that feel of luxury around the home. Yes the two year old climbs and destroys everything! But when I got the opportunity to try out one of PAIRFUM’s Reed Diffuser, I thought it would be…

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Top Trends in Kitchen Design 2019

We are approaching the end of the year now, so time to look forward to the predicted trends in kitchen design 2019. To be honest I love looking at interior design trends that are coming up, but I want to look at kitchens in particular as that is mum’s next project for the renovation of her miner’s cottage.

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Facts You May Not Know About the Rodents in Your Home

The common rodent is a hardy little guy and he can live in just about any environment, yet more often than not, the mouse or rat will set up home in your home. Why? Well, there’s an abundance of food on tap and it is clean and dry. They are masters at discretion and it is only the tell-tale signs…

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Six Tips for a Cosy Winter

Winter is on its way! It’s time to make your home cosy for the coldest time of the year. The mornings are dark, there’s a crisp wind in the air and the markets are here. Yes, its official, winter is on its way. Say bye to the heatwave of summer 2018 and hello to our famous British winter time. Our…

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Autumn Winter Home and Living Trends 2018

With Autumn arriving I like to do a sort of Spring clean and refresh the home ready for the Winter months. By doing this it makes the home more cosy and snuggly ready for the colder months. It’s also a fantastic time now that Summer has been and gone to research and update the decor and soft furnishings. I love…

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Expiration dates around the house

It’s not just the contents of the fridge that needs a look at expiration dates. Did you know that a number of household items have recommended times to change them out? We have specialist designer of kitchens in Glasgow, DM Designs, give us virtual tour of a house, seeking out which items need replacing. Cleaning up the kitchen Item: Fridges…

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What To Look For In Rented Accommodation

Renting a flat or a house in the UK is huge business. According to The Guardian, UK tenants paid a record £50bn in rents in 2017. It’s predicted that the total rent bill will pass the amount paid by homeowners for their mortgage bills. Home ownership is becoming further and further out of many people’s reach and with limited social housing…

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Beautifying Your Home For Spring

We all know that Spring is a great time to get your home looking good and in better order – but what is often less obvious is how to actually make that happen. As it turns out, there are a number of things you can consider doing if you want to make sure that your home looks its absolute best…

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Hot Weather Requires Fast Repairs: Know Your Options in Case Your Cooling Fails

If your air conditioning has stopped working for whatever reason, don’t panic! Sometimes, the problem can be much smaller than how it appears on the surface. In some cases, you won’t even need a repairman to fix it. But how can you really tell? Luckily, there are a bunch of simple ways to diagnose it, and we’re going to take…

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8 Signs Your Home Needs A Brand-New Radiator

A well-maintained radiator can last for as long as 15 years, but the older it gets, the harder it needs to work to heat your home. A boiler that needs to be replaced is unlikely to be as cost effective and energy efficient as it should be, and it can be a danger to you and your family. Image by…

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Bring The Outdoors Inside This Spring!

Now that spring has arrived, we need to ensure our home reflects this. After all, springtime is all about blossoming flowers and longer days,  it’s also one of the best times for your kids as they get to play outdoors. But while there are lots of updates you can do to your garden at this time of the year, you…

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