Archive for the ‘Home Improvements’ Category

Your Home Takes Centre Court With These Wimbledon Wallpaper Murals

Wimbledon Wallpaper Murals It doesn’t matter if you’re simply a novice or a seasoned pro; this exclusive collection of original Wimbledon inspired wallpaper is sure to serve up a grand slam whilst delivering unique design and bold colour. The fun yet refined designs provide any tennis fan’s home with high impact décor. The wallpaper murals, […]

Removing limescale from your home

Unlike dust and dirt which can easily be cleaned away, limescale is a persistent household annoyance, bothering homeowners everywhere. A hard white substance made mainly of calcium carbonate, it clings to our pipes, kettles, taps and more. Worse still, it can be incredibly difficult to clean away. Here’s everything you need to know: How does […]

Everything you ever needed to know about taps

You might think that taps are pretty simple contraptions. They’re the kind of thing that we take for granted – after all, there’s not a day where you don’t use a tap at least once. Yet many bathroom design experts will tell you that there’s more to taps than meets the eye. This is something […]

Bathrooms – Three Quick & Easy Upgrades

In design terms, you should always be searching for that distinctive edge that sets your bathroom apart, whether it is in terms of function or style. Designers and stockists know this too, and tend to integrate their product ranges to ensure there is always a standard option at base with the embellishments clearly delineated for […]

Power Up Your Bathroom

  It might seem something akin to recommending open fireplaces in petrol stations, but I cannot urge you enough to introduce more electricity into your bathroom. I’m not for one second advocating you shift your fridge, toaster or Playstation 4 in there (though, with some tweaking, all three could be (dangerous) genius) but should consider […]

Morrisons teams up with B&Q for new Store

A pioneering new outlet is destined for Staffordshire that will see a DIY store combine with a supermarket. B&Q and Morrisons will joine forces in a combined facility in Meir Park. If the venture is given planning permission  it will represent fresh competition for neighbouring supermarkets Tesco and Aldi. At the moment, the site is […]

How to Lay Laminate Flooring

Part 1 of 3 – Preparation If you’re not too well-acquainted with DIY, laying a new floor can seem like an impossible task. But don’t give up yet! This three-part guide will teach even total DIY novices how to lay laminate flooring by breaking the job up into small, manageable stages, and explaining them in […]

Tips for Being Energy Savvy in the Home

  With the cost of electric and gas rising faster than inflation, many of us are putting ourselves into debt to keep warm this winter or just simply going without. Energy regulator Ofgem has found that in the last three months, providers have trebled their profits, hitting us with an average yearly dual bill of […]

Guide to Roof Damage and Repairs

British winters can be harsh and very windy. During stormy weather, roof tiles can become cracked and loose, and an regular problem is slates falling off. It’s important that boken slates are fixed quickly and leaving it will only result in a hefty repair bill in the future. A damaged roof will eventually lead to […]

How to rewire your home safely

Every year British households are wasting millions of pounds on DIY mishaps and it is an expense that in the current economic climate, quite frankly is hard to justify. As a result: 14% wished later on that they had called a professional to do the task that they themselves had failed. Interestingly, the differences of […]