On the back of a global recession, carrying out home improvements has taken on added importance. Whether you’re looking to increase the value of your home ahead of a sale or simply looking to improve the property as you plan to stay put, completing major home improvements to a kitchen or bathroom can add value and make the property a more attractive proposition should it be sold. How can refitting […]

Converting a garage into a home office is an increasingly popular step for homeowners to make. It’s not surprising, given that many people now work from home, either through self-employment, flexible working or otherwise. It can also be handy if you have sons or daughters preparing for exams or doing coursework, giving them space away from the distractions of the home to knuckle down to some serious work. It can […]

The old saying that a man’s home is his castle is as true today as at any time in the past. Owning a home is a lifetime dream for most and once people achieve this dream of home ownership, most want to take any steps they can to make their home a beautiful place to be. Fortunately, there are a lot of different ways to do this, from choosing great […]

Not knowing what to do when an accident occurs is perfectly normal. Few people live their lives in readiness of disaster, but planning for the worst should not be regarded as a form of compulsive behaviour or paranoia. Contingency measures often prove invaluable in times of emergency, so at least some thought should be given to accidents. Injury Most accidents occur at home, in the workplace or on the road. […]

Finding the time to fit a in a visit to the gym can be difficult for many of us who lead busy lives. Working hours, a long commute and child caring commitments can make it impossible to maintain a regular gym or exercise class schedule. We all know the importance of exercise in our lives. It helps us stay fit, healthy, cope with stress and maintain an ideal weight. If […]