Dogs have been offering humans companionship for thousands of years. Commonly referred to as man’s best friend, dogs are lovable, loyal friends. But apart from just being a trusty sidekick, studies are starting to show that dogs may offer us even more benefits than we may be aware.
Dogs have been … [Read More...]
You’ve just had a plasterer in your lovely new home. You might have spent a small fortune to get the work done so you want to save a few pennies by painting your own walls. The problem is you’ve never performed a job like this before and you don’t have a clue what to do!
Well don’t panic … [Read More...]
When we envision a lightning strike we often image the Hollywood movies and Disney Cartoons, where the main character always nearly misses being electrocuted and walks away with a fuzzy hairstyle much like Albert Einstein’s iconic firework hair.
Yet, in real life, the way individuals get injured … [Read More...]
In our homes, we use lighting to transform a room and create a certain kind of atmosphere. If we’re having a romantic dinner for two, we’ll use a dimmer switch to turn down the main light to a suitable setting, or lamps to light sections of the room. We may even choose to eat our meal by … [Read More...]
Using less water is not only good for the environment, but it can save you money on your water bill too. The bathroom is one area of our home where we use a lot of water, so if you’re trying to reduce your consumption it’s worth starting here. So here are six important ways to conserve water in the … [Read More...]
It’s coming up on that time of year again. The time to do a thorough spring cleaning of your home.
Where did the idea of spring cleaning come from anyway? It’s believed that the custom dates back to the 19th century. Before vacuum cleaners and dust filtration systems, springtime was the right … [Read More...]
In the ever evolving field of photography, competition is fierce. A photographer has many tools to assist them in creating their perfect shot; lenses, tripods, flashes, props, etc. Another pragmatic tool is the use of computer programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Granted, with all of the … [Read More...]
If you are the owner of a small business, attending an event offers you a great opportunity to network with potential clients or even foster new relationships. Signing up to a business networking event can sometimes be a costly exercise. Therefore maximising the effectiveness of an event is crucial. … [Read More...]
Burglary - it's one of those incidents we hear about every day but believe it will never happen to us. However, it can happen to anyone, and when it does happen, the experience can be devastating.
Break-ins and robberies are becoming more common as people kit-out their homes with expensive … [Read More...]
Dental hygiene is important. We all know that. But it can be hard to put theory into practice, particularly when you lead a busy life, or have a couple of small children, or always have to wait for the bathroom in the mornings. Life gets in the way, and without regular routines, certain things such … [Read More...]
Digital, programmable thermostats are all the rage at the moment, especially with households looking to reduce the thousands of pounds spent each year on energy bills.
A large chunk of that money goes towards heating and cooling homes when they are vacant. So it’s likely many of us are actually … [Read More...]
Contributing to a healthier environment is one of the biggest trends of the modern era, with alternatives to the standard fuel burning appliances becoming all the more popular in households across the world.
With wintry nights closing in and the bitter cold stopping us from getting out of our … [Read More...]
When you're running a business, storing important files and documents is an essential part of your working life, especially if you’re required to store paper copies of documents as well as keeping them backed up as files on a computer.
If you’re looking to create the ideal office space, filing … [Read More...]
Whether you work in an office, in the field or in a nondescript setting, chances are, unless you are self-employed, you will be working as part of a team. Small or large, diverse or similarly talented, working as a team is an incredibly important part of success in businesses so it is important that … [Read More...]
Working too much, having too many obligations in your personal life or having to do too many tasks at the same time can lead to stress and make your living space messy and disorganized.
Therefore, in order not to lose your mind every time you look for something in a hurry, you should find a method … [Read More...]
Whether you have never ever bought a home before and this is your first foray into the world of property ownership, or this is your fourth or even fifth move and you consider yourself a seasoned veteran, requesting an in-depth survey and report from a professional surveyor is always recommended over … [Read More...]