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...]
Choosing the perfect design for your new home can take a lot of time and effort, however once you have decided, you can start getting ahead on the interior designs, pricing up the cost of materials, labour etc. and finally start getting to work on your new home!
Although many of us will simply go … [Read More...]
When you are trying to go on a diet, it can be incredibly difficult because a lot of ‘low fat’ foods don’t always have quite the same taste to them.
It might be because you are thinking of them having less fat than the ‘normal’ version, it might be some pre-conceived notion that everything that … [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...]
Are you interested in playing golf but don’t know how to play? It could be that you’ve seen it on television and want to give it a try or maybe you’ve been invited to play a round and need to brush up on the basics. Here’s our beginner's guide to golf.
Understand the different … [Read More...]
Most genuine leather products will be labeled as such. Even items no longer in their original packaging will often contain a label stating that they are genuine leather.
These labels are often sewn into the inside of jackets or stamped on the bottom of a case. A label is probably the easiest thing … [Read More...]
Who doesn't enjoy spending time in the bathroom?
Soaking in the bath with a few candles here and there while listening to your favourite music or reading your favourite book? It's hard to beat!
If you're in the process of revamping your bathroom and looking for ideas to give it a more … [Read More...]
It is always exciting; bringing a new pet home, but it is important to make sure that your brand new puppy is comfortable and settles quickly into his new home.
Moving house can be a frightening experience for anyone, so it is important to be fully prepared to help welcome your new puppy into his … [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...]