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...]
Is your business running as efficiently as possible and do you provide the best service to your customers? If not, you may have some communication problems that could be preventing your business from performing to its full potential. This can have serious consequences for any organization and you … [Read More...]
For a lot of photography enthusiasts achieving the perfect portrait photograph is one of the biggest challenges. Many will have been asked by family and friends to take photos because of their interest in photography but portraits can be daunting – even for seasoned professionals, let alone an … [Read More...]
For those associated with the military, rising temperatures bring about a sense of impending caution and concern due to the deaths of three army reservists involved in a training exercise on the Brecon Beacons in 2013. The three reservists had suffered heat exhaustion during a training exercise in … [Read More...]
No beauty routine is complete without hair removal. Legs and underarms, facial fuzz and bikini line, you can go as far as you’re comfortable with (and beyond!) in your quest to achieve silky soft smoothness all over. If you’re not sure which hair removal method is best for you, and you’re not in the … [Read More...]
Some people are keen to drive cabs while others would rather go upscale with a limo service.
But if you're looking for start a business that offers both the sophistication and size of limousines with the high quantity of passengers that a cab can haul in a day (oh, and a little alcohol thrown … [Read More...]
If, like many people, you’re concerned about the security of your home, or if you’ve been burgled before and want to stop it happening again, worry not. The following steps will act as a guide to how you can protect your home from break-ins.
1. Create Deterrents to Burglars
Deterring burglars is … [Read More...]
Whether you are considering a move to a new location, leaving home for the first time or upgrading by moving into a new home with a partner, purchasing a property can be a time-consuming, long-winded and stressful experience. However, once you’ve found the right property, the property that ticks all … [Read More...]
Moving is a stressful time that many of us face at least once, and moving out of rented accommodation has some additional sticking points that can prove to be a real nightmare. The most tenacious of these is often the deposit that you supplied at the beginning of your tenancy. Usually equalling four … [Read More...]
For the seasoned public speaker, it can be difficult coming up with new ways to get people interested in what it is you have to say. You can be the most charismatic speaker in the world, but some topics are naturally dry and difficult to spin in a way that people will be able to connect with. … [Read More...]