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Reduce Energy Use: Eco-Friendly Ideas for Lowering Your Electric Bill

Reduce Energy Use

High energy bills obviously drain our wallets, but they also remind us about how much energy we use on a daily basis. Even if your electric bills aren’t substantial, do you ever wonder if you could lower your energy consumption to live a more eco-friendly, green lifestyle? The thought of reducing your energy consumption may sound daunting, but there really …

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Original Sash Windows and Repairs in London

Original sash windows in London

We’ve all seen that beautiful sash window glass with imperfections in it. We’ve all seen a sash window that needs repairing extensively. Why do we persist in repairing and making them good? Well the bottom line answer is this. They look stunning! The beauty and aesthetics of a sash window just can’t be matched and the maintenance, decoration, and repairs …

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Money Saving Advice For Stain Removal: Review: Spotless, Room-by-Room Solutions to Domestic Disasters

Home Task Checklist

I’ll say this, it’s a great book and it’s worth a read. Is it worth the price tag with all the information available online these days? I’ll say no – just my opinion, only because a book is already out of date. Every time I google a cleaning solution, the goal posts have changed and there’s a better solution. That’s …

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Go Green – Buy Local: A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Local Produce in the UK

Buy Local

The opening of the UK’s first Whole Food Market in London recently highlighted the public’s interest in organic and local produce. More than 500 greenies visited the eco-wise store on the first morning setting a precedent for similar markets across the country. But why go local? What’s all the fuss about? Tastes have become more eclectic as the UK’s ethnicity …

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Antique, Reclaimed, Vintage Wood: Defining Recycled Woods and their Uses

Antique, Reclaimed, Vintage Wood

Going green at home is a hot decorating trend that not only makes your home look fantastic but feels good for the soul as well. There’s plenty of ways in which we will make big improvements to the decor of our property with reclaimed wood. Most notably flooring and decorative accessories. Reclaimed wood, or vintage wood idea for anyone thinking …

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Regular Household Tasks Checklist: Weekly and Fortnightly Chores to Maintain a Tidy Home

Home Task Checklist

Many household chores need to be completed weekly. Beds need to be made and dishes need to be washed daily but we look at scheduling to keep your home in tip top condition. Other regular tasks only need to be completed every one to two weeks. To make sure that no important jobs are overlooked, or carried out too frequently …

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Choosing Green Countertop Materials: Eco-Friendly Options for Kitchen and Bathroom Countertops

Kitchen countertop materials

Sustainable design is a refurbishment concept with growing popularity. As more is learned about air quality for the people inside a home, more homeowners wish to find refurbishment products that are both safe and environmentally responsible, countertop materials are just one part of the bigger picture. Although there is no perfect countertop product, there are many materials that fit within …

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How to Save Money With Menu Planning: Plan a Household Menu and Shopping List – A Step By Step Plan to Help Families

The increasing cost of food coupled with parents and children becoming involved in more after school and evening activities often result in parents feeling at a loss as to how keep on top of evening meals and we take a look at how to save money with menu planning, to get the most from your time spent preparing. Taking some …

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