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Three tips that can make a large garden easier to manage
Is your large garden becoming a chore? Do you want to spend less time maintaining your garden and more time enjoying it? Use these 3 simple steps to help you create a beautiful, low-maintenance garden you can enjoy all year round!
Best ways to save energy and save money around the home
Are you looking to save money on those utility bills in the new year? This quick and easy guide provides all the essential tips and tricks on saving energy around the home.
4 simple ways to boost your property’s curb appeal
First impressions count, especially if you are looking to sell your home, so take the time to showcase your property in the best light. Try these 4 simple tips to help boost your curb appeal!
Quick & creative ways to add colour to your home
Introducing colour can add a personal touch that really brings a room to life. It's quick and easy to do, simply follow these 6 tips to create a colourful space right away!
6 ways to maximise your available space at home
Living in a smaller home? Your living space may be reduced but this doesn’t mean your home needs to be cramped or cluttered. Here are a few clever ways you can maximise the available space.
8 ways to modernise your home on a budget
If you’re house or flat needs modernising but you’re on a strict budget then there are numerous easy, affordable fixes that will give any property a new lease of life. Try these 8 simple tips to modernise your home on any budget.
How to create the perfect evening garden
Summer is almost here, and the wonderfully warm evenings are upon us. Now is the perfect time to prepare your garden for the lighter evenings and get ready to relax out in the fresh air!
How to start your own indoor garden
Did you know plants can benefit your health? If you're short on outdoor space, don’t let that stop you enjoying a garden! Read this quick guide and learn 3 key steps to bringing the outdoors in and starting a thriving indoor garden.
How to declutter and downsize your home
Thinking about downsizing? If you’ve got a house full of belongings and you’re not sure where to begin, moving home can be stressful. Use this simple 4-step guide to help you declutter and downsize your home with ease!
Why single-level living could be the right option for you
Think about the dream. What do you want from your home and are you getting this where you are? If the answer is no, maybe it’s time to consider your options. Have you looked at living on one level?
Live the dream and love your location
There are moments in life to be savoured, and retirement is chock-full of wonderful moments to treasure. With leisure time now a new luxury, you want to enjoy your local surroundings. So why not live in your perfect place? Read all about dream locations you could be enjoying in the UK.
Easy tips to make the most of a smaller garden
Is your current garden becoming a chore? Are you feeling overwhelmed by the upkeep? If you’re gardening more but enjoying it less then downsizing could be the option for you. Learn 6 simple tips for a stunning smaller garden.
Affordable alternatives to the UK's most desirable areas
It is no secret that homes in some of the most desirable areas in the country come with a hefty price tag, so we've researched the alternatives.