Claire James

How to preserve your garden through the winter chill

How to preserve your garden through the winter chill

It's here, with temperatures dropping by the day. Winter might have taken a bit of time to settle in this year, but it would be fair to say that normal service has now been resumed ahead of the Christmas period. Unfortunately, this sudden drop in temperature can mean...

A step-by-step guide to planning your dream kitchen

A step-by-step guide to planning your dream kitchen

Creating your dream kitchen from scratch is extremely exciting but can also be an overwhelming project. Visualising through Pinterest boards, ordering samples and visiting fancy showrooms allows you to really engage with your creative side. However, considering your...

Choosing The Best Slate House Sign For Your Terrace Home

Choosing The Best Slate House Sign For Your Terrace Home

There are parts of the house that seem insignificant, like a slate house sign. It is often the last thing homeowners think about in upgrading a property. This is popular in the state which contains the house number and the name of the street. It is a front door...

What are the Best Tools for Front End Developers?

What are the Best Tools for Front End Developers?

The Only Reason you searched this term is that you are at the beginning stage of this marvelous journey to become a Front End Developer or someone who would like to enhance his development skills. In any case, this article will help you become a better front-end...

Moving To London Does Not Need To Be Expensive!

Moving To London Does Not Need To Be Expensive!

If you're planning on moving to London soon, congratulations! But before you get too excited, some things need sorting out first. For example, what will you do about relocating costs? Luckily, it is possible to move to London without spending a fortune. Many people...

3 Home Renovation Ideas for the Colder Months

3 Home Renovation Ideas for the Colder Months

When outdoor temps drop, there’s nothing better than curling up on the couch with a cup of hot cocoa. Between winter sports, work, and the holidays, who has the time or energy to tackle their to-do list? Winter is the best time to schedule certain home maintenance and...

Things to Look for in a Realtor

Things to Look for in a Realtor

When you're thinking about buying or selling a home, you want to find a realtor who knows your needs. A real estate agent can help you make decisions from a more logical perspective to move things along. Think of what characteristics you need in a realtor to help you...

Why is Diamond Used for Making Cutting Tools?

Why is Diamond Used for Making Cutting Tools?

Diamond is a remarkable stone, and it's used for making cutting tools because of its hardness. Diamonds are the hardest natural substance on earth. They're made of carbon atoms that are bonded together in a cubic structure that makes them very strong and resistant to...

Self-Build Homes – How Much Does it Really Cost?

Self-Build Homes – How Much Does it Really Cost?

Recently, the UK government announced plans to introduce a so-called “Help to Buy” housing scheme, which would make self-building more accessible throughout the UK and provide an initial £150 million in dedicated funding and investment. Similar to the previous ‘Help...

The Pros and Cons of Self-Build Homes

The Pros and Cons of Self-Build Homes

There’s no doubt that the notion of so-called “self-build” homes is becoming increasingly popular in the UK, with steady growth in the number of such properties being constructed noticeable ever since ever since the introduction of the 2016 self-build registers. In...

Top 5 best lighting towers to use on a construction site

Top 5 best lighting towers to use on a construction site

If you need to light your construction site during the dark winter months, tower lighting is the perfect solution. Mobile lighting towers, portable lighting towers and diesel lighting towers are fantastic for increasing visibility. Tower lighting enables you to see...

Bioethanol Fireplaces for Outdoor Use

Bioethanol Fireplaces for Outdoor Use

Many people may not realise it, but in principle, all bioethanol fires can be used both indoor and outdoor. Bio ethanol fires run on bioethanol fuel, and therefore they do not need electricity or power to burn. This means that they can virtually be taken, and placed,...

Why Bathroom Radiators Are Affordable and Reduce Bills

Why Bathroom Radiators Are Affordable and Reduce Bills

Bathrooms radiators are an essential part of any bathroom styling or redesign. However, with rising energy bills and fluctuating energy prices, people are looking for ways of lowering their utility bills. One way of this is using bathroom radiators instead...

Buying vs Building Your First Home

Buying vs Building Your First Home

The average house price peaked at £235,000 in August, as the summer market continued to move at its fastest pace in five years. This represented overall price growth of 6.1% year-on-year, highlighting the challenges facing aspiring home buyers on these shores...

Buying a second Home Abroad? Why not Consider Madeira

Buying a second Home Abroad? Why not Consider Madeira

Most people buy a second home for one of two reasons: as a bolt hole, or as a source of income, or maybe as a combination of the two. The big question is where? Climate is likely to be high on the list of criteria, as is proximity to a transport hub. For those...

Should You Add an Annexe to Your Home?

Should You Add an Annexe to Your Home?

When you buy a property, you often don’t think about how you are going to grow and potentially outgrow a space. Many reach a point where they need a little extra space, but don’t want to move to a new home entirely. A good solution can often be to build an annexe....