Why black is the must-have ironmongery trend for 2020

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The start of a new decade is definitely the spot-on moment to give your home a refresh. If you are thinking of upgrading your home or changing up some bits to give it a fresh new look, why not focus on the ironmongery of your house? All those little details of your home, such as door handles and door hinges, can have a great impact on the overall look of your interiors. Rita Konig, interior designer, highlights the importance of… Continue Reading “Why black is the must-have ironmongery trend for 2020”

Retractable roofs are an ideal way to improve your outdoor space in 2020

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Spending time outside is not only important for us but also for our little ones. However, as the days get darker and colder, it’s easy to stay indoors next to the fireplace whilst you figure out who the most competitive person of your family is with a good ol’ game of Monopoly (which might have been banned from my house for a little while, I won’t go into details). What if I told you that there is a way of… Continue Reading “Retractable roofs are an ideal way to improve your outdoor space in 2020”

How to look after your garden in wet weather

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Does it feel like this wet weather is never-ending? It almost feels like it has been raining non-stop since the kids went back to school in September and our garden is really suffering for it. The grass hasn’t had its pre-winter trim and is covered in moss and pine needles and the borders are in serious need of some TLC. Did you know that when soil is waterlogged, plants literally drown? Water fills all the air spaces between the soil… Continue Reading “How to look after your garden in wet weather”

The “say goodbye to vacuuming” gift – Eufy Robovac Review

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I am not the techy person in our house, but if there was ever a product that I really wanted, it is a robot vacuum cleaner. Housework is not a task I have ever enjoyed and now I am back to work, I find that any spare time I have is used catching up on the things that need doing around the house, which feels never-ending when you have a young family in tow. We were invited to review the… Continue Reading “The “say goodbye to vacuuming” gift – Eufy Robovac Review”

5 ways to prepare your garden for winter

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It is safe to say that we are well into Autumn and my garden is starting to suffer. We have lots of trees at the rear of the garden and the high winds and rain in recent weeks have meant that the grass has a covering of leaves and pine needles to contend with, that even our good old leaf vacuum is struggling to deal with. It seems odd, but put in a little effort in the garden in winter… Continue Reading “5 ways to prepare your garden for winter”