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A Guide To Determining The Age Of An Antique Metal Bed Frame

A Guide To Determining The Age Of An Antique Metal Bed Frame

Metal-framed beds really came into their own in the late 19th century, when bed makers put out the message that metal framed beds were the answer to termite issues, which were an issue in the UK at that time. As you would expect, these metal-framed beds were very well made and that means many are…

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By Nick Vincent, July 24, 2020
Decking Design Ideas Trending In 2020

Decking Design Ideas Trending In 2020

2020 has been a memorable year for a lot of us, and not for good reasons. Many of us have spent a lot of time sat inside our homes recently, and we may be itching to make changes or improvements in our houses and do some DIY. If you are sick of the same sight…

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By Nick Vincent, July 10, 2020
3 Handy Tips for Moving to a New House

3 Handy Tips for Moving to a New House

Moving is one of life’s greatest adventures and can end up being a huge stressor on your life. I’ve unfortunately moved more times than I care to remember, but one benefit of this is that I’ve become a bit of an expert at ways to make the moving process less stressful and more enjoyable. Here…

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By Nick Vincent, May 29, 2019
4 Thoughtful Gifts for Father’s Day

4 Thoughtful Gifts for Father’s Day

Father’s day is a special time of year, where we turn our focus to the fathers and father figures in our life that have helped guide us. Whether you want to spoil your husband and appreciate the wonderful role he’s fulfilled of being a father, or are wanting to get a gift for your own…

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By Nick Vincent, May 29, 2019
5 ways to give your home a new lease of life

5 ways to give your home a new lease of life

I don’t know about you, but as soon as the weather begins warming up, I plan my summer redecorating. In the winter, all I’m interested in is watching Netflix and snuggling under my covers, but as soon as I know summer is around the corner, I’m ready to give my home an overhaul. Here are…

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By Nick Vincent, October 1, 2018
How To Design A Garden For Outdoor Entertaining

How To Design A Garden For Outdoor Entertaining

The gardening movement is alive and well among UK millennials. According to research published earlier this year, it was found that millennials are spending more on gardening than their parents. It appears that the gardening revival goes hand-in-hand with the shift towards healthy living as adults are now growing vegetables, flowers, and herbs in their backyard for…

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By Nick Vincent, December 19, 2017
Top tips for moving house in 2018

Top tips for moving house in 2018

Are you thinking about moving house next year? If the thought of moving all your belongings makes you miserable, this post is for you. Moving house doesn’t need to be a stressful experience, so we’ve got some top tips to make the experience much easier for all involved: Start early Begin making lists and going…

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By Nick Vincent, December 7, 2017
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Important Fall Home Tasks to Leave to the Professionals

Important Fall Home Tasks to Leave to the Professionals

Have you been noticing that the breeze is turning a little cooler outside? Maybe you’re still running your central air conditioning unit to try to keep temperatures regulated. Either way, now is the time to start thinking about your furnace and other items around your home that could be affected by the cooler, upcoming weather….

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By Nick Vincent, October 12, 2017
4 Tips for Hosting an Incredible Birthday Party

4 Tips for Hosting an Incredible Birthday Party

Birthdays are a really special time of year, after all it’s the one day a year where everyone gathers around you to make you feel loved and appreciated. As we get older, we tend to take charge of hosting our own birthday gatherings in a bid to get our friends and family together. If you’re…

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By Nick Vincent, October 11, 2017
How to Protect Your Home’s HVAC System While You’re on Vacation

How to Protect Your Home’s HVAC System While You’re on Vacation

Extended vacations are wonderful. You get to relax and enjoy yourself for a while. Back at your home, your electronics keep functioning, though. That’s especially true of your HVAC system. You need to prep it for your extended absence. Here’s how to protect your home’s HVAC system while you’re on vacation. Set Your Thermostat Image…

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By Nick Vincent, July 30, 2017