We have bid farewell to the summer and the autumn has crept in. It is now time to spend more time cosy and warm indoors as the weather turns wilder outside. Winter storms are something that we expect in the UK, but this doesn’t make them any more pleasant! Periods of stormy wet and windy weather are not only a dampener to our spirits, but they can also cause us all sorts of problems with our homes too.
This winter, it is likely that we can expect more windy and wet weather – before the worst of it sets in, it is a good idea to be aware of the main areas of your home that can be damaged by this and if possible, take preventative measures to make sure that your home is a safe as possible from the threat of the storms…
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It's all about the sun, beach, and water. There are many things that make summer great but there are a few that are central and essential to summer and that is sunny skies, lazy days and lots of outdoor activities. For the most fun and excitement possible, going on holiday and eating ice cream! (more…)
Boiler maintenance is something that everyone who owns a boiler should consider, but it is one of those subjects that many people do not pay much attention to. While this is understandable, since there are so many different aspects to modern-day heating systems, heating equipment, and boiler designs; there are certain aspects of the boiler which will be more important than others. While a boiler service provider will have a wide variety of boiler maintenance advice to offer, it is important that you are given some of the basic tips to help you keep your boiler running efficiently.
One of the most important parts of boiler maintenance advice is that you need to regularly check for carbon monoxide levels in your home. Carbon monoxide poisoning can happen at any time, e...
What would you do if your bathtub was caked with grim and soap scum, black grime, and stale water? Plenty of people have the same problem, but don't know how to get it under control. In this blog article, we'll tell you how to deep clean your bathtub with ease!
What is your bathtub like?
I have a standard bathtub that is about 12 inches deep. It's not too bad, but it could use some deep cleaning. I think it would be a lot easier to clean if it were a bit deeper.
I've been trying to find a way to deep clean my bathtub without spending a fortune on special cleaners or tools. I think I may have found the perfect solution! This DIY guide will show you how to deep clean your bathtub using simple items you probably already have in your home. Discover does polyester stretch?
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So, you have just bought a cool new bathroom from a reputable store and have installed it already. You have been busy setting up your new bathroom to your liking and are now occupied thinking about having a bidet converter kit. However, to enjoy the convenience and features of one, you need to install a bidet in the bathroom. Well, in this guide, you will find some helpful tips on how to install a bidet without an outlet.
How to install a bidet without an outlet?
Step 1: Turn off the water supply at the main shut-off valve:
You are required to turn off the water supply of your toilet tank at the main shut-off valve. You should understand that this is an important step because if you do not, it will result in unnecessary damage to the bidet seat and bowl. The bidet seat may get damaged o...
If you have had an extension built, you might have had a conversation with the construction company about whether or not to have a flat roof installed. What a Roofers Gloucester will tell you, though, is that even though you might assume a flat roof is flat, it still actually has a slight incline. (more…)
Choosing the colour of your garage door can be tricky. There are many options, but neutral colours are generally the safest and most stylish choice. White is a popular choice as it represents purity, cleanliness, and positivity. It can be a different shade of ivory or cream. Darker colours can be used to compliment the colour of lighter house bricks. The right combination of colour and style is key to ensuring that your garage door compliments your home. (more…)
Nobody likes to have dampness in their homes. Not only is it unsightly, but it can be bad for your health, especially if you have people living in your home that have pre-existing conditions such as asthma. Here are some ways that you can get rid of dampness. (more…)
Heavy snow is something that many of us wish for in the winter months. Playing in the snow and enjoying the picturesque, winter wonderland are winter activities that lots of us look forward to. However, although we have a great time in the snow, it is important to be aware of the problems that it can cause for our home, and in particular the roof of the home. (more…)
There are many signs that your floors need to be replaced. Old carpeting holds onto allergens, which makes allergies worse. This may be a sign that it's time for an update. Regardless of whether you're just tired of your current floor coverings or you're preparing to sell your home, it can help to upgrade your home's flooring. Here are some reasons why you should replace your flooring.
A dull, worn floor is an indicator that it needs to be replaced. Damage can show up in different ways. In the case of carpeting, it can be a rip or hole, while a scratched wooden floor could indicate mould and water damage. General wear and tear is less noticeable, but it is important to notice it because it can be a sign of a bigger problem. You may have pets, which can cause even mor...