Helpful DIY Tips

How to Look After Your Stove

How to Look After Your Stove

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Having worked in the retail sector for more than 40 years, I have found it very interesting to see how trends tend to come and go in a full circle, not only in fashion but also in our homes. I was looking at a very old film with my wife recently “The Imitation of Life” which was made in 1959, and… Read More

A story about paint and DIY jobs about the house.

A story about paint and DIY jobs about the house.

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Recently I was at a Christening party with family and friends. I got talking to a young housewife and she was telling me that she was having  some home improvements carried out, and was shocked at the cost of paint. During the ensuing conversation I discovered that she was re-decorating her living room, which was… Read More

A Lighted Christmas Tree for Christmas This Year?

A Lighted Christmas Tree for Christmas This Year?

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Have you ever wondered how the tradition of cutting down a fir or pine tree, and attaching lights and ornaments to it came about? Well, according to various online sources, fir trees were not brought inside at Christmas time until… Read More

Plumbing and Drainage - Helpful Hints Around the Home & Business

Plumbing and Drainage - Helpful Hints Around the Home & Business

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Owning a house or business premises can be an expensive journey when things stop working. To call out a tradesman can be quite costly, and indeed getting a decent tradesman in the first place is quite a challenge. So with this in mind, we are going to do a series of blogs on DIY around the home or office. To kick off we will look at plumbing and drainage. Most homes or business premises will have a mains supply of water, supplied either from the local council or pumped in from a well. The normal set up is for the mains water to be connected to the main kitchen sink, where a tap (stopcock)… Read More

Pestclear - The Best Way to Keep Mice, Rats, & Crawling Insects out of Your Home.

Pestclear - The Best Way to Keep Mice, Rats, & Crawling Insects out of Your Home.

Monday, February 6th, 2017

If you have a problem with Mice, Rats, or Crawling insects in your home, Pestclear do a fantastic range of Mice repellents, Rat repellent, Mouse Traps, Rat traps, and Rat cages that are second to none. This range is a must have for all homes and offices, and the best time to use them is when you… Read More