DIY


The perfect autumn night in

Its official, autumn is on our doorstep so we’re back to darker mornings, colder weather and definitely less motivation to hit the gym! Although your evenings may now be spent hugging a hot water bottle with your cosy socks and cup of tea to hand, it doesn’t mean you can’t get creative with some cosy […]


First thing’s first: Essentials for moving into your new home

You’re finally here. You’ve scrimped and saved, you’ve studied mortgages to know your tracker from your variable, and you’ve become a dab hand at analysing the Bank of England interest rates. You’ve got the keys in your hand, and as you step into your brand new home you think: “This is it! I’ve made it” […]



9 DIY Jobs to get done before summer’s up

With the August bank holiday on the horizon, we’ve put together a list of 20 essential DIY jobs that you should get done before our somewhat erratic British summer comes to an end. As the old proverb goes, you should fix the roof while the sun is shining… so set aside a day to get […]


Seven ways to transform your new build into your new home!

With a glossy finish and modern interiors, new build homes provide a great choice for first time buyers looking to take their first step on the property ladder. However, you’ll still want to add your own personal touches to make your new build a cozy home. We’ve put together these tips to help you turn […]


Top tips when considering outdoor tiles

Tiles are a popular addition to any stylish home and can really show true beauty and versatility in the garden as well as adding some serious value to your property to boot.  However, there are a few things you should keep in mind when considering them for your next upgrade. Read on to find out our top tips when considering outdoor tiles. Decide on […]


A beginner’s guide to upcycling a chair

Upcycling has become quite the phenomenon over the last five years, with many trying their hand at it – from chalk painting to upholstering in the bid to transform an ancient artefact into a brand new chic item. However upcycling fails are common and what’s worse, you’ve wasted money on materials and potentially ruined a […]


Eight DIY jobs you can actually do yourself

Do you spend your nights quivering in fear at the prospect of a DIY project? Are there loads of things you wish you could change, but don’t have the confidence to? Well fear no more. We have put together a list of eight DIY jobs you CAN actually do yourself and once you get started […]


5 easy DIY tricks to make your home safe

You’ve finally done it – you’ve achieved your dream of owning your own home. Like many people, you’ll have put a lot of time, effort and money into getting this far, and it’s important that you protect your new home. For those with a tight budget, it’s useful to know that keeping your property secure […]