Thu 09 Jun 2016
Here we go, it's time for the Euro 2016 tournament to begin. Keep track of all the matches by downloading our Euro 2016 Fixture list here.
Get behind your favourite team, hang out the bunting or flags and watch the beautiful game unfold during the month-long European football competition staged throughout France.
Great sporting occasions often give rise to a real feel good factor and a sen ...read more
Thu 14 Jan 2016
Whether to buy or rent a property can be one of the biggest and most significant decisions that you can make. Here in the UK we place a great emphasis on the pride of home ownership, but life is not always so simple as to make the choice an easy one.
If you are a single person living alone, then it can be difficult to look at purchasing as a serious option. Most people think about buyin ...read more
Thu 14 Jan 2016
Buying your first property can be a daunting affair with a great many things to consider. Finding the right property, at the right price and in the right area are just some of the considerations that need to be seriously thought about.
Then there's the not-particularly-enviable-task of having to sift through many mortgage options to make sure that you get the best deal possible. ...read more
Fri 16 Oct 2015
Mould and mildew are fungi that thrive in moist environments. Mould can be good outdoors as it helps break down dead organic matter and rejuvenate our environment, but it is not something you want in your home. Mould tends to be green, white or black and tends to have a thick, fuzzy texture.
Mildew is similar to mould in the way it decomposes dead organic materials and grows in warm, wet co ...read more
Thu 08 Oct 2015
An apartment is a great accommodation option, whether you have just started a graduate job, moved to a big city, or just want to downsize your property. When making the decision of whether to live in an apartment or house it's important to take into consideration all the pros and cons.
It may be that your lifestyle and situation point clearly to the best option in terms of a house or flat ...read more
Wed 09 Sep 2015
The kitchen is the heart of any home, and it's the one place the whole family goes to eat their meals and tell each other about their day. It's also a key room to change when it comes to adding value to your property if you want to sell your home in the future.
Renovating your kitchen will freshen up your decor, add ease to your lifestyle and, as mentioned before, add value to your hom ...read more
Fri 14 Aug 2015
Your home should be a sanctuary - a place to go home to after a long and tiring day to really relax and unwind. When you walk into your house, you should feel happy and calm, not overwhelmed by a list of chores and stressed by the amount of work you have to do.
We all live in a busy world where it's hard to stop worrying and there's always something to do. The one place you should rea ...read more
Mon 10 Aug 2015
The season for selling homes has arrived, and a new study has found that more than a third of towns and cities in the UK are seeing an increase in the number of residential properties on the market.
The survey, which is based on the number of listings appearing on property portal Rightmove, concludes that the number of homes for sale has jumped up 7.1% between June and July.
It's ...read more
Wed 29 Jul 2015
Whether you're selling your house, renting it out, or looking for a lodger, it is important that your home looks as good as possible in the pictures.
The majority of people looking for a property will make their first impression of your home from the pictures, and that may be the deciding factor as to whether they decide to book a viewing.
Having a skilled photograph is important, but m ...read more
Mon 13 Jul 2015
Freshly picked herbs can make all the difference when it comes to cooking meals at home. Herbs can add a delicious flavour to a host of different dishes, including stews, salads, and roast dinners.
You can buy pots and tins of dried herbs in the supermarket each time you go, but growing your own is a much more cost effective method of adding delicious, fresh flavour to your food.
Many peo ...read more