Archives for February 2014

Preventing Mould in Your Conservatory

Conservatories are a great way for you to enjoy a variety of weathers, from blaring sun to harsh rain, and with an aesthetically pleasing design, conservatories are an incredibly popular extension to modern day houses. However due to their proximity to the garden and exposure to the elements, conservatories can frequently become subject to damp […]

When Electricity Bills Attack – Are Storage Heaters Suitable for Any Property Today?

Back in the days when the twentieth century was young and electricity was cheap heating our homes using electricity was considered not only de-rigueur but displayed the hallmark of modernity. How things change. Today electrical heating systems are considered to be amongst the most expensive ways in which to heat your home. Direct heating using […]

Buy Used When Brand-New is out of Reach

For some reason, we associate used merchandise with inferior quality or other problems making it worth less than new counterparts.  The fact is, most of the homes we live in are used, and certainly flats and apartments are not constructed for each new tenant.  What if every motorist required a brand new car?  The streets […]

How to Choose the Perfect Prom Dress

So you or your daughter are going to prom. This is an exciting–and possibly once in a lifetime–event. You want to make it memorable. The best part is picking the perfect dress. When choosing a prom dress you have a large variety of choices. You may decide to get a long dress that goes all […]

How to Plan a Home Improvement Project

Home improvement projects require several key factors: knowledge of the problem, knowledge of how to implement a solution, and the physical materials to get the job done. Of those three components, building materials can often cause the most stress and confusion even among experienced contractors or homeowners. Knowledge of a home’s issues is fairly easy […]

The Four Main Questions Asked About Cancer

Where? Any part of the body can be affected by cancer, but those organs consisting of constantly dividing and regenerating tissue are most vulnerable to malignant change. These include the lung, breast, intestine, skin, stomach and pancreas along with the bone marrow and lymph glands. The testes and ovaries not uncommonly give rise to cancer, […]

Tips for Buying Office Space for Sale and Renovating It

It’s not an easy task to renovate an office building or space. There are many different essential areas that you will have to cover depending on the state of the building and renovations can be quite costly as well. The good thing is that if you buy an office building for sale you can successfully […]

Preparing Your Garden for Spring

As winter starts to fade, it is time to put on the gardening boots and gloves, and get stuck into a few tasks that will help you get the most out of your garden this spring. Showcase Your Garden One of the best times to relax and enjoy the labours of your gardening work is […]

10 Things You Can Do To Make Your Conservatory More Luxurious This Spring

link to flickr   We made great plans and were so excited when our pride and joy was first built. We handed our life savings over to the conservatory company, and sat in there every spare moment we had. Slowly though, and without us really noticing, the creeping menace of junk settled. The things we […]

6 Free Cookbook eBooks 2/14/14

Check out my sister blog, Free Bookster for today’s free ebooks, including a post on 6 Free Cookbook eBooks! The paranormal post also has links to some book giveaways going on at GoodReads!

How to save money without really trying

There are hundreds of ideas floating around about the best ways to save money, and while they all have potential to help cut your spending, some are much more difficult to accomplish than others.  Kangaroo payday loans can provide extra funds required should you need to boost your income. A good example of a more onerous […]

Why European Cities Are Growing in Popularity for Travellers

Image by Arian Zwegers   It used to be that travelling was all about how far you could go, on a shoestring budget and carrying a backpack. Nowadays, travellers are much more interested in exploring the sights that are much closer to home. Europe has become a hotspot for those who have found Asia has […]

5 Simple Ways to Make Your Property Look More Inviting to Visitors

Courtesy of flickr   Times are hard at the moment. Doom and gloom surrounds us at every turn. We are underpaid and overworked. Surviving another working week and trudging home in the pouring rain on Friday is the best we can hope for. But wait a minute, now it is a weekend! Time to forget […]

Top Tips for Looking After Elderly Pets

Image from Flickr   When we buy a baby animal, we can’t possibly imagine them getting old, being frail or feeling lethargic. Unfortunately, time flies and pets will get older a lot quicker than we had ever hoped for. All of a sudden they’re not interested in playing anymore, and all they want to do […]

How To Turn Your Garden Into A Playground For The Kids

Credit   We spend so much time grooming our gardens to try and make them worthy of the Chelsea Flower Show, that we sometimes forget they are there to be enjoyed by our children. Do you find yourself complaining at the footprints in borders or the thinning out of the lawn in random places? Sometimes […]

4 Eco-Friendly Home Cleaning Tips

Once you’ve become aware of the damage we’ve done to the environment and the potential health risks of doing things ‘the old way,’ you can no longer turn your back on green alternatives.  Even at the level of cleaning your home, there are a variety of green solutions that can help you to do your […]