Homes & Gardens

Top Four Tips for Keeping Your Home Tidy

Our home is our safe haven, but it is also something that requires a lot of our attention. Having a well-organized and functional home means investing time and effort day in and day out. That isn’t an easy task, but it’s one worth completing.

Nothing beats that feeling you get when you...

Mike Page

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How to Get the Best From Your Home Boiler

Authored by Sarah Parker

Your boiler is an essential element to the comfortable running of your home. You rely on its safe operation to keep your home warm and your water hot. Imagine a cold shower in the middle of winter if you need any further convincing of how crucial this piece of equipment is.

And yet, many homeowners fail to maintain their boiler, which is akin to not maintaining your car. Just as a...

Facilities to Help Make Your Move to Exeter Easier

Authored by Sarah Parker

Moving home is one of the most stressful things that you’ll need to do in your life. Of course, if you are moving to a new city or a new country, it can be even more stressful as there is typically a lot more to arrange. This is why many people avoid moving home for as long as possible, but it doesn’t need to be as tricky as you think.

In this article, we are going to look at some of...

New Mortgage Information Support Service to ease financial worries of homeowners across the South West 

Authored by News Desk

Mortgage Advice Bureau South West has launched a dedicated Mortgage Information Support Service to help homeowners who are worried about their finances as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

The free support service, which is available to homeowners across the south west, has been set up to answer any queries or worries local people may have about paying their mortgage,...

How to prepare your living room for summer 2020

Authored by Sarah Parker

With all the pandemonium recently, we decided it would be good to look forward to the Summer when hopefully things will be a lot better in the country. Summer is one of the best times of the year and at the moment with holiday cancellations etc., people only have the Summer to look forward to. So today we’re going to discuss how to maximise your enjoyment of the sunshine from your living room...

Is your house ready to sell?

Authored by Sarah Parker

There may come a time when you want to sell your house. It could be that you need a bigger place for your family, or that you are downsizing. Maybe you just want to live in a different area because your job has changed, there are better schools there, you can be closer to family, or you just always wanted to live there.

Your reasons for moving won’t make a difference when it comes to...

6 ways you can add colour to your home

Authored by Mike Page

The last few years have seen neutrals at the centre of interior design, and it’s not uncommon to go into someone’s home and find everything in various shades of grey. However, 2020 has seen colours making a big comeback, so if you are bored of your home looking a little drab, here are some easy ways to add colour.

  • Add colourful accents to a room
  • Most people finish off a...

    Life Onboard: Mooring your houseboat out on the open water

    Authored by Mike Page

    Thanks to rising costs and skyrocketing rents, many UK residents are seeking alternative housing options.

    One of the most popular has been moving onto a houseboat. Once exclusively for the wealthy who could afford them, they have become increasingly desirable for young people who want a permanent home they can relocate.

    With moorings morphing into the new rents and becoming...

    Quick and Easy Tips for Removing Common Food Stains

    Authored by Sarah Parker

    We’ve all been there. You’ve enjoyed a delicious home cooked meal and then later found most of it either on you clothes, or the tablecloth (or carpet!) afterwards.

    Spills and stains are part of everyday life, but knowing how to quickly and easily deal with them without fuss is a boon. Here are a selection of common food and drink stains and how to easily remove them without...

    Taylor Wimpey proud to start a positive cycle in Sherford

    Authored by Mary

    Taylor Wimpey Exeter is encouraging buyers to start a positive cycle this year, by teaming up with Plymouth business The Bike Cellar to offer a 15% discount on new bikes to those who make a reservation at the Sherford development.

    Customers who reserve a property before the end of 2020 will receive a voucher for 15% off a new bicycle at The Bike Cellar in their reservation pack*....

    How to prepare your garden for the warmer months

    Authored by Sarah Parker

    During the warmer months of the year, there is nothing better than spending time in the garden and enjoying your own private piece of nature. You will want to be able to enjoy this space from the start of spring which means that now is a good time to start working on your garden for the warmer seasons. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

    Spring Clean

    A spring clean is...