HOW TO: A Quick And Easy Way To Spruce Up Your Stairs Did you know that painting stairs is actually an easy DIY job you can get done over the weekend?   Preparation is key  Before even as much as thinking about painting the stairs, ensure that they are in decent condition. Take some time out to make any repairs. If your staircase already has layers of… Continue Reading
Classic Cottage Pie Check out James Martin's family favourite, classic cottage pie!   Ingredients For the mince • 650ml olive oil • 1 large onion finely chopped • 650g beef mince • 2 tbsp tomato puree • 1 tbsp plain flour • 400ml beef stock • Worcestershire sauce (to taste) • salt and black pepper • 4 sprigs… Continue Reading
How To Make Your House Move Eco-Friendly If you're moving house there is no doubt you will already have a to-do list but have you considered ways to make your move eco- friendly?  Everything from packing, cleaning, transporting to unpacking uses a significant amount of resources and energy. Here are 5 ways to make your house move as eco-friendly as possible! Always… Continue Reading
How To Make The Most Of A Small Kitchen Here are a few tips on how to make the most of a small space. Organise strategically If you decide to add shelves for additional storage you want to avoid the cluttered look. Arrange bowls, mugs or utensils by colour so that everything appears cohesive and easy on the eye! Keep it clutter-free  Your kitchen… Continue Reading
property market 1 Property News | Surge In Buyer Demand The post lockdown bounce back in the property market shows little signs of slowing with the surge in buyer demand being 34% higher than over the same period in 2019. With more demand bringing more sellers and properties to the market.   The time to sell a home falls 31% post lockdown Homes are now… Continue Reading
Twiss Green Oaks open day You’re Invited To Our Open Day! | Twiss Green Oaks SHOWHOME NOW OPEN Come and view our new showhome at Twiss Green Oaks. A luxury spacious four bedroom, three bathroom family home situated on a quiet private road within walking distance of Culcheth village. Open Day Saturday 29th August 10am - 3pm Twiss Green Oaks, Twiss Green Lane, Culcheth, WA3 4AL If you are seeking… Continue Reading
Post Lockdown | How This One Change Can Boost The Value Of Your Home The property market has continually altered throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. After house prices soared in July, many property experts have explained how homeowners can make sure they get the best price for their property. After the market experienced a 'boom' in July with a huge surge in house prices and cuts on stamp duty, property… Continue Reading
Our Top 5 Staycation Locations Travelling overseas may be off the cards this summer, but that doesn't mean any staycation is out the window! We have put together 5 of our favourite Staycation locations you can visit in the UK   Lake District Having been hailed as one of the UK’s most visited staycation locations, the Lake District is known… Continue Reading
Make Your Own Garden Decor Make Your Own Garden Decor | Interior Design Update your outdoor living space in no time at all with a beautiful all year round hanging bottle garden using up-cycled glass bottles, fake flowers and yarn. You Will  Need • Glass Bottles • String or Yarn • Scissors • Selection of Flowers • Screws or Tacks to Hang Step 1 The first step is… Continue Reading
Gin & Tonic Ice Lollies For a twist on gin & tonic, try these alcoholic ice lollies as a boozy grown-up treat for hot summer days. They'll keep in the freezer for up to two months Ingredients • 6 Slices of cucumber • 6 Mint Leaves • 75ml Gin • 250ml Tonic • 50g Caster Sugar Method To create your… Continue Reading
HOW TO | FABRIC FACE MASK Making a DIY face mask has become the top stay-home activity during the coronavirus outbreak – whether it's for your own personal use or even to donate to local healthcare facilities, we have put together a quick and easy step by step guide to help you make your own durable mask. Step 1 Cut two… Continue Reading
Hot Tips: Making The Most Of Your Outdoor Space This Summer Now that the weather is heating up it’s time to focus on making the most out of your outdoor space! Outdoor furniture and accessories There are plenty of online outlets and stores selling a huge variety of different garden furniture style and colour options, keep an eye on local businesses and thrift shops, you may… Continue Reading
Too hot to sleep? Here’s how to stay cool in the night Check out these simple tips on how to stay cool during these sweltering summer nights. Keep the heat out Keep the sun out by keeping your blinds and curtains drawn during the day time. Blackout blinds were made for this weather! Boost airflow Leave your windows cracked open throughout the day and night to encourage… Continue Reading
5 Easy Ways to Make This Your Most Sustainable Summer Ever! 5 easy ways to make this summer more sustainable than ever! Unplug Put away your phone, laptop, games consoles, even if it's for a few hours in the day. We all have the habit of checking our devices multiple times a day, try to relieve yourself from the stresses of the social media world and… Continue Reading
Quick Easy & Cheap DIY Projects You Can Do On The Weekend Are you looking for some quick and DIY tasks to do around the house that won't break the bank? Decorating tips don’t have to be time-consuming and expensive. We've put together a few DIY ideas you can get done over the weekend! Declutter your kitchen cupboards  There really is nothing more satisfying than cleaning out… Continue Reading