Doors at New Year: traditions from around the world

As we move into January, people all over the world are celebrating New Year. Parties are being held, resolutions made, and traditions practised. However, not everyone celebrates in the same way, or at the same time. Chinese New Year for example, falls on a different date each year. Interestingly, there are a few common ideas, […]

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Stylish Christmas decorations for your porch

As Christmas gets closer, you’re probably planning on decorating the inside of your home. But have you given much thought to the outside? After all, this is the area that most people will see. Creating an outdoor display will also get your guests feeling festive as soon as they arrive! Here are a few ideas […]

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Winter window art for kids

As winter draws in, why not treat your windows to a frosty makeover? Decorating for the season needn’t be expensive. There are plenty of fun, cost- effective crafts you can do at home. Here are a few ideas which you can have fun trying with the kids. Please note: These suggestions involve scissors and other […]

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The benefits of a dining room conservatory

Conservatories are extremely versatile spaces – some people choose to use theirs as a room for relaxation, while others turn theirs into a playroom or an office. However, one of the most popular uses for a conservatory is as a dining room. Here are just a few reasons why. Al fresco dining (nearly)! One of […]

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How to check your windows and doors for draughts

In addition to low temperatures, this time of year also brings cold winds. That’s why this is an opportune time to make sure your windows and doors are ready for winter. If you can feel draughts in certain rooms of your home, it might be worth checking your windows and doors. Try these tricks for locating […]

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Build your own DIY draught excluder

Draughts from windows and doors are a common problem at this time of year. If your doors don’t meet the floor, breezes from outside can make your whole house feel cold. Draught excluders are an easy, efficient solution to this particular problem. The good news is you can save the pennies by making them yourself. […]

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