home lighting

How do I Modernise My Home on a Budget?

Posted on

The words ‘home improvement’ might be enough to make many homeowners wince. After all, any significant renovation is going to come with an accordingly significant price-tag attached. In a lot of cases, the only way to get great results is to spend a bit (or more than a bit) of money. But that’s not always […]

front door

Front Door Q&A: Your Problems Solved

Posted on

Just about every building, almost by definition, will come with a front door of some sort. This is the primary point of entry to the interior, and it’s the first thing that new arrivals will see and use. This makes it incredibly important. To get the best from your front door, you’ll need to be […]

How to Change or Add a House Name

Posted on

What’s in a name? When it comes to houses, technically, the answer is: not very much. Most homeowners in the UK get by just fine with a number and a street name. Their post arrives at the right address, taxis turn up on time, and house-guests are able to track them down just as well. […]

front door sunshine

The Best Entry Doors for Hot Weather

Posted on

Hot weather is a mixed blessing. While it’s great when you’re out enjoying an ice-cream in the middle of the park, or a round or two in the local beer garden, sunlight can inflict damage on your property over both the long and short term. Certain doors will expand if they get too hot – […]

ring doorbell camera

The Best Front Door Cameras 2019

Posted on

A security camera makes a great addition to a front porch. It demonstrates to would-be intruders that you’ve taken home security seriously, and thus deters break-ins before they occur. Moreover, if you go for an option with the right smart-technology built in, you’ll be able to check who’s calling even when you’re out of the […]

How to Clean a White Door

Posted on

Among the most popular colour choices for both internal and exterior doors is probably classic white. It matches every interior, it’s easy to apply, and the paint is affordable. Moreover, uPVC doors tend to always come in glossy white – meaning that most patios have white doors leading to them. Among the downsides of white, […]

front door camera

How to Install a Front Door Camera

Posted on

Front door cameras are getting smaller and more affordable every year. They help to secure the home, see who’s calling when you aren’t in, and lower your insurance bill. Getting one installed doesn’t require professional help (though you’re free to go down that route if you’d prefer to keep things quick and convenient). If you’re […]

smart home

What is a Smart Home?

Posted on

A smart home is a home that contains devices that can be remotely regulated using a computer or smartphone. This new trend has transformed the way we think about our home appliances. This trend is towards interconnectedness – eventually, it seems, everything electrical we own will be able to talk to everything else. Such a […]