Roof maintenance checklist

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With all that daily hustle we often forget about the roofs. Replacing or repairing a roof could be expensive. So, it is recommended to spend some time every few months and keep the routine maintenance going. Keep the roof clean and maintained is important to increase it life span. Roof maintenance are often ignored, but

How to dispose of waste properly with a skip


When people think of waste management, the first thing that comes to their mind is to go for skip hiring services and clean off the waste material and garbage from the house and surroundings. But what people fail to realize is that skip hire must be done keeping in mind the kind of wastes you

30 easy ways to reduce the risk of home burglary

30 alarmingly easy ways to reduce the risk of home burglary

If there’s one thing a home insurance company knows a thing or two about, it’s keeping your home safe & secure. That’s why insurance company AXA have put together a new guide listing 30 simple ways to safeguard your home against burglars. Although there’s no way to make your home 100% burglar-proof, the infographic and

How to create an eco-friendly garden

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We put a lot of effort into saving energy in our homes – whether it’s choosing energy efficient light bulbs, keeping your house well-insulated or switching off appliances – but how much thought do we put into saving energy in the garden? A new infographic designed by Mainland Aggregates suggests 5 simple gardening hacks that

9 homemade cleaners you can make yourself

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Keeping your house clean doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Why spend money on expensive cleaning products when you can make homemade versions that are just as effective and only cost a fraction of the price to make? This illustrated guide from the cleaning experts at shows you how to make 9 homemade cleaners,

The top 10 types of grass – and when to plant them

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Grass is just grass right? Wrong. There are almost 12,000 different species of grass found around the world! With that in mind, how do you identify and choose the right type of grass for your garden? The lawn experts from A Green Hand have narrowed it down to 10 of the most popular varieties of

Houseplants and their health benefits

With more people in the UK renting their homes and spending less money & energy on their gardens as a result, more and more people are doing their gardening indoors. This rise in indoor greenery is great news for your well being. Houseplants don’t just brighten the place up, they bring with them a whole

A beginner’s guide to companion planting

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Companion planting is a tricky business – and for that reason many gardeners are reluctant to try it. But if done the right way, combining different types of plants in the same growing space can be hugely beneficial and rewarding. Companion planting falls under the category of polyculture – a technique that has been used

Why gardening is good for your health

Research shows that gardening is hugely beneficial not just for your physical health, but your mental health too! A new infographic from our friends at What Shed reveals many of the ways that gardening can improve your health and your mood. Did you know for example that regularly spending time in the garden could reduce

A season-by-season guide to lawn care

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A 2012 survey revealed that around 42% of gardeners are jealous of their neighbour’s lawn. Lawn size was the number 1 factor, closely followed by neat, well-manicured lawns. The truth is, achieving a luscious lawn takes a considerable amount of work all year round. If you want to improve the condition of your lawn, our