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How to protect your home from a break-in while you are away on holiday

Posted on Friday, August 3rd, 2018

If you are currently packing several suitcases as you ready yourself for a summer break, do not leave your home before first carefully considering how you will secure it.

The ONS has revealed a 9% rise in burglaries since last year, says Property Reporter. It is an especially bad time to leave opportunistic thieves with the impression that your home will be unoccupied for potentially weeks on end. However, we can present you with several measures for cutting the risk...

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5 tips to banish ants from your home this summer

Posted on Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Summer has many charms, many of which - like the abundant sunshine and opportunities for alfresco dining - can often go without saying. However, one common nuisance of a heatwave is how it can herald ants in large numbers invading your home. 

There are various effective means of clearing ants away from your home, however - and you might already have many of the necessary items within your residence's walls.

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Decorating dilemma: DIY or hire a pro?

Posted on Friday, August 3rd, 2018

As you move into a new home, you might quickly spot many parts of it which, let us just say, could do with a fair bit of work. However, who will provide that work?

You might be tempted to try the DIY route, especially given the carrot that could be hundreds of pounds in savings. However, messing up could require you to spend money on services of a professional anyway. Does this mean that you should turn to a pro right from the start?

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