Lighten up your home


It’s not long now until the clocks change - so why put up with a home that feels dark and cold when you can fill it with bright spring light?

Give your bedroom a boost


Whether you want a calming and relaxing feel to help drift off to sleep or a lively room that’s bursting with personality, here are our four favourite ways to sharpen up your bedroom.

Banish the dreaded damp


Damp in your home can be a big problem. It's not just about the damage it can do to the building - it can also lead to health problems for you and your family. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to fix damp problems.

The routine jobs you can’t afford to ignore

Some jobs are tough to get excited about. Sure, if you’re planning a new kitchen or a loft conversion you’ll be chomping at the bit. But guttering or roof repairs? Not everybody feels the love.

Our essential decorating guide


Great decoration starts long before you pop the lid off the paint tin. Ask any professional and they’ll tell you that planning and preparation give the best results. Here are our tips to do it properly.

Cut out draughts to save on bills


As temperatures drop and we turn on the heating, it’s a good time to think about a cheap and easy way to make your home more energy efficient: draught proofing.

Optimise your heating


As the temperature drops outside it’s time to turn on the heating. But with energy costs running high this winter, here are some ideas to keep your home’s heating running efficiently

Repair or Replace?


Which jobs could be a quick repair and where are you better saving up and waiting to do a full-blown replacement?

What’s that smell?


There’s nothing worse than opening your front door and being greeted by a suspicious smell. And although some of them are easily solved, by emptying the bin or washing the pots, more serious home issues can cause smells.

Jobs to book and beat the September rush


The start of the new school year always sees a rush for people booking big home improvement jobs, so don't get left behind - here's some inspriation for the dream jobs you could take on...