How to increase the value of your London property

London’s property prices have not made especially pleasant reading in reading months – especially for those who are interesting in making a sale in the capital sometime soon. Recent housing reports indicate that prices have seen a decrease in growth ever since a peak in 2017, although prices remain well above their value during the financial crash of 2008. Nevertheless, if you are looking to make a property sale in London over the coming year, you will want to maximise...

Varying vaccine trust leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds

Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found on Wednesday. France has the least confidence of any country in the world in the safety and effectiveness of vaccines, with a third believing that vaccines are unsafe, according to the study. While most parents do choose to vaccinate...

Affordable ways to add value to your home

If you’re preparing to sell your home and are hoping to make a good return on your original investment, you will probably be considering making some improvements to add value to your property? Having an extension built, converting the loft, or adding a conservatory will achieve that, however, the reality is that some homeowners simply don’t have the money to undertake such large and costly projects. There are lots of other cheaper options though that are more affordable, that, if...

24 Hour Pest Control Services In London By Pest Exterminators

Most pests are tiny but cause a lot of destruction in a home. Examples of house pests include rats, bedbugs, cockroaches, and flies, to mention a few. There are various ways that you can ensure that pests do not invade your homes such as proper sanitation and good maintenance practices. But, in cases where the pests have spread, it is advisable to get pest exterminators. Today, there are many pest extermination companies, but how can you find the right one?...

A new way of shopping – let the shop choose for you!

I’ve just had my personality profiled by a... furniture store.  Made.com have come up with a fun and fantastic tool that tells you what type of furniture and decor matches your personality.  They've teamed up with Applied Colour & Design Psychology Expert Karen Haller to help you find the interior design style that matches your personality.  If you already have good taste (which you probably do, if you are looking at pieces on Made.com), then trust in the quick test and receive...

5 Energy Saving Devices Your Home Needs

Despite the availability of renewable sources of energy that do not leave much footprints on the environment, the major energy sources of the world still remain those of the fossil fuels and nuclear energy. The use of fossil fuels like coal, oil, and gas, together with the use of nuclear energy surely pollute the environment. Thus, we need alternative renewable sources of energy. Moreover, we still need to conserve energy even if there is an energy supply glut available to...

A Guide to Buying a Fire Place for your New Home

Moving into your new home is exciting but requires a lot of hard work. You are faced with so many new challenges that you may not have had to deal with before. But welcome the task as it gives you the opportunity to learn new things as well as put your stamp on your new property. Congratulations by the way! One of the most important decisions will be fitting a fireplace in the home. For jobs such as this it...

Moving to Europe – the pitfalls…

As the dramas of Brexit continue to roll out with a question mark hanging over when and how and at what price, many people – in particular, retirees – are speedily making the decision to move to Europe… but is this a sensible move? Certainly, making the move before Brexit Day (whenever that will be!) is sensible because there will be many months of uncertainty afterwards and of course the rules and regulations for British people relocating will reflect the...

How To Make Your Child’s Bedroom Work For You

Is your child outgrowing their current room? Or are they having to share with a sibling soon? Having a bunk bed to free up space may be the answer.  If you are having to think about upgrading your little one’s bedroom from their nursery or toddler space then you’ll need to start thinking about what you can manage with the least disruption to the kids as well as your bank balance in future years. It makes sense to think about...

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