LifeStyle: Home & Garden

The 7 most popular September resolutions people are making this year

Friday  17:51,   31 august 2018

Forget the New Year, people want to improve their lifestyle and home nowPinterest carried out a nationwide survey, called the Back to Life report, to find out the changes Brits most want to make after the summer is... >>>

39% of Brits would rather chuck out a dirty appliance than clean it

Wednesday  15:20,   29 august 2018

So here's how to clean every household appliance and reduce wasteIt comes from a survey of 2,474 people over the age of 18 who own or rent a home, conducted by windows furnishings company... >>>

How to Grow Fresh Mint That Won't Overrun Your Garden

Friday  08:05,   24 august 2018

Whatever you do, don't plant it directly in the ground.Most mint plants spread rampantly, forming a thick mat of spreading stolons (creeping underground stems) just under the surface of the ground. This is why you should always plant mint... >>>

THIS is how often you should be washing your bed sheets

Wednesday  15:57,   22 august 2018

Does anyone have any clue how long they should go before washing their bed sheets? Is there a set rule? Should we do it every day, every week, every fortnight? Honestly, who knows?Okay, well microbiologists know. And they have decided to impart... >>>

Here's How to Pull Off an Eclectic Decorating Style

Wednesday  08:50,   22 august 2018

Warning: eclectic doesn't mean anything goes.Incorporating both rough and smooth textures adds interest to an interior, especially when you choose a simple color palette. "Consider shaggy throw rugs or pillows, nubby or thick, weave fabrics on... >>>

Why spider season is earlier this year - and how to cope

Monday  17:40,   20 august 2018

Why spider season is earlier this year - and how to copeOur eight-legged friends often appear to become more frequent and vast in size as summer turns to Autumn. But 2018 is seeing a bumper crop of arachnids invade our homes ahead of... >>>

A beginner's guide to container gardening

Saturday  21:05,   18 august 2018

No matter how small your space, make it colourful year-round with these clever pot plant ideasWhether you want to brighten up your patio or create a mini kitchen garden of herbs, the opportunities really are endless. As well as traditional... >>>

Wool or polypropylene carpet? The pros and cons revealed

Friday  11:50,   17 august 2018

Make the right choice when choosing carpet for your home.Wool or polypropylene? That's the question we all ask when it comes to choosing the right carpet for our... >>>

9 Things To Know Before Throwing Gym Clothes In The Laundry

Monday  15:40,   13 august 2018

Should I separate lights and darks? Help.Even though I didn't listen to that saleswoman, her instructions have stuck with me ever since. Whenever I throw my dirty workout clothes in the hamper, I remember what she told me, and wonder, "Am I screwing >>>

You've Been All Wrong About Choosing Lighting for Your Apartment

Sunday  20:55,   12 august 2018

Liven up a gloomy space with with these essential apartment lighting tips.That doesn't mean you should totally nix all other lighting sources, though. Ceiling fixtures don't usually work as standalones if you're already lacking in natural... >>>

The perks of having a pet: Study finds people who have animals at home are happier, wealthier, and get more exercise

Saturday  16:45,   11 august 2018

Experts say the seemingly minor physical aspects of pet ownership, from taking walks to cleaning up after them, can go a long way – and, these bonds boost the ‘feel good’ chemicals in the brain. The study commissioned by UK retirement home builder... >>>

Gardening in August: Everything you need to do

Friday  09:15,   10 august 2018

Water, harvest and deadhead to keep your garden blooming throughout this dry sunny month.Gardening in August: Water, harvest and deadhead to keep your garden blooming throughout this dry sunny... >>>

If your dog does this routinely, they may well have ‘small dog syndrome’

Wednesday  06:45,   08 august 2018

Those smaller breeds want to appear as big as they canA new study has revealed that smaller dogs want to make themselves appear bigger to other breeds and they do so when out on their... >>>

The most disgusting items ever found in someone's house

Tuesday  15:05,   07 august 2018

From remains of a pet to sick that hadn’t been cleaned up. 'It seems that the majority of Britons are either very tidy, or very judgmental, as the majority have admitted to being disgusted by someone’s house,' said Sydney Smith, marketing manager... >>>

Why orange is one of the most important colour trends this season

Sunday  21:05,   05 august 2018

It's not just yellow, orange is back, and in a big wayDespite an increase in sales of yellow furniture this season, the trend forecasters over at WGSN revealed Solar Orange as their 'Colour of the Month for July', highlighting the bright citrus... >>>