LifeStyle: Home & Garden

The Surprising Psychology Behind Our Favorite Kitchen Paint Colors

Saturday  19:30,   30 june 2018

From a design standpoint, color certainly has the power to transform a room, making tiny rooms feel larger or dark rooms feel brighter.  © Photo: David... >>>

What you can legally do if you see a dog locked in a car on a hot day

Thursday  20:50,   28 june 2018

Even if the windows are open, it's dangerous. The RSPCA shares their adviceDuring summertime, the high temperatures can cause the inside of a car to become as hot as an oven very quickly, especially during heatwaves. But even on days that don't... >>>

Green-fingered couple spend £27,000 over three decades transforming the back yard of their suburban cul-de-sac into magical secret garden with a folly, pergola and Japanese tea house that attracts 300 visitors a DAY

Wednesday  14:12,   27 june 2018

Anne and Brian Bailey have spent nearly 30 years transforming the 120ft plot of land behind their 1930s house, just over a mile from the centre of Wolverhampton, West Midlands. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Husband and wife Brian and... >>>

How to sleep in hot weather and stay cool in bed during a heatwave

Tuesday  09:05,   26 june 2018

Studies show those who regularly get a decent night's kip are happier, healthier and more successful than those who spend the night tossing and turning. In order to sleep through the night you need the right setting. The Sleep Council recommends >>>

These 30 things make a house a home, according to British homeowners

Tuesday  06:45,   26 june 2018

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Finally! This is how to stop a leaky tap making that tedious ‘plink’ sound

Monday  15:46,   25 june 2018

Scientists have determined what's causing itBut now, scientists have solved the enigma behind the recognisable household sound – and, most importantly, revealed how to stop... >>>

The Labrador is no longer Britain's favourite dog – this little pup has taken over

Thursday  09:31,   21 june 2018

But the breed does come with a warningOwned by numerous celebrities, Frenchies have seen an astronomical 2,964% increase in the last ten years and is likely to be named 2018’s top... >>>

Reducing Plastic as a Family Is Easy. Here's How.

Wednesday  06:50,   06 june 2018

Choosing a cone, instead of a cup, for your ice cream is one fun tip.The stats are frightening, but you’ve got a secret weapon to curb your family’s plastic use: your... >>>

This is the most houseproud city in the UK

Thursday  17:00,   31 may 2018

Which city holds the most domestic gods and goddesses?Furniture and flooring experts ScS has revealed that the UK is a nation of domestic gods and goddesses, with nearly one in four (38 per cent) homeowners claiming to be very... >>>

Here’s how one couple turned a tiny parking pad into a stunning city oasis (and how you can, too)

Thursday  13:11,   31 may 2018

Five simple changes made this tiny city concrete parking pad into an outdoor haven for tiny tots and grown-ups alike. Here’s how.Bring the inside out with an outdoor rugThis dip in the yard is a drainage basin that Milks covers with a huge outdoor... >>>

This Is What The Apartments From Friends Would Look Like In 2018

Wednesday  10:15,   23 may 2018

When we think of iconic television apartments, there are several that come to mind: Carrie Bradshaw's Upper East Side bachelorette pad with the hallway-slash-wardrobe, the Upper West Side spot where Jerry and the gang talked about nothing on... >>>

Why You Should Make Your Bed Every Morning

Sunday  18:15,   13 may 2018

Think about the first item on your to-do list every day. Walking the dog? Making breakfast? Dropping off the kids at school? Completing an assignment at work? There’s one daily chore that I’ve always dreaded: making my bed. Southern bedrooms... >>>

6 mistakes you're making with your houseplants

Sunday  13:50,   13 may 2018

Keep your houseplants happy and healthy with these expert tips. 1. BUYING BLINDHouseplants that are labelled in store as 'Green Foliage Plant' have no chance of surviving. Attempting to grow a plant without a name or care instructions is like trying >>>

This Is Really How Often You Should Replace Your Kitchen Sponge

Friday  18:22,   11 may 2018

When was the last time you swapped your kitchen sponge for a new one? For many of us, the answer to that question is: Too long ago that I can’t even remember. Unfortunately, that’s not the best strategy for keeping things clean in the kitchen.... >>>

Here's why you should never shower or do dishes during a thunderstorm

Sunday  16:35,   22 april 2018

Turns out this isn't an old wives' tale.According to John Jensenius, a lightning safety specialist for the National Weather Service, in order to stay safe in your home during a storm, you need to stay away from anything that conducts... >>>