How to insulate your converted garage

Garage conversions are an affordable and straightforward way of providing more living space in your home whilst avoiding any major building work. If you have recently moved into a new property and your Homebuyers Report London way that was produced by solicitors such as https://www.samconveyancing.co.uk/Homebuyers-Survey/Home-Buyers-Survey-London has shown that your garage a solid construction, you may want to look at alternative ways in which to use this space. Image Credit One essential factor of the conversion is the addition of insulation to make the garage comfortable, warm living space. Whether you…

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How to save money on energy bills

Energy bills make up a significant part of our monthly expenses, and finding ways to reduce these will not only save you money but also make your home warmer and limit the impact on the environment. Here are some simple ways in which you can make your home run more efficiently and save energy. Image Credit Lower your thermostat You could save as much as £90 each year simply by lowering the thermostat in your home by 1ºC. At this level, you won’t notice a difference in the heat, but…

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An Introduction to Rugby X

When we think of five-a-side, we immediately imagine a group of colleagues kicking a football around the local indoor club. All that is about to change. On 29th October, the brand new Rugby X will make its debut at London’s O2 arena. The new game will see five-a-side teams play 10-minute indoor Rugby X matches on artificial pitches. Image Credit Although the new faster game will retain most of the rugby’s core principles, there are a few major changes to look forward to. Some New Rules of the Game –…

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Four Creative Ways to Serve Drinks

Summer is the time of year when thoughts turn to BBQs, beer gardens and long summer nights socializing with friends. If you want to really pull out all the stops and impress your customers, then as well as planning some live music and fresh new summer dishes, spend some time planning your drinks menu. Image Credit Cocktails, gins, and mixers are very in ‘vogue’, and there is no shortage of ideas and recipes to give yours that extra special twist. Punch First popular in the 70s, punch is now making…

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Auto Sport 

Lewis Hamilton wants Mercedes to step up in title challenge

The start of the 2019 F1 season has thrown up a few surprises, but current World Champion Lewis Hamilton believes that his Mercedes team will have to be at the top of their game to help deliver him a sixth championship. Image Credit This may come as a surprise since the Silver Arrows delivered a hat-trick of one-two finishes in the opening Grands Prix in Australia, Bahrain, and China. Problems The main reason behind the champion’s thinking is that in pre-season testing, Ferrari, their closest rivals, seemed to have the…

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General Travel 

Things to look for when selecting a removals company

Moving is hard work and can take a lot of physical and emotional energy, not to mention a lot of time. Image Credit Whether it is you and your family moving or you live alone, your belongings will need to get from your old home to your new one and you will inevitably need help to achieve this. What service do you need? Be realistic when planning your move and allow plenty of time to pack. Work out how many packing boxes you require and how easy it is going…

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General Home 

How does a radiator work?

Radiators are one of the most common types of heating in homes today. But despite their name, very little of the heat they produce is provided by radiation, so how do they work to keep your home warm? Image Credit How a radiator actually heats your home There are three types of the process by which heat is transferred between material, irrespective of the types of material involved. Whether heat transfer is between solids, gases, liquids or a combination of these, the process will be either convection, conduction or radiation.…

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Business Technology 

How can your VoIP set-up increase sales?

Both small and large companies often struggle to answer their phones. In a small company, key personnel is often out of the office. In a large one, the problem is often a call queue or routing confusion that prevents frustrated callers from connecting with the right person. In either event, the result is lost business or an extremely dissatisfied customer. Image Credit An answerphone rarely fills the gap. Customers don’t want to talk to beep and go straight to a rival business; office personnel fails to transcribe and channel recorded…

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Business Food Health 

Tips to eat healthy without breaking the bank

We are increasingly looking to improve the way we eat, especially when we become aware of the impact our diet has on our health. However, many of you capitulated on the grounds that you cannot afford to eat healthier. And yes, because for most people, eating well means spending a good part of your budget on shopping. But think again! With a little tip and practice, you can eat properly without breaking the bank! Eating healthy does not mean buying expensive food Researchers in some studies found that the more…

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Six tips for a great wedding guest outfit

Wedding season is just around the corner, so here are some foolproof tips from style gurus for great wedding outfits to ensure you show up looking stunning! Image Credit Tip 1: Flats Fashion Stylist Hannah Eichler says that she believes it is vital to wear shoes that you can keep on throughout the whole day so your feet don’t end up hurting well before the event is over. Why not think about taking some flat shoes for dancing? Tip 2: Vintage Fashion News Writer Gemma Gow says to go vintage.…

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