How to Cut Your Energy Bills Dramatically

Cost of living seems to be soaring, whilst wages have remained low for some years now.  Home owners are having to find ways of saving money wherever they can – but how do you save money on your energy bills?

The need to cut energy bills dramatically is particularly relevant now as over the summer months it was revealed that British Gas would be raising their energy prices.  It is estimated that the UK could save £7.5bn on energy bills if improvements were made.  The UK Government are behind this, recognising rising energy costs as a problem, but one that has some simple solutions.

How to Build Your Own Self Watering Vegetable Plot

1. Prepare your patch

The first thing to do is establish your vegetable patch.

The ideal location is a space at least 3×1.2m in size and is sheltered from the wind yet exposed to sunshine for the majority of the day. If you already grow flowers (or your lawn!) in your potential vegetable patch then it is more than likely a good spot to grow your veg too. Be careful if this space is liable to flood; a well-drained patch is preferred if possible.

How to Choose the Right Interior Color For Your Home

American architecture has always welcomed bright colors, but there are some things to consider as you start shopping around for your next paint color choice for your home. First, you have to decide what look you’re hoping to get and what style your furniture is in the house. Are you looking for more light in the house, or are you trying to raise the bar of elegance in the rooms? These are some questions to answer before shopping for paint.

How You Can Keep Safe In The House With Fire Safety

Stay Fire Safe

If you are an employer, a landlord or even an occupier you are responsible for the fire safety in the business premises as you all have a responsibility to work together and keep the building safe. Under the fire safety legislation protective equipment must be provided to business’ to ensure they can create an emergency plan if a fire was to happen. Risk assessments must be carried out to prevent and reduce the impact a fire may cause, it helps to identify significant risks and helps to maintain any precautions.

Home Security for a Sound Sleep at Night

Most of us would place our family at the top of the list that we value the most. We want them to have a fulfilling and happy life and part of that is giving them peace of mind. If you consider your loved ones’ safety and well-being important, then it would only be fitting to invest in a good home security system. Here are some of the ways a home security system can give your family peace of mind even while they are sound asleep.