8 tips to designing a study

There’s no denying that the changes to our work patterns in the last few months may have a major effect on the way we work going forward. Many of us have been working in a makeshift ‘study’ (aka the kitchen table). Rightmove report that over a quarter of people (28%) who were not planning a …

Reasons to be cheerful

The Government’s announcement that new build development sites and marketing suites could re-open was very welcome news to our business; we’re sure this resonated with all house builders. We have strict safety measures in place, and health and safety remain our top priority to allow a safe environment for those visiting our developments and for …

10 ways to keep busy during lockdown

Our Head of Brand is currently homes-based and she shares with us her experience of how she’s keeping busy. Check out her ‘10 top ways to keep busy’ with free, online learning from updating your professional skills to the science of beer, DIY and dog CPR! How are you finding working from home – are …

Working from Home – Our Top Tips

Our team have been working hard from home for the last couple of weeks now – here’s some of our top tips to make sure you have a productive and healthy working day: • Get up, get showered and get dressed; you’ll feel more professional – and you don’t want to get a Skype call …

Give that kitchen a deep clean

The working hub of the house is often the hardest room to tackle so lets get cracking! Many of us spend hours cleaning the kitchen only for it to look like it hasn’t been cleaned a few hours later. The first job is to tackle the oven. There are lots of products on the market …

Spring clean those bedrooms!

We spend between 8 and 9 hours in our bedrooms so it’s good once in a while to give them a good clean and airing. Get those windows open, move the bed so you can vacuum behind it, strip the bed and give the mattress a hoover too before putting on clean bedding (got to …

Tackle that bathroom!

Another unpopular room for cleaning is the bathroom… If it’s been a while since your bathroom had a good clean, then try something like ‘vamoose’ which is a foaming spray that lifts dirt (available locally from Lakeland Plastics). Tiles and grout can be freshened up with a mix of 3 x cups of bicarbonate of …

Clocks change 29th March 2020

As the clocks change and we get lighter nights, the options for outdoor living are greater so get your self ready! If you’ve got outdoor furniture then wipe down your chairs (minus the cushions) and tables with a mixture of warm water and a squirt of washing up liquid, wash off and then let them …