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 …

Get that BBQ clean!

THERE’S NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO SPRING CLEAN YOUR HOME! With so many of us now at home, we’re all looking for ways to entertain ourselves. Who’d have thought that our thoughts would be turning to giving the house a thorough Spring clean? We’re running a series of cleaning tips and focusing on some …

Help to Buy ISA’s are Ending!

We talk to Will, our Digital Marketing Specialist whose been working for Genesis Homes for 10 months. This is Will’s first professional job since graduating from University and taking a gap year to go travelling. “Since starting work here, I have learnt about lots of schemes, benefits, etc not just within house building but the …

My Worst Secret…

To date, I’ve bought and lived in 3 houses throughout my thirty-something lifetime. Each has been an older, second hand property – a bad admission for a house builder, but not one of them new build. However, buying a second hand property has not necessarily been deliberate. I’ve never been the type to say ‘oh …