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Piper – home security system

Piper is the first smart home security system to integrate an immersive video experience, with optional wireless sensors to control electronic appliances like lamps and heaters – all with no required monthly fees Unique to the home security market, Piper’s panoramic lens captures a complete, 180-degree view (with night-vision when it gets dark) of any [...]

By | November 15th, 2015|Home & Garden|0 Comments

JCA Interiors Announced as Finalist in SBID International Design Excellence Awards 2015

London based interior design company JCA Interiors has been shortlisted for this year’s SBID International Design Excellence Awards. Against a prestigious international field, their Surrey country mansion project has been chosen by a select panel of industry experts as one of only two British companies to reach the final in the visualisation category. JCA Interiors’ [...]

By | September 22nd, 2015|Home & Garden|0 Comments

Olympic gold medal winning cyclist Geraint Thomas wants to help his fellow cyclists avoid having their bike stolen

As an Olympic and Commonwealth gold medallist on the track and a key member of Team Sky’s collective on the road, Geraint Thomas knows, and loves, his bikes. He also knows what it’s like to have an expensive one stolen. “I’ve had a couple of bikes nicked, actually,” he says. “The worst one was when [...]

By | July 30th, 2015|Home & Garden|0 Comments

‘Let sleeping dogs lie’ *

The Big Dog Bed Company designs and makes stylish and practical dog beds in the UK. They have a dog bed for every situation and with their made to measure service, they can also make one to fit just about any location. Their high tech fabrics exclude water and are antibacterial, keeping the cushion dry [...]

By | June 2nd, 2015|Home & Garden|0 Comments

Time for Pet??

Welcoming a pet into your family soon? We share some advice! Adding a pet to your family can be an exciting prospect - there are many decisions to be made; Which pet? Once that decision is made… Which breed?  Which size?  Another decision that should be part of the process is will your new pet [...]

By | June 2nd, 2015|Home & Garden|0 Comments

Pruning Mature Trees

The team at Calibra Tree Surgeons, looks at pruning is the most common tree maintenance procedure.  Although forest trees grow quite well with only nature’s pruning, landscape trees require a higher level of care to maintain their safety and aesthetics. Pruning should be done with an understanding of how the tree responds to each cut. [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|Home & Garden|0 Comments

5 Tips for buying at Property Auctions

The first step is to find auction houses that sell properties in the area you're looking in. London auctions have properties in London and the Home Counties, but also some much further afield. Outside London, auction houses are more likely to specialise in local properties. Once you've found an auction house, get on its mailing [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|Home & Garden|0 Comments

Home: Burglar Proofing

Domestic burglary is a distressing and devastating crime which can have a significant impact on the whole family. Many burglars are opportunist thieves looking for homes or business premises that offer them the least risk of getting caught. If you’re starting to plan in your spring clean or DIY projects, add these simple security measures [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|Home & Garden|0 Comments

South East falls out of love with marriage as almost two thirds of unmarried adults vow they will never tie-the knot

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]New research published today (8 December) by the Co-operative Legal Services reveals that unmarried adults are falling out of love with the concept of marriage and those in the South East of England are least likely to ever enjoy a wedding day with almost two thirds (61%) unsure if they will ever get married. [...]

By | December 11th, 2014|Home & Garden|0 Comments

Affordability reality hits young homebuyers

Figures released yesterday from the National Association of Estate Agents reveal only 3% of homes sold in June were to buyers aged 18-30, research from Experian, the global information services company, suggest this could be due to young homebuyers severely overestimating the affordability of mortgages. The NAEA figures mark a steep fall from last August, [...]

By | September 2nd, 2014|Home & Garden|Comments Off on Affordability reality hits young homebuyers