How to clean your oven with minimal effort?

With temperatures set to drop as the colder part of the year slowly sneaks around the corner, your oven is about to get some action again. While summer calls for lighter dishes and al-fresco dining, autumn and winter are truly the seasons for mouth-watering roasts, indulging pies and crumbly quiches. And let’s not forget about…

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Why the perfect time to prepare for the cold weather is now?

Once the leaves start changing colour and the days get shorter you know what’s ahead – cold weather spells. While autumn is arguably the best season there is – with reasonably warm weather, refreshing wind and inspiring colours – once it arrives, we know the cold season is not far off. In fact, the majority…

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Gas Safety: Landlord Vs Tenant responsibilities

We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2019, taking place 16th – 22nd September. The annual Gas Safety week raises awareness of the importance of gas safety and taking care of gas appliances. Badly fitted, or poorly serviced gas appliances can pose a serious health and safety threat. They can cause gas leaks,…

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How to find a reputable plumber?

Finding a reputable plumber when there is a plumbing emergency in your home can be a challenging task. There is no time to shop around, ask the neighbours, and simply make sure you’re choosing the right one. Even if you’re in a hurry to have your plumbing disaster fixed, there are still a few quick…

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5 DIY home improvement books you need to buy right now

DIY home improvement books can be the perfect housewarming gift for a friend, or a present for your children when they move out of the family home. Or treat yourself to one, and unleash your inner DIY guru. Before you dedicate on buying a DIY home improvement book, make sure you know how to pick…

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What is a combi boiler?

Combi boilers have steadily taken over the UK market in the recent years. In fact, gas condensing boilers are the most popular choice of boiler in the UK. Combi boilers are popular for a variety of reasons, including that they meet the boiler efficiency regulations from recent years. Perhaps, at this stage you’re already wondering…

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Prepare your home for the autumn in 10 easy steps.

The wind is getting colder, and the days are becoming shorter – autumn is on the way. Before the leaves start covering the streets, and blocking your gutters, it’s time to prepare the house for the new season. Preparing the house for the autumn is a time-consuming task so we suggest you either do it…

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Rightio Road Runners raise £1177 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital

This August the Rightio Road Runners team took part in a colourful challenge, and completed the 5K Birmingham Big Fun Run, raising £1177 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital. The family-friendly event took place in Cannon Hill Park on the 24th August, and encouraged people of all ages to unleash their creative and fun side, while raising…

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Back to school home improvement ideas

Sending the kids back to school is a bittersweet moment. On the one hand, there is finally silence, you don’t have to come up with endless new activities, and you don’t need to hide in the cupboard, if you don’t want to share your snacks. On the other hand the house may start feel a…

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Common student housing problems and what you can do to avoid them

Imagine this: you just moved to your dream student house, the rooms are spacey, there is an equal ratio of bathrooms to people, and it looks like nothing can go wrong. Then things start breaking down. According to Save the Student  two major complaints students have about their accommodation are lack of water/heating (32%), and…

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