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Christmas Tree Lights

How to Fix Christmas Tree Lights and Store Correctly

There’s nothing worse than unpacking all of your Christmas tree lights, only to find they are no longer working. They worked perfectly fine last year, and you thought you took good care of them in storage, but you plug them in, and they won’t light up. So, what do you do? Do you pop to…

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Christmas Lights Safety Tips

Who has put their Christmas tree and Christmas lights up already? Whether you are eager to start the festive season or prefer to wait till it’s almost too late to get them out, the holiday season is upon us and the shops are full of decorations to display in our homes. The majority of Christmas…

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Electric Blanket Do’s and Don’ts

Hands up who has been using their electric blanket already this winter? With the colder nights approaching many of us are turning to our electric blankets at bedtime or even electric throws to keep us extra cosy and warm whilst relaxing on the sofa. Electric blankets may keep us all warm and cosy, but have…

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Tips to Lower Your Electricity Usage

Now the dark cold months are in full swing, have you noticed an unwanted rise in your electricity bills? Darker days mean more lights are being used throughout the house and the cold temperatures have led to many of us giving in to putting the heating on and use of other heating appliances. If you…

Halloween

Have a Spooky AND Safe Halloween

The spookiest time of year is upon us with Halloween next week. The clocks are also about to go back so the nights are drawing in, with it getting darker earlier in the day. As we are getting into the Halloween spirit, with all things that go bump in the night, are you prepared with…

LED lighting

Should I Switch to LED Lighting?

You will not be the first homeowner asking yourself the question – should I switch to LED lighting? If you have still not made that switch, you may well be left wondering if the added expense of LED lightbulbs is really worth the hype and money. All of us are constantly searching for ways to…

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Revamp the Lighting in Your Home

Are you bored of the lighting in your home? As the nights draw darker, and with the run up to winter, are you wanting to be a bit more creative with your lighting, whilst ensuring you have adequate light to continue with your everyday tasks? Here are some creative DIY indoor and outdoor lighting ideas…

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Tips for Outdoor Lighting This Autumn

The sun may still be shining, but the temperatures at night are certainly a lot colder than what we’ve been used to over the summer months. Autumn is now upon us and although we still want to enjoy our gardens, the nights are drawing in and you can’t ignore the chill in the air. One…

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Reduce Your Electricity Costs This Autumn

With the kids going back to school in the next couple of weeks, the evenings will be getting darker, much earlier, and the temperature outside will be dropping. As a result, they will be spending more of their time inside watching television, doing homework on the computer and playing on their games consoles. With more…

fire safety

Fire Safety – How to Protect Your Home

Fire safety at home is extremely important, but it’s amazing how many people neglect it or do the very minimum to protect themselves and their family. Many deaths caused by fire in the home is often due to the lack of having working smoke alarms, which is such an easy thing to fix and keep…