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How to take the best photos of your property
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How to take the best photos of your property

When it comes to listing your home a beautiful image can be the difference between someone scrolling past or clicking to make an enquiry.

How do I care for my winter woollies in spring?

3 minute read

As the spring weather heats up, it’s time for us to put away our coats, scarves, jumpers and boots and blankets once and for all. But how do you know if you’re doing it right?

Does your mattress affect your health?

3 minute read

How much difference does the perfect mattress make and how can we take care of it?

Quick DIY projects for the weekend

3 minute read

Whether you’re loving it or listing it, your home can always do with a little freshen up. Here are our ideas for jobs you can do this weekend to breathe new life – and value – to your slice of real estate.

How to prepare your home for guests in under 30 minutes

2 minute read

Caught off guard by imminent house guests arriving at your door? Don't stress. Here's how you can get your place clean, tidy and stylish in just half-an-hour or less.

The 5 cleaning mistakes you're making in your bathroom

3 minute read

Could you be guilty of committing these common bathroom cleaning crimes?

5 genius ways to get the most out of your candles

4 minute read

Is your home scattered with discarded candles that have seen better days? Follow these tips and you'll never go half-burnt again.

How to storm-proof your home

4 minute read

With storms likely to blow in with little notice, getting your yard in order ahead of time means avoiding extreme damage.

Get on top of winter cleaning

3 minute read

Much like season 8 of Game of Thrones, winter is no longer “coming” and is most definitely here. And while the cooler weather can bring with it lots of lovely cozy rituals (slow-cooking, guilt-free TV marathons and lots of red wine), it also brings with it a whole host of annoying household problems. Here we reveal the best ways to stay on top of seasonal domestic disturbances.

Are you using your dishwasher wrong?

3 minute read

We explain how to load the dishwasher, when to run it and whether or not it’s wasting electricity.

5 amazing interiors by British designer Tom Dixon

1 minute read

To celebrate the release of his new collection for IKEA, we take a look at some of Tom Dixon's most enchanted designs from all around the world.