February Advice & Gardening Tips February may not be the most conducive month for gardening but it’s a great time to grab your wheelbarrow and give your garden a tidy up ready for spring to arrive. You could start by:• Removing some weeds and installing some fresh landscaping fabric• Raking the soil ready for some fresh bark or top soil and turf to be laid• Make some space for some new decorative aggregates • Trimming hedges, pruning trees and blowing away the leaves• Putting another round of treatment on your... Read More
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Place2Be launched the first ever Children’s Mental Health Week in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health so that no child has to face mental health problems alone.  This year’s theme for Children’s Mental Health Week (1st – 7th February 2021) is “express yourself”, and we have put together our top 5 activities for children to express their creativity and feelings, and where you can find additional support for your children’s mental health.
After the indulgence of Christmas, we all look to tighten our belts and save some money. So, we are here to help – our DIY experts have put together some great money saving top tips to inspire you to make a start on your home improvements. Saving money on DIY projects doesn’t mean cutting corners. With some forward planning, research and taking some practical advice, tackling those long put-off DIY projects could be one New Year’s resolution that you could keep in 2021. Our Top 5 Tips 1. Cutting out... Read More
As it gets ever colder and the evenings get darker earlier, we’re reminded that winter has well and truly arrived. While you may prefer to spend your weekends sat in front of a cosy fire, ignoring those winter home maintenance jobs could cost you in the long term. You can potentially prevent costly damage to your property this winter with some simple home maintenance tasks. Let us give you some expert advice to help you make sure you have everything you need to get those complete all of your DIY projects.
Now is the right time to start that DIY project you’ve been wanting to do or even finish the some that you have already started! From refreshing the paint on the walls or doing a whole room renovation, let us give you some great advice and help you get what you need to finish your DIY projects, and make sure your home is ready for when your guests arrive. Declutter, Tidy and Clean We know, it’s not the most exciting of jobs, but it is a good place to begin... Read More
Do you really need to call a plumber or could you replace the washer yourself to fix a dripping tap? Why not check out our top tips for some common DIY plumbing jobs, after all what have you got to lose? It could even save you some money in the long-term.
Home security is important especially as the days get shorter, we have a range of products to help you make sure you can protect you and your family.
Here’s what we know so far about the Government’s Green Homes Grant Scheme which is being launched at the end of September, including how much funding you could get, what you can spend the funding on and how to find out if you are eligible.