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Transform Your Garden Area For Sport For Under £85

Transform Your Garden Area For Sport For Under £85

1 month ago

During the summer months, it’s a great time to take full advantage of the hot weather. No-one wants to be stuck inside with nothing to do, so we’ve put together some tips on how you can transform your garden or yard area for sport, whilst keeping kids busy until it's time to get back to school.

Revealed: Safest Cities In England and Wales According To Crime Data

Revealed: Safest Cities In England and Wales According To Crime Data

4 months ago

As the UK begins to reopen safely, you may be looking at the housing market for your next move. For many, this will mean a fresh start in a new city. Therefore, we took a look through the important data to determine that Plymouth is the safest major city in England and Wales, judging by eight factors.   These major...

4 DIY Interior Trends on a Budget

4 DIY Interior Trends on a Budget

5 months ago

Tik Tok and Instagram are awash with interior trends. Getting a professional to do the job or buying products online or in-store can cost a pretty penny, but if you’re crafty, creative and not shy of a bit of DIY, you could save hundreds of pounds by giving some  of these trends a go yourself.    Insulation Express has looked...

The Most Common Problems Highlighted in A Property Survey - And How You Can Fix Them

The Most Common Problems Highlighted in A Property Survey - And How You Can Fix Them

7 months ago

Insulation Express have discovered some of the common problems that are most often highlighted through home surveys and how you can fix them. We spoke to property experts who gave us their opinions on the problems they come across most often. We also looked at the average monthly search volume for a range of issues, showing which ones are being...

Revealed: The UK's Most and Least Renter-Friendly Cities

Revealed: The UK's Most and Least Renter-Friendly Cities

7 months ago

With private-sector renting prices hitting a record high just as the UK headed into lockdown, there's no denying that the current climate is a scary one for renters. But regardless of whether you're renting for the long haul or just a short period of time, you'll no doubt want to live in a city that makes it easier for you...

7 Ways to Have Fun This Summer

7 Ways to Have Fun This Summer

7 months ago

This summer is going to be different from any we’ve experienced before. As we ease out of lockdown, the country is still understandably very cautious, but also eager to begin enjoying some of the things we’ve missed for the past few months.    While you might not be able to take your usual holiday, there are still some holiday-type experiences...

7 Days Of Mindfulness to Beat the Winter Blues

7 Days Of Mindfulness to Beat the Winter Blues

9 months ago
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects around 3% of the UK population. This year, on top of the usual shortened days, and cold, dark nights, we’re also dealing with a global pandemic. Lockdown, the decreased opportunity for time outside and the extended periods without physically seeing or being able to touch others is compounding the effects.   Psychologist Andrew Bridgewater spoke...

 

Home Colour Trends

Home Colour Trends

10 months ago

Home Colour Trends DIY has seen a bit of a resurgence in 2020. With pandemic restrictions affecting the property market and large scale home improvements, many of us turned to DIY to help enhance the look and feel of our living space. Searches around DIY surged by 108% during the first lockdown and although they steadily returned to pre-lockdown levels...

The Great Indoors: 15 Ways to Have Holiday Fun at Home

The Great Indoors: 15 Ways to Have Holiday Fun at Home

1 year ago

With an estimated 19.1 million Brits missing out on a holiday abroad this year, there’s no denying that many of Brits are feeling deflated. So, to help, we have created the ultimate list of holiday and adventure-inspired activities to complete at home – and best of all, they’re all cost-friendly or free! Whilst obviously, these activities can’t replace the feeling...

The True Cost of Phil and Kirstie’s ‘Love It or List It’ Property Advice

The True Cost of Phil and Kirstie’s ‘Love It or List It’ Property Advice

2 years ago

You may be considering taking on a house renovation. But how do you know which renovations to focus on - from both a financial and happiness perspective? Luckily, Insulation Express have analysed every episode of season one to season four of Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer’s ‘Love It or List It’ to highlight the most profitable (and useful) renovations to...