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Of all the appliances in your kitchen, extractor hoods are the easiest to forget to clean, despite being among the dirtiest.
They exist to catch and trap grease, so while it might not be a pleasant job, giving the hood a deep clean will help to keep your whole kitchen cleaner in the long run.
Once you’ve mastered the deep clean, we’ve got a few tips that’ll help you keep it gleaming with minimal effort…
When it comes to planting in containers, bulbs are some of the easiest to grow and the most beautiful to look at.
What’s more, if potted correctly, they’ll bloom again and again, giving you years of enjoyment.
Here are some tips for getting the biggest, best, and longest-flowering blooms from your potted bulbs.
Heading off on a well-deserved break? The last things you want to be worrying are whether you forgot to set the burglar alarm, turn off the water, or will be returning home to a catastrophe zone.
Follow our guide to switching off appliances and make sure you’re able to properly switch off, and aren’t coming back to a nasty surprise...
Small kitchens don’t have to put limits on your culinary prowess.
Making the best use of every nook, cranny, tip and trick can help you to get the most out of your storage, surface and dining spaces without having to compromise on what goes in. The key in any kitchen – a room filled with hazards – is to keep everything neat, tidy and safe.
Here are our tips for cooking up a kitchen that maximises space.
Solar-powered lights are by far the most cost-effective and energy-efficient way to bring some illumination to your garden when the sun goes down. Not all of us have the luxury of being a landscape designer, so it’s tricky to know how to choose, position and maintain lighting to get the most out of your space.
If you’re trying to bake cakes with a not-so-well-stocked store cupboard, never fear. These easy ingredient swaps will help you make delicious buns without a last-minute dash to the shops…
There’s a titanic battle going on in your greenhouse.
While your pretty plants are popping up, pesky pests are ready to take them down. From weevils to whitefly – everyone’s looking for a slice of your harvest; nibbling leaves, sucking sap and causing a general all-round nuisance.
Fear not, we’ve got the lowdown on the perpetrators, and how to fight back…
Our very own Plumber, Marlie Packer is a key part of the England squad for the women’s Rugby World Cup 2017. The tournament is taking place in Ireland this month and England, the Red Roses, are the reigning World Champions so we’re all hoping that open side flanker Marlie will come back in September with her second winner’s medal.
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