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How To Choose The Right Driveway Material For You Home & Garden 

How To Choose The Right Driveway Material For You

How To Choose The Right Driveway Material For You Making the best choice amongst the various drive surfacing options There was a time when it seemed only concrete or tarmac was possible as a driveway surface. That’s all changed now of course with various options available including block paving and the versatile and hard wearing resin. Which is best for you? Your budget may govern your decision of course, but then so may your circumstances. Once you’ve decided which is right for you then the services of experienced driveway installers…

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Estate Agents: Why You Need One When Selling a Property Home & Garden Living in Essex 

Estate Agents: Why You Need One When Selling a Property

Let a property professional guide you through the selling maze With the widespread use of the Internet to promote houses and the plethora of TV programmes about property, you may be tempted to have a go at selling your property yourself to save money on estate agent’s commission fees. Before you take the plunge and try some DIY property selling it’s important to think carefully; what you might save on an estate agent’s fees could easily be more than swallowed up by unexpected costs of selling privately and maybe not…

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How To Find The Best Tanking System For Your Premises Home & Garden 

How To Find The Best Tanking System For Your Premises

Ensuring a good tanking solution as part of effective waterproofing If you’re about to create a basement space in your premises or are looking to remove damp issues in your present one, then an appropriate tanking system fitted by experienced professionals is a key part of ensuring good waterproofing. What is tanking? In a nutshell, it’s the application of a special coating to the inside of a basement to prevent water entering from the outside as it would otherwise do into spaces below ground level. It effectively makes the basement…

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Preparing Your Site For Burglar Alarm Installation Home & Garden Living in Essex 

Preparing Your Site For Burglar Alarm Installation

Whether you manage the security for your employer, own a commercial business or a residential property one of the best ways to secure your site is with the installation of a burglar alarm system. Your property, stock, machinery, resources, tools and equipment are some of your most valuable assets which you can’t afford to leave as easy prey for vandals and burglars. And with burglaries in the South East of England reaching an all-time high in 2018; it is more pertinent than ever to consider burglar alarms Essex as your…

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Tips to Avoid Getting Locked Out of Your Home Home & Garden 

Tips to Avoid Getting Locked Out of Your Home

Simple ideas to prevent the frustration and annoyance of locking yourself out There’s nothing more frustrating and annoying than locking yourself out of your house, and you can bet it’ll happen when you’re already running late or ultra-busy – times when such an inconvenience is especially unwelcome. The following may help you avoid that dreaded sinking feeling when you realise you’ve left your keys inside or mislaid them somewhere. Locksmith telephone number Firstly, prepare for the worst and have a backup in place in the form of the phone number…

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Essex Is Experiencing a Plague of Wasps Home & Garden 

Essex Is Experiencing a Plague of Wasps

Essex and other parts of the UK are experiencing more wasps than usual. The very warm summer and mild spring and natural two year cycle is boosting numbers. More uninvited six legged guests appearing in a wasp heavy few months Ask most people what their least favourite insect is and ‘wasp’ would likely be at the top of the list – indeed, the six legged striped stinger might even top a list of least favourite creatures full stop. Unfortunately, just lately Essex and other parts of the UK are experiencing…

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Don’t Let The Draught Ruin Your Lush Lawn Home & Garden 

Don’t Let The Draught Ruin Your Lush Lawn

The hot weather can put a strain on your grass so give it some help   The sunshine and dry weather usually means you can take advantage of your garden and enjoy it as a recreational space, but once we’ve had a few weeks of non-stop sun, high temperatures and no rain your lovingly tended green lawn can start to suffer. That lush look can fade to be replaced by a yellowy brown, bone dry expanse.   What can you do to keep it looking good?   Advance planning  …

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