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How to make the most of the Green Homes Grant

green homes grant

The Green Homes Grant is a government scheme that allows residential property owners to apply for subsidiary vouchers to pay for eligible energy-efficiency improvements on their homes. The vouchers can potentially contribute up to two-thirds of the total costs. The scheme is intended to motivate homeowners to adopt the installation of home insulation (including loft… Read more »

What’s the best way to carry boxes in and out of your loft?

Man with back pain

If you’re moving boxes in and out of your loft, or within your home, it’s essential to do it the right way. Back pain caused by lifting the wrong way is common and can be extremely uncomfortable but it’s also avoidable with the right knowledge. Here is some simple guidance from those lovely people at… Read more »

The Government Announced New Green Homes Grants Worth £2 Billion

green homes grants

In July, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced a new Green Homes Grant during his mini-budget. It’s part of a project to make homes greener wherein each household could save as much as £300 each. The idea behind this scheme is to also open up work for thousands of tradesmen, who have been… Read more »

8 ways you can support your kid’s learning during the lockdown

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We know that supporting a child’s learning whilst they are stuck at home is a big challenge. Let’s face it, we’re not all cut out for homeschooling our little ones, and even if you are, the more tips and tricks you can gather the better, right? If like us you’d like some resources but don’t… Read more »

A shelving solution for your loft–introducing web shelving

web shelving examples

Okay, so we have to be honest. We didn’t come up with this idea. Plus, we’re not the only loft storage solutions company offering it as a service. But, web shelving is becoming more and more popular as people are increasingly looking for ways of utilising their space. Space is premium, we know this really… Read more »

What kind of loft storage boxes should you use?

loft storage box ideas

We’ve talked about tidying, organising, and minimalism in other posts. However, we undoubtedly still have stuff we need to put away in storage so it would be useful to figure out the best way to store it all, right? Okay, let’s have a look at some options for loft storage boxes. Based on our years… Read more »

We’ve put together some tips on how to get your home organised in 2020

Getting organised in 2020

We have now entered a new decade and chances are, you will treat this as a fresh start and look at getting more organised in 2020. We’re hoping this article may be exactly what you need to kickstart your goal of being organised this new year. Before we can move on, let’s review the past… Read more »

How energy-efficiency upgrades like loft insulation can increase the value of your home

Properties for sale and EPC rating

Making energy-efficiency upgrades to your home will increase its value. They will also help you save money on your energy bills. Fact. Research by the UK Government and MoneySupermarket found that investing in your property’s energy-efficiency rating could make it worth 14% more on average or around £19,000 depending on where in the country you… Read more »

How to Get Free Loft Insulation

Free loft insulation providers

If you’re living on a state pension or your household has a low income then paying for energy-efficiency improvements may be out of the question right now. If you’re currently in that situation, then help is at hand and you might be able to get free loft insulation or get it at a reduced cost…. Read more »