What Breed of Dog is Right for You?

Buying your first puppy is a huge decision. A dog is a realty special part of the family, but you want to be sure that you are bringing the right dog into your family and that you all get along well. With so many different breeds out there to choose from it can be a minefield searching for the one that is right for you.   You have done all the research to find the best foods, the best sleep training routines and even bought one of these designer dog…

How Air Conditioning can protect against airborne allergies

Come the spring and summer months most of us are gearing up and looking forward to the signs of flowers appearing and trees coming back into leaf. For others it’s quite the opposite reaction. Although they are pleased that the winter is over, the appearance of pollen from Trees and Grass is on the way. About 13 million people in the UK suffer from hay fever and it is continuing to rise. The pollen from grass or trees (not flowers and is commonly thought) depending on the time of year…

Creating a Den for Your Teens

This year has been hard on most people, and one group that are finding lockdowns and the lack of social opportunities hard is the teenagers. Most teenagers like to get out and about and meet with friends and love interests so being told to stay indoors a lot of the time is hard for them.   If you have teenagers in your home, why not create them their own personal den that they can use to retreat to and chill out? Here are some good ways to make a special…

When the Pop stops and the TV career starts

Many Pop stars of the last fifty to forty years or so have been able to move on when the singing career comes to an end and branch out into other aspects of media. There are many examples of this where someone has made a name for themselves with a couple of hits and it is time to move on when they start to feel like they are getting a little bit too old for the game. You’ll still need to have a decent aerial connection to see them and…

Standard Safety for Gas Meter Boxes

Different things come to mind while purchasing the gas meter box. We should follow some safety measures while installing a gas meter box: ventilation resistive material insertion of box Image credit Correct Ventilation The ventilation should be minimum for the gas Meter box. This rule is a legal rule to install the box. The dangers of fire eruption are always higher in case of gas meters if you ignore the ventilation rules. The ventilation must be kept in the required range for the gas meter box, otherwise consequences may be…

Exploring Windsor and Eton

Most of us associate Windsor and Eton with the Queen and the boys school respectively, but these two towns both on opposite sides of the River Thames have a fascinating history, lots to see and do and are a fantastic place to visit. During the winter it is actually a great time to come and explore, as the busy summer period has calmed down and there are much less people around which means that there will be less queues, plenty of great places to eat out such as the Christopher…

When to know your Angio from your Gymnosperms

There are many types of trees. All of them need care and attention and they fall into two distinct types. It also happens to be the same as the hardwood, softwood debate that goes on around them. The names Angiosperm and Gymnosperm is the scientific name for the different types. Simply put Angiosperms are hardwood’s that use pollination to make more of themselves whereas the Gymnosperms are softwoods that use seeds. Angiosperms are deciduous, in other words they shed their leaves in the Autumn and grow them back. Gymnosperms keep…

How well do you know your lawn?

Our lawns are often left unattended until we realise that they have become overgrown. We then quickly reach for the lawnmower to give it a quick cut. That is as long as the mower is working. Of course if you need Mountfield Spares you can contact companies like DIY Spare Parts which will see your lawnmower in full working order again. Image credit   The grass that grows in our lawns is much more important than you might first think and here are a few lawn facts that will help…

Where does super glue come from?

There are very few ways to get metal to bond together successfully. It was a very real issue in the twentieth century from about the 1920’s onwards. Material that designers, architectects and manufacturers wanted to bond was seemingly impossible unde the existing ways of doing things. All this was about to change with the invention of what we call cyanoacrylate better known as superglue. Before the invention of this sticky stuff the only way that metals could be bonded was by overlapping and riveting pieces together (which was perfect for…

How to keep your carpet fresh for longer

There’s nothing like carpet underfoot for a warm and comfy feel, especially during the colder months. However, winter can take its toll on our carpets with heavy traffic and wet, muddy shoes. Here are some cleaning tips to keep your carpet looking great: Roller If your vacuuming efforts still leave the feeling that bits are on the carpet, such as hard to pick up crumbs and hair, for example, consider running a lint roller over any areas that annoy you. This will help to remove all those pesky little bits…