Paper towel is very handy for wiping up spills, but it has other clever uses around the kitchen.
Almost everyone loves a cup of tea – including your skin and your garden! So, don’t throw away your used tea bags and leaves, put them to good use and try a few of these clever things instead.
They are essential when baking and one can even be very handy when cleaning your home. But what exactly is the difference between these three white powders? Read on and we’ll tell you.
Your dishwasher could well be one of the hardest working appliances in your home – but it can do so much more. Here are 8 things you could add to your next load.
There is a massive range of house cleaning products available, but don’t be fooled into thinking you need a different product for every part of your home. Here are 3 recipes for cleaning products using simple and inexpensive ingredients.
Pests in the garden are a natural part of the eco system, but this doesn’t help when they are chomping their way through all your lovingly tended garden beds. Here are 9 ways to get rid of them without using harsh chemicals.
Pop in a tumble dryer sheet when drying your washing on a rainy day and it will reduce static and leave your clothes feeling soft and fresh. But that’s not all they can do.
If your wardrobe space is limited, a great way to make more space is to do some seasonal storage. With the cooler weather approaching, it’s time to pack away those summer clothes to make room for the winter ones. Here’s the best way to do it.
Mornings can be a bit of a rush in most households. So why not check out our handy tips on ways to make those lunchboxes easier to organise – whether you are going to work or school.
Freezers are great for extending the life of certain foods when we’ve over-shopped! There are lots of things you can freeze to use later, but here are 5 things that shouldn’t be in there.
There are things we touch every day that should get cleaned on a regular basis but often get forgotten in our normal cleaning routine. Here are 6 items that may need some attention.
You can’t avoid soap scum in your bathroom (unless you ban everyone from using soap and water – not advisable, especially with teenagers!). But here are 5 ways you can remove it using ingredients you may already have around your home.
Because of the small amount of soil in a pot compared to a garden bed, pot plants can sometimes dry out. Here's how to help them to survive hot weather.
Eggs are extremely versatile – and so are their shells. Here are 4 helpful ways you can use them in the garden.
If you've got some tennis balls lying around the house, here are 6 unusual but useful ways to use them (and you won't need a tennis racquet!).
We’ve all had a blocked sink at some stage. Here’s how to avoid another one.
If your WiFi is struggling to keep up and moving at the speed of a tortoise, there are a few things you can try to improve its performance.
Looking after your clothes is good for your bank balance and the environment, so here are 8 ways to make them last.
Pool noodles are great fun for splashing around on a sunny day. But you don't need a pool to get some great use out of a pool noodle!
You're never going to get rid of dust completely, but here are 7 ways to keep it under control in your home.
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