How To Look After Your Wooden Furniture

Wooden dining table and benches

If you have invested in wooden furniture, you need to know on how to prep and protect it. Here are a few tips on how to protect and maintain your rustic wood furniture from becoming damaged, stained or marked. Dust frequently You should dust your wooden furniture at least once a week, using something soft … [Read more…]

Are Spiders a Household Pest?

Black spider

We are in the midst of Autumn and apart from the crunchy golden leaves, comfort food and the night’s drawing in, there’s one thing that we aren’t loving: the spiders! Big spiders coming indoors! As the weather gets wetter and colder, house spiders are coming indoors in search of partners and shelter.  Despite the name … [Read more…]

How to Prep and Protect Your Garden This Winter

Frozen garden

The freezing cold weather and snow has just arrived in the UK, blanketing parts of northhern England in 8 inches of the white stuff. Weather forecasters are predicting a long, cold winter for 2016/17, so it’s time to start protecting your garden this winter. After all, a little preparation goes a long way! Artificial grass … [Read more…]

Why Conservatories Are Making A Comeback

conservatory

Conservatories become a sought after feature for canny homeowners Advances in technology and design have made conservatories a logical choice for people looking to add space and value to their homes. Conservatories first became popular amongst homeowners in the 1970s and 1980s, but they began to fall out of favour in subsequent years, with many … [Read more…]

Essex’s Booming Sewing Industry

Franklins Colchester

Family Firm Still A Favourite With Sewers, 60 Years After It First Opened Sewing as a hobby continues to grow in popularity and both hobbyists and professionals in Essex are well-served by family firm Franklins. Over the past five years, sewing as a hobby has soared in popularity. And nowhere is this more apparent than … [Read more…]

Finding Cheap Pallet Couriers To Europe

cheap pallet services

How the rise of improved business networks and Internet use has made access to cheaper European pallet delivery options possible. Explosion In Pallet Delivery And Increased Competition Helps Customers Save The rise in cross-border trade and Internet ordering has seen the movement of goods on pallets increase dramatically, and this has meant more pallet delivery … [Read more…]

Businesses Urged to Audit Fire Safety Equipment

Fire stars

Fire Authorities remind businesses that fire safety is their responsibility Cambridge and Peterborough is one of a number of fire authorities urging businesses to carry out regular checks – or face the consequences. Fire authorities across the UK are reminding businesses of their responsibilities under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 to ensure that … [Read more…]

Keeping Your Staff And Customers Safe

Busy pub scene

Health And Safety Responsibilities For Pub Landlords Pub employers must deliver excellent health and safety training to safeguard the interests of both their own staff and their customers. Being a pub landlord is a role that comes with tremendous accountability. Not only do you have the usual ongoing responsibility of looking after the health and … [Read more…]