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What is a thermostatic shower – How does it work

There are basically two ways to get your shower water to just the right temperature.  You can mix hot and cold water or you can heat cold water.  Most showers mix the hot and cold water feeds.  Thermostatic showers do it much more efficiently than ...

How to Build a Log Store – [Professional Guide]

Even though central heating must be one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century, lots of people still use wood as a fuel, which means that lots of people still need to store logs over the winter (and, indeed, the rest of the year).  If this ...

Top 7 Moisture-Loving Plants Which Thrive in and Liven Up the Bathroom

Plants look great in any room and can look particularly good in a bathroom, bringing a touch of softness to all the hard angles of many bathroom appliances. They also help to clean the air of both odours and chemical residue, which is arguably ...

Save the BEE and Save the WORLD

Over recent years, the environmental media has been buzzing with the news that the bees are in danger. That means the whole world is in danger. This is no exaggeration. Bees are essential for plant pollination. Plant pollination is essential to ...

The Best Multi Cooker Recipes

Multi cookers can have all different kinds of functions depending on their price point, however, they are essentially guaranteed to work as pressure cookers and slow cookers, so that’s what we’ll be focusing on. We’ll give you some handy tips for ...

How To Combat Hard Water

Although all water is H2O, there are significant, practical differences in the water found in different parts of the UK.  Scotland, the west of Wales and most of the north of England have what is called soft water.  This is water with a very low ...

Choosing The Right Taps For Your Bathroom

When we think of bathrooms, we probably think of the big features, namely the key appliances, toilet, basin and shower/bath, but actually, as is so often the case in life, the details can make a huge difference to both the functionality and the ...

How To Stain Teak Furniture

When young, teak has a natural, golden colour and over time, this fades to a delicate grey.  Many people find this ageing process very attractive and are happy to let time work its magic, but if you’re not one of them, then you can simply stain your ...

6 Ideas to Make Entertaining Easier – You Can Enjoy the Party Too!

No matter what the season, it is always the perfect time to have a party or gathering with your family and friends. It is fun and a happy place to be the hostess and at the center of all the laughter, food and smiling faces around. What you ...

How to Clean and Maintain your Rattan Garden Furniture

With winter on its way, it’s probably time you covered up your rattan furniture and put it back in storage again. However, you don’t want to put it away after a summer of hard wear and use without giving it a good clean. A lot of people just buy ...

How Garden Furniture Can Enhance Your Home’s Outside Design

When it comes to enhancing your yard, adding garden furniture can showcase your personality and bring joy to outdoor events. Family members will love sitting in a warm, serene space that lets them ponder on life’s activities. Or take a break from ...

How To Fit A Bath Panel – The Perfect Guide

While actual plumbing is generally best left to a professional, a competent DIYer can save themselves a bit of money by fitting their own acrylic bath panel.  Acrylic bath panels are mostly cosmetic in that they are used to hide unsightly plumbing ...

How To Care For Teak Garden Furniture

Garden furniture is exposed to the elements and in the UK that means it gets wet on a regular basis.  Many kinds of wood can really suffer from water damage, which is why much garden furniture is made of plastic.  Higher-end ...

How To Install A Shower Cabin Or Enclosure

 At a fundamental level, a shower cabin is just a very large piece of flat-pack furniture with connections to the water supply and sometimes an electrical connection as well.  When people are thinking about buying a shower cabin, they ...

The Ultimate Hot Tub Buyers Guide

In the UK, hot tubs have moved out of films and the homes of film stars and into ordinary homes and gardens. They help to improve our physical and mental health and can be great, social experiences. As hot tubs have become more and more popular, so ...

Installation Guide: How To Install A Steam Shower

When we think about bathroom luxury, one of the first things that come to mind is a steam shower. These units are available in several designs and made to suit all tastes. They can be installed with the help of a professional or can be done through ...

Pain reduction for rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis sufferer

Heat therapy utilizing complete body hyperthermia is a very famous treatment and has been widely used during the past several decades. Rheumatoid arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis are very complicated and dangerous conditions which are life ...

Water Conservation

With our planet being 70% covered in water it is hard to imagine ever running low. What many people don’t realize is only 1% of our water is readily able to be consumed. The rest has to be cleaned, sanitized, and/or desalted through an expensive and ...

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