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Now You’re Talking: Your Guide to Smart Speakers

Digital assistants are taking over US, British, Canadian and Australian homes. Chances are you or someone you know has had a recent conversation with Siri, Apple’s virtual helper, or Alexa, Amazon’s version. In fact, there are now four AI voice assistants available – Microsoft’s Cortana is less well-known, but Google Assistant is also a big player. So for […]

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Your Guide to Skylights

With an array of skylight designs now available, I take a look at what you need to know before making your choice.   A skylight is a glazed aperture or window in a roof designed to let in natural light – no technical jargon there. But now that the market offers so many designs, how do you […]

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Buyer’s Guide to Garage Doors

The garage door, along with the front door, is a focal point of many homes. It’s expected to do its job, but its looks are neglected. A garage door is no small feature, though, and it’s often either part of, or right at the front of the house, so not paying attention to its appearance can compromise […]

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Buyer’s Guide to Front Doors

Whether you’re renovating or building a new home from scratch, it’s important to choose an entrance that looks good, offer security and performs well. Here’s what you need to know before buying. When it comes to choosing a front door for your home, there’s a fine balance to achieve between performance/security and aesthetics. Whether you choose an […]

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How to Choose Patio Doors?

There is such a huge choice of patio doors available, it can be hard to know which is the right for your home – this guide takes you through the options. Patio doors come in many styles, materials, and configurations. Some tend to be better suited to traditional homes, whilst others are the mainstay of more contemporary […]

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How to Prevent a House Fire?

Fire is one of the scariest and fatal tragedies that can hit home. Preventing house fires from starting or spreading is the wisest decision you will make for your home and the safety of your loved ones. It is always good to plan for handling fire hazards, but it’s better to prevent it. Following the proper safety protocols, […]

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