Why You Should Buy Unseasoned Firewood for Your Log Burner

Posted on February 15, 2019 at 9:59 am

If you were to choose between seasoned and unseasoned firewood, you would definitely go for the former. This is for obvious reasons. Seasoned firewood is what almost everyone uses. Now, here comes a surprise for you. Unseasoned wood has as much benefits as seasoned wood has. Why don’t you stand aloof from the crowd and try this? This article explains why you should buy unseasoned firewood for your log burner. 1. It burns slower How boring can it be when you just start a fire and within five minutes, all the wood has burnt up! You will have an extra task of adding wood every few minutes. This is the tussle you won’t have to go through with unseasoned firewood. It burns slowly and calmly; giving you enough time to... Read More »

Planning a Budget for Christmas Early

Posted on August 9, 2018 at 3:51 pm

Preparing for Christmas 2018 means you need to make a budget – and stick to it! By creating a budget, you can see how much you’ve got for all your expenses. Allowing you to commit to setting aside a bit each month for your festive spending. Start by working out how much you’ve got coming in every month. This can be wages from any jobs or any benefits you receive. Next, work out what you spend every month. To do this, you’ll need to write down all your household expenses and bills. This includes bills such as your rent or mortgage payments, gas, electricity and water bills, and council tax payments. You also need to include any insurances you pay for, including car, contents, buildings or life insurance. Don’t forget... Read More »

Tips on choosing a log burner for your living room

Posted on July 20, 2018 at 8:55 pm

A large number of people still choose to invest in log burners as a source of heating, not just for the traditional warmth they bring, but due to fluctuations in fuel, oil and electricity costs. Especially in times of crisis, people tend to return to fireplaces, a traditional heating method. As the technology advances, log burners are certified by the EPA, providing cleaner air at home and producing higher efficiency, however, before choosing a log burner there are a number of key points to keep in mind. Sizes Standard sizes are small, medium and large and one manufacturer will likely cover all sizes and heat outputs, such as Yeoman Stoves who offer one of the biggest collections out there on the market today. Small stoves can heat a family room... Read More »

Hunting for the cheapest Easter Eggs

Posted on March 17, 2018 at 4:09 pm

Easter egg hunting is a pretty fun activity for kids and adults alike, but it doesn’t begin in parks, gardens or fields. It starts in the supermarkets! At this time of year, it’s important to start looking at the supermarkets that sell the cheapest Easter eggs. There will always be fluctuations in prices depending on where you buy your Easter eggs, so hunt down the cheapest now and stock up before the prices pick up. If you’re not fazed by big brands like Nestle or Cadburys, why not pop to Aldi or Lidl where you can buy milk chocolate at a third of the price! Or if you already know what eggs you’d like to buy, why not head online to see if there are any deals running right now.... Read More »

Ground and flooring options for your garden

Posted on December 29, 2017 at 4:24 pm

Understanding each of the many ground and flooring options for your garden is pretty important, but the options will, of course, depend on the area you’re looking to cover. There are various factors that you can consider when choosing the best flooring option for your garden, and we’re going to run through some of the general and less typical options. Concrete: This option is broadly preferred by homeowners because it gives an appealing layout to a given garden, but it’s not the most imaginative by any means. With a concrete area, you’ll need some potted plants or perhaps even some floor paint to create a more desirable finish.