If you find yourself reading this article you could well be moving out soon and wondering about end of tenancy cleaning prices. There are lots of companies that specialise in end of tenancy cleaning but as we will see standards can vary a lot and price really does matter if you are to be sure you…

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Although cash in hand can seem like a neat, efficient way to pay your domestic cleaner, this method can have its downsides as well. It’s important to make sure you understand everything about paying cash in hand, including the negatives, the technical details and your responsibilities as an employer, before you decide if it is…

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As we begin a new year we think of new resolutions and new ambitions to pursue throughout the year. Whether its career goals, making more time for family or friends, every year we set out with the vision to be more successful in these areas. In the end, it’s up to us whether we want…

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The kitchen is at the heart of everyone’s home. For many it’s the place where people gather – for family meals, dinner parties, or a coffee and a chat with a friend or neighbour – and that’s not to mention all the family cooking that goes on every day! With people constantly coming and going it can…

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Anyone who watches the TV period drama series Downton Abbey will know that in times gone by a housekeeper was a woman of some power amongst the domestic staff that lived downstairs in the great houses of yesteryear. Nowadays there are fewer grand households like that depicted in Downton Abbey and it is only the super rich that need…

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The traditional besom had two uses, at least in the hands of a witch. She could use it to sweep the dirt floor of her hovel or she could fly on it over the mountains to meetings of her coven. It is difficult to imagine the besom’s more hi-tech and efficient successor, the vacuum cleaner,…

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The ostentatious limousine pulls up and out steps the starlet. As the cameras flash, she flashes her smile and diamonds and slowly walks towards the cinema for the premiere of her latest movie. Every inch of the way she is on show. This moment has taken hours of preparation, with her stylist, publicists and hairdressers…

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