Have you ever thought about how modern inventions have changed our home and lifestyle (usually) for the better? Or do you just take for granted how much easier creations from washing machines and microwaves through to mobile phones and MP3s have made our lives? Chances are it’s the latter – we use these items day-in-day-out but give little thought to how they landed in our hands or homes, or the difference they’re making to how we live. Below are 60+ inventions from the 1950s until the present day. Not all of them are still in use today, but they’ve all
Every three months we run a prize draw in which we enter everybody who has reviewed us online. The lucky winner this time is Mr. Patterson from Highbury Vale in Nottingham. Tony Dunn, Stormclad’s Sales Director, says, “It’s an absolute pleasure to present Mr. Patterson with his iPad because it’s through feedback like his that we’re able to continually improve our products and services.” If you have been a customer of Stormclad and would like to leave us a review then you can do this on Facebook, Google, Age UK and Freeindex. We’d love to hear from you and it
A conservatory is a popular extension for the modern home (70% of buyers said a conservatory made a property more desirable). Better yet, they can be built relatively inexpensively, providing extra living space for a modest sum. During the summer, they afford homeowners a means of enjoying the sunshine without exposing themselves to the outdoors – and, given the right insulation and glass, they can do the same throughout autumn and winter, too. Unfortunately when you open all your conservatory’s windows and the doors, the space can become a magnet for flies and other insects. If you find yourself sharing
We’d just like to say a big thank you to everybody who completed our recent survey. It’s very much appreciated because we are continually striving to improve our range of products and our customer service. Your feedback is instrumental in helping us do just that. The lucky winner of the iPad was Mr. Chinna from Derby who is pictured above with our Managing Director, Clyde Scothern. We garnered lots of invaluable information from the survey including three key stats of which we’re particularly proud. These are: 92% of our customers are either satisfied or very satisfied with their installation 95%
Originally written and published by sellmyhome.co.uk The Apprentice is back with a bang as another 18 contestants aim to win the opportunity to go into business with Lord Sugar. With luxurious accommodation, the candidates are surely living in style, but where exactly is The Apprentice house this year? Here’s the lowdown on one of the hottest properties on TV. The location Situated on John Street, Holborn, North London, this six bedroom house is a 6500sq ft. Georgian property boasting original period features, such as cornicing and dado rails. With refurbished contemporary interiors, the 54ft garden is ideal for private relaxation
Want to sell your home quickly? We’ve got some good news for you – chances are, you don’t need to invest in costly and time-consuming renovation projects, or chop the price of your home in half. Often, all it takes to boost the saleability of your home are a few quick, simple, and more importantly – cheap fixes – like painting the walls, clearing away the clutter, and giving it a really, really good clean.