Ian’s DIY disasters


We enjoyed Ian’s self-deprecation about DIY so much that we thought his comment deserved some time in the spotlight. So without further ado, we’ll hand over to Ian.


House hunting – how much will you compromise?

monopoly houses

Whether you’re a first time buyer or already on the property ladder, most of us have to make compromises when searching for our dream home. But how far should we go – and what aspects are we happy to sacrifice?


Computer says no to owning your own home

Fingers on sketch of home

They say that an Englishman’s home is his castle, but with mortgage lending hitting a 14 month low in September 2014, are we seeing a shift that means owning a home is fast becoming a pipe dream?


Have you been mis-sold green home improvements?

Drawing of a home with energy efficiency ratings

With the temperature set to dip from unseasonable highs earlier this week to more typical teeth-chattering January temperatures, the Office of Fair Trading’s report into the energy efficiency industry is timely.