Our top 4 garage storage solutions for awkward items

We’ve all got them, those essential items that are so awkwardly shaped it’s impossible to know how to store them. And for those of us who use the garage for storage, this can mean there’s always one corner (or more) that is a health hazard of jumbled scooters, bikes, rackets and snow or beach gear, to name just a few.

To help you get that corner of your garage under control, we’ve done some research and come up with what we think are the top 4 storage solutions for those things that just won’t fit in a box or sit neatly on a shelf.


Landscaping your garden to suit your life and your style

One of the most important things to think about when it comes to landscaping your front yard is that the plants and features you choose suit both your lifestyle and the style of your house. For example, if your house is modern, with clean lines and structured shapes, a garden full of vintage roses and flowering perennials is more than likely going to look a bit odd. And roses and perennials need a lot of attention, so if you haven’t got much time to spare, they’re probably not the plants for you.

In the following we set out some basic principles for planning your garden so you’ll end up with something that not only looks good but fits in with your life.


Tips for securing your home when you are away

Securing your home is vital to your peace of mind when you go away on holidays. House burglaries are often opportunistic in nature, with intruders quickly assessing that no one is home and making their move. In addition to installing effective security doors and windows, there are several other things you can do to keep your property safe and sound when you’re not home.


Choosing the right garage door for your house

Garage doors can be a significant part of the façade of your home, so as well as being functional they need to suit the style of your house and your preferences. It can be a surprisingly big decision. To help we’ve outlined some of the different types of doors you might consider.