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Not just good on fish ‘n’ chips, but windows too

Not just good on fish ‘n’ chips, but windows too

Tips to clean windows

You really begin to notice those grubby windows once the sun comes out and highlights every smudge. Here is a simple, cheap and eco-friendly way to get those windows shining again. You”ll need

  • a cup of water and
  • a few tablespoons of vinegar

Just use some cheap distilled vinegar. Apart from putting it on your fish and chips, vinegar has other uses. None of …

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RTE seek homes for new Interior Design Programme

RTE seek homes for new Interior Design Programme

Designer interior

We just want to send you a little reminder about RTEs new interior design show! Don’t foget what I said last week!!! i.e. The makers of RTe’s popular interior design programme ‘Showhouse’ are in the process of bringing us a new interior design programme called “My Showhouse” where professional designers attempt to give real people’s homes the same wow factor as a show home.

However …

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The low down on Stoves and Boilers

The low down on Stoves and Boilers

Stanley Stove

We have had quite the warm summer so far but it”s never too early in the year to start thinking about purchasing a stove for the winter months.

So, why all this talk about stoves in the first place? I love my open fire and would be hard pushed to wave good bye to it any time soon. However having said that I have heard stoves …

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Is barbequing allowed on balconies?

Is barbequing allowed on balconies?

Balcony Barbeque

Here is a question I would love to know the answer to…is barbequing on your balcony allowed? Now I have seen others in my complex use barbeques of all different shapes and sizes and I haven”t noticed anything in my leasing terms about BBQs being prohibited. But if you can”t even put a clothes horse out on your balcony nowadays would I really be allow …

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Bifinett sandwich maker only €8.49!

Bifinett sandwich maker only €8.49!

 Bifinett sandwich makerFor less than a tener appliance of the week this week has to be the Bifinett sandwich maker. For only €8.49 (seriously fantasic and seriously good value!) you can get this non stick sandwich maker in Lidl. If you”re not looking for a sandwich maker Lidl have some other great offers this week which include food processors, blenders, pressure cookers… the list …

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How to replace cracked or damaged tiles

How to replace cracked or damaged tiles

Replacing cracked and damaged tilesKitchens and bathrooms are prone to those annoying cracked tiles. Over time they gather dirt and grime and germs fester. It”s best to repair it as soon as possible.

Whatever you do, don”t try getting the tile out by hacking away at it with a hammer or screwdriver. You may just break even more tiles, or worse still injure yourself. If you …

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Household Gadget of the week:  BBQ Meatball basket

Household Gadget of the week: BBQ Meatball basket

MeatBall Grill BasketSince it is BBQ season we are all trying to find ways of cooking our favourite foods on the ‘Barbie’. Well for all meatball fans out there your search is over.

You can get this stainless steel cooking gadget or probably better described as a cooking utensil that can cook up to twelve meatballs on your BBQ at any one time. All you have …

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Only 3 weeks to go to IKEA!

Only 3 weeks to go to IKEA!

Stylish IKEA Kitchen

Cannot wait until IKEA arrives in 3 weeks? Don”t know how to abide your time until then? Well, if you are planning to revamp your kitchen or if you wish you could redesign your kitchen why not become your own interior designer with the use of IKEA”s room planner tools.

What am I taliking about? Well, IKEA has some easy to use software that …

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Good as new! Plastic patio furniture.

Good as new! Plastic patio furniture.

Cleaning ladySo your patio furniture has been sitting in the rain and mud in the garden all winter. The sun is out and you finally get a chance to use it. The problem is that it”s pretty manky and looks like it might take a lot of work to get it back to its original freshness. Well fear not. A simple, cheap and effective cleaning …

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