17Apr/18

Tips to Revamp your Kitchen on a Budget

Changing the look of your house doesn’t come cheap and the kitchen is an example of how spending money on buying white goods can mean your decor takes a budget cut. However, everything is not lost. If you are looking to give to your kitchen a new lease of life here, are some tips that will help you to get a brand new kitchen all while sticking to your preplanned budget.

Painting Furniture

Who said you needed to get rid off your furniture to make your kitchen look fresh? If your furniture has not lost its functionality but you’ve simply grown tired of how it looks, a lick of paint could be just the trick. If you are not quite sure about the colour you should pick, we advise you to go for light colours since they will make your kitchen appear lighter and bigger. Upcycling your furniture is a …

15Mar/18

4 Ways to Recruit New Talent to Your Engineering Firm

Recruitment is one of the trickiest aspects of running an engineering firm. The good news is that “tricky” doesn’t have to equal “impossible,” especially if you’re willing to take the following tips to heart. Here are just a few ways to make bright young stars want to come and work for you!

1. Create a Corporate Culture

Quick! Describe your brand in three words. Was it more difficult than you thought? Did you find yourself searching for terms that weren’t generic or bland? If you don’t have a strong sense of corporate culture, you’re missing out on the chance to recruit people who are intrigued by that kind of workplace.

2. Offer Incentives

There’s nothing wrong with throwing in some freebies to sweeten an employment package. You don’t have to promise the moon; you can just guarantee something small yet desirable like a personal parking space for workers who reach …

24Feb/18

A beginner’s guide to double glazing

Double glazing is the most popular type of window in the UK, but how much do you actually know about double glazing?

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Here is a beginner’s guide to double glazing.

The basics

Double glazing is made up of two panes of glass, and between the panes, there is a gas or air filled space. This helps to insulate your home, as the space helps to trap heat, stopping cold air from coming into your home and warm air from escaping.

The extra insulation can also help to reduce outside sound, which is particularly useful if you live in a noisy city.

The history of double glazing

It is difficult to imagine a time before double glazing, but in reality, double glazing is a very recent invention for the UK. Modern double glazing was first created in America in the 1930s, but it didn’t arrive in the UK until …