Archive for July, 2010

30 Jul 2010: Selling your house? Some tips on dealing with clutter

The photos in the estate agents’ window make the place look perfect. But what if prospective buyers calling round for a viewing find clutter and mess instead of gleaming perfection?

29 Jul 2010: Designer shopping bags from Strawberry Fool

Home accessory and lifestyle retailer Strawberry Fool likes to offer its customers stylish and yet practical products – and therefore this week it is promoting The Designer Shopper by Envirosax.

29 Jul 2010: Summer romance from Sparkling Direct

This week we’ve heard about an imaginative offer from Champagne retailer Sparkling Direct that fits perfectly with the ‘staycation’ mood of the times.

22 Jul 2010: Kingfisher sales are down again

Home improvement retailer Kingfisher Plc, the company that owns the B&Qand Screwfix, has reported a 0.8 per cent decline in second-quarter sales at stores open for more than a year.

19 Jul 2010: Sample interior design and spicy cuisine with Virgin Experience Days

Ever fancied learning more about interior design, or even designing your own home? Virgin Experience Days has a summer offer that could help you do just that.

19 Jul 2010: Enjoy some summer fun from

Here’s the best of IWOOT’s summer range with plenty to help you make the most of the sunshine and the warm weather – in your own garden, at the beach or deep in the countryside.

16 Jul 2010: Consumer watchdog warns on rogue kitchen, bathroom and bedroom traders

The Kitchen, Bathroom, Bedroom Specialist Association (KBSA) is warning consumers about the dangers of buying from rogue traders after a government-funded advice service reported close to a million complaints.

16 Jul 2010: Summer subscription deals at BBC Magazines

Looking for advice and inspiration to help you create your perfect home and garden? Here’s a suggestion: BBC Magazines is offering discount trial prices of five issues issues for £5 as part of its summer sale.

15 Jul 2010: Don’t miss clearance products at John Lewis

Looking for good deals on homewares? Try online department store John Lewis where, until the end of the week, a special clearance page on its website will let you check all the latest bargains in an instant.