There are many good reasons to try to reduce your energy and heating bills over the winter. Firstly, of course, it is important to reduce the amount of money that you are spending on any bills, but another good reason is to reduce the amount of energy which we are using in general. This, in turn, can help to reduce the impact that we are having on the environment which is another excellent reason to try to save energy.
As the nights grow darker and the days get colder, now is the time to start prepping your home for the winter months. Here at Propertynews.com, we have compiled a list of ways that you can prepare your house for winter!
Propertynews.com have teamed up with Electric Ireland to highlight the different energy wasting items in your home and how to save on your utility bills. There are several items in your home that are quietly draining electricity and running up costs that could be avoided. By making simple changes to energy consumption throughout your home, you may be able to reduce your energy bills and live smarter.
Energy-efficiency may not be top of your list when moving into a new home, however, in the long run, it could save you much-needed extra cash for those DIY jobs and any new décor that is needed. Local energy company Electric Ireland share their #SmarterLiving energy-saving tips to get you off to a good start […]
Moving to a new home? Needing to save money by doing some of the DIY yourself? Local energy company Electric Ireland share a few #SmarterLiving hacks for making some all-important home improvements. 1. Nail It When it comes to DIY in the home, a first step should be finding the right tools for the job. […]
To celebrate the launch of the #GreatBritishBakeOff, we’ve got some incredible kitchens to share! From extra-large islands to statement appliances, Neolith worktops and black sinks, we’re presenting the top kitchen trends for 2018 you need to know about. Larder Love Larders have been gaining popularity for some years now but for those who can only […]
CIH (Chartered Institute of Housing) Northern Ireland has been rolling out its innovative ‘Learning 2 Let’ landlord training programme across the country since early 2016. But if you’re a private landlord and you haven’t already attended this course, the good news is that a number of new courses have been announced, starting in September and […]
Harvey Norman has just appointed Trish McCartney as its new Contract & Commercial Interior Consultant for Northern Ireland. Based in the Harvey Norman’s Boucher Road store, Trish works closely with developers, interior designers and homeowners to furnish rental properties, show houses and apartments. Before joining Harvey Norman, Trish worked as an interior designer for 20 […]
Moving to a new house can be an arduous task but when you are downsizing from a family home with lots of space to a smaller property, it can be even more daunting. However, with some planning and consideration about what you need, you will find that ‘right-sizing’ as opposed to downsizing can be a […]
April is Home Improvement Month and while we will all be hoping to turn the heat down a notch or two, there are some steps you can take to help reduce your energy bill. OFTEC Ireland, which represents the domestic oil heating and solid fuel industry, has put together this useful guide to mark Home […]