Quiz: what’s your cleaning IQ?

Floors, oven, bathroom tiles… After years of running a household, chances are you’re a cleaning expert, but take our quiz to find out!

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3 simple lunch menus for easy al-fresco entertaining

Spend less time slaving over the stove and more time socialising with your loved ones by using our effortless ideas…

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Five steps for starting your own vegetable patch

Want to grow your own veg but not sure how to get started? Check out our beginner’s guide and you could be reaping the fruits (or, rather, veggies) of your labour before summer starts.

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How to introduce a new pet to your grandchildren

Your family dog or cat can teach your grandkids so much. Here’s how to make sure their friendship has the best possible start.

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A job a day keeps the spring clean away

Life’s too short to spend time doing a big spring clean. But if you do one deep-clean job at a time, you’ll have a clean house and a clearer diary.

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Six heartwarming dog stories to bring a tear to your eye

Who’s a good boy? Get a load of these inspiring pooches from around the world!

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Clean up after the grandkids in a flash

Got the grandkids over? Here’s how to have maximum fun with minimum clean up, no matter what the little monkeys get up to

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4 clever ways to remove pet hair from around the house

Pets are wonderful companions – but the amount of hair they shed can be frustrating. These smart tips will help you keep it under control.

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Getting your home ready for when the grandkids come to stay

Having the grandkids for a sleepover? Here’s the easy way to prep your home for the little people…

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Take the work out of housework

There's no need to break your back with our housework hacks!

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Show your home some Valentine's love

Whether it's your pride and joy or you need to fall in loive with your home all over again, February is the perfect time to treat your space to some TLC.

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Why you need to pre-spring clean

You can take the hard work out of the annual spring clean by making a start now…

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The big pre-Christmas clean-up

When the festivities get going there’ll be no time to tackle the mess, so get ahead of the chaos by following our guide to seasonal cleaning.

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Create a welcoming living room in the countdown to Christmas

It’s time to brace the main room of the house for the annual festive family invasion! Here’s how to do it like a pro hostess.

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4 hacks to tackle Christmas cleaning challenges

From pine needles to glitter – Christmas brings some tricky cleaning jobs along with all the fun. Here are four shortcuts to help keep those jobs, well, short…

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