Eco-Solutions Home Strip Cleaners

Cleaning your home and hands during a DIY project can often be a bit of a toxic job, but we found Eco-Solutions Homestrip to offer a healthier way of doing things. Eco-Solutions is a leader in water-based paint strippers, hand cleaners, coatings removers, and other associated products. Chemical-free The Home Strip products are safe for people to use and free of chemicals such as Methylene … Continue reading Eco-Solutions Home Strip Cleaners

How to Grow a Wildlife Garden

One of the most enjoyable parts of sustainable living is merging your home with the natural world around it. Instead of seeing a house and its garden as a sealed-up, nature-free haven of concrete civilisation, you can incorporate your own needs into what already calls the land ‘home’. There are lots of things you can do to help nature thrive in your garden, and each of … Continue reading How to Grow a Wildlife Garden

How to be Happy: boost your serotonin levels through the day

Wouldn’t it be great if we could feel as good every day of the year as we do in the long, warm days of summer? Waking up to the sun streaming through your window is one the most mood-alleviating ways to start a day, and a good start sets the precedent for the hours to follow. To start: Go outside! If time allows it, get … Continue reading How to be Happy: boost your serotonin levels through the day

Commonly used Chemicals you’d best Avoid

Chemicals are everywhere: in the creams we put on our skin, on the food we eat, and in the homes we live in. Needless to say, they’re not doing us any good. You can avoid many simply by making informed decisions, because, thankfully, there are products out there that don’t include all of the chemicals listed here. See our top 5 ethical skincare brands by … Continue reading Commonly used Chemicals you’d best Avoid

How to get rid of Mould with the AURO Anti-Mould system

  AURO’s ecological, chlorine-free products give you everything you need to fight and prevent mould in a simple three-step system. Step 1: Mould eliminator # 412 AURO Mould eliminator is chlorine-free, and can be used on tiles, walls, wood, and plastic, both exterior and interior, and in damp rooms. It’s best to check compatibility in an inconspicuous spot before using it over an entire area. Spray … Continue reading How to get rid of Mould with the AURO Anti-Mould system

Mould: the causes, remedies, and preventions

Mould is a microorganism which spreads via spores floating about in the air, and which loves moist, warm, organic environments. It will only become visible once it has been growing for quite a while and you pull the sofa away from the wall in search of a missing sock. Where a mould infestation happens, it’s important to figure out the cause of the moisture and any invisible mould … Continue reading Mould: the causes, remedies, and preventions

The Health Benefits of Lemon and Ginger Tea

When you come to cast your mind back to the time before you started each day with lemon and ginger tea, you’ll wonder how you ever started your days at all. Coffee may satisfy an addiction, but it doesn’t quite match the feeling of on-top-of-the-world vitality that lemon and ginger tea will give you before you walk out the door in the morning. Strictly, lemon … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Lemon and Ginger Tea

Earthborn Ecopro Silicate Masonry Paint

Earthborn Ecopro Silicate Masonry Paint is a long-lasting alternative to conventional coatings and traditional lime-based paints. It’s a highly durable mineral paint, and dries to a classic, matt finish. It is especially suited to renovation work on historic and listed buildings. The silicate-based system forms a permanent bond with mineral substrates, so it will enjoy a very long life. The paint can be used on … Continue reading Earthborn Ecopro Silicate Masonry Paint

Rainwater Harvesting FAQs

What Happens when it doesn’t rain? If you’re using a full rainwater harvesting system, when there isn’t enough rainfall to keep the tank full the system will automatically take water from the mains, so a lack of rainfall will make no difference around the house. Is the water clean? Rainwater tanks are fitted with filters to keep debris and smaller particles out, so the water is clean. … Continue reading Rainwater Harvesting FAQs