There’s nothing worse than finding out you’ve got a flat tyre just before a planned outing, or even worse, having a blowout en route. Regularly checking your tyres is both sensible and can save you time and money. Here’s our guide to routine tyre maintenance. Continue reading →
It might not look like it from where you’re stood, but there is a chance of the odd day of sun this summer. When it does finally make an appearance, the nation will do what it always does and get the barbeque out of its cover for some alfresco dining.
House moves, along with weddings and new babies ranks among the most stressful of life events. But with a bit of organisation in advance, the actual move itself can be straightforward. Here’s our at-a-glance guide to boxing up and moving on.
It’s commonly held that your brand new car will lose half its value the moment you drive it off the forecourt. But some cars hold their cash value better than others. With the new car market starting to pick up, we take a look at which cars were the safest investments over the last 12 months and which have been the biggest money drains.
Identity fraud is on the rise, with the UK’s fraud prevention service CIFAS revealing that last year over 123,589 cases were recorded. In a digital age, identity theft is an ever present risk, and it pays to be on your guard against scammers and fraudsters trying to use your personal information for their personal gain.
With the budget biting and a triple dip recession predicted, all of us are tightening our belts as the squeeze on our wallets continues. But economic doom and gloom shouldn’t mean we can’t occasionally treat ourselves to the things that we love, so we’ve put together some money saving tips that will help you cut back so you can afford to splash out once in a while.
Car parks are prime spots for being the victim of perpetrator of an unwitting ding or worse. Negotiating tight spaces, poor parking, and a multitude of other vehicles all manoeuvring within a tight space means accidents are common. And if you’ve unwittingly caused minor damage, it can feel all too tempting to drive away without owning up. However, with cameras watching over most car parks, and other customers often vigilante, it’s imperative you do the right thing, or you could find yourself in a legal wrangle for a hit and run. Whether you’re the driver or the victim, here’s our ‘don’t panic’ guide to dealing with the situation in a way that keeps everyone calm.
We all like to think of our homes as a safe haven where we can relax, which is why, perhaps, accidents happen all too frequently behind closed doors. With more than 2.7 million people heading to A & E every year because of accidents in the home, making your home less accident prone could save you an unnecessary drama.
Petrol prices are a pain in the purse right now and we’re all looking for ways to cut our fuel bills in the home and in the car. But if you can’t cut back on mileage or swap four wheels for two, check out our top petrol saving techniques that you might not have already considered.