The benefits of a glass splashback in your kitchen

Although it may not exactly be the most exciting thing in the world, having a glass splashback in your kitchen comes with many benefits that you wouldn't get without one.

First of all, we'll take a quick look at just what a splashback is, for those of you who aren't sure.

Properly cleaning and caring for your BBQ hot plates

When the sun comes out, it often brings with it an increase of trips to the beach, sales of suntan lotion rising, and an astounding amount of ice cream vans roaming the streets.It also calls for one of this country’s favourite past times – a good old-fashioned BBQ.

You don’t have to have the latest model on the market at your disposal, or have to have the greatest cooking skills – all you need is a reliable BBQ, a few good friends and family, and some food.

One of the things that can turn a BBQ from a delectable delight to a disaster, mind, is the hot plates which you use with your trusty old BBQ – it is the main thing that helps to correctly cook your food, after all. Hence, here are some of our top tips on how to correctly clean and care for your BBQ’s hot plate, starting with a rather obvious one.

Choosing an outdoor awning

The weather has been glorious lately, and we can't say that we blame you for wanting to make the most out of the outdoors. However - there are going to be times when the weather isn't exactly 100% as you'd like it. It may be that it's just that little bit too sunny, is raining despite being warm, or anything inbetween.

If this is sounding familiar to you, it may be time to purchase an awning. An awning is a form of secondary covering which is attached to a building, which acts as a shade. They're often found over doors or windows, or can sometimes stretch across a full wall.

Choosing the right basin for your bathroom

Without a basin, practically every bathroom in existence would be useless. Where would we wash our hands and clean our teeth?!

Imagining the world without basins aside, ensuring you have one that perfectly suits your bathroom is essential. If you’re feeling a bit stuck for choice when it comes to purchasing your new basin (and we can’t say we blame you, there's tonnes of choice out there!)

To help you get one step closer to the bathroom of your dreams, here’s our handy basin buying guide.