Do’s And Don’ts In Upgrading Your Central Heating

Boilers and central heating are two phrases almost guaranteed to strike fear into any homeowner – and for relatively good reason.  Firstly, boilers always seem to have a mind of their own – and can almost be guaranteed to go…

How to Keep Your Heating Bills Low This Winter

In the UK, Winter is always a bit of a conundrum.  Will it snow? Will it just be horrible and grey and wet? Will we have to spend hours defrosting our cars or will we need wellies to wade through…

3 Great Reasons To Hire A Gardener

It’s really funny how we feel about our house and gardens.  So many people are very particular about their houses and will spend a lot of time and effort on sprucing them up and making the house look absolutely beautiful. …

Organisational Tips For Moving House

It seems to me that we have moved house FAR too often in the last few years.  We moved from Harlow to St Albans for work. Then from St Albans to Sleaford in Lincolnshire, again for work.  And finally we…

The Joys Of Writing – National Writing Day 2018

Many many moons ago I absolutely LOVED to write.  I’d spend hours and hours writing letters to friends over the long Summer holidays – copying articles from magazines I thought they like to read, making up poems and filling them…

Gardeco Swedish Torch Review

As regular readers of The Newby Tribe will know, a few weeks ago now we moved into our very first bought home and have been having a lovely summer spending time doing it up, painting, cleaning and generally sorting things…

4 Easy Ways To Refurbish A Bathroom

After a very, very, VERY long 7 months, I am delighted to announce that we are finally in our new house!  After one failed hour purchase and a lot of driving around the county, we have found our dream house…