Whether you think they’re tremendous or tasteless, lots of us like to spread a little Christmas spirit by hanging lights and otherREAD MORE
Wrapping your car in large sheets of solid-coloured vinyl is a popular way of changing your cars colour without an expensive paint job.
Thursday, 15 August 2019 16:31:30 Europe/London
The electricity and outdoors don’t mix well.
That’s a problem, because as the Great British summer draws on, more people want to get out in their gardens. But wet and windy conditions pose a risk if you have electronic devices around.
People have always tried to make their gardens more attractive, functional and comfortable. And for a lot of people, that means bringing power to patios, play areas and garden sheds.
Whether it is... READ MORE
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 11:36:21 Europe/London
It looks like it is getting warmer just in time for Glastonbury and the rest of the festival season.
If you have ever put on an outdoor party, festival or another outdoor jamboree, you will know that crowd safety is paramount.
Outdoor events can attract big crowds, especially if it’s hot. But thousands of revellers and a bunch of temporary structures dramatically increases the risk of injury.
These kinds of parties rarely go off with... READ MORE
Friday, 24 May 2019 09:25:59 Europe/London
You will no doubt have noticed the white, boxed tubing that runs around the walls and floor of your office building, and possibly wondered what it was for, apart from tidying away all the cables, such as network cabling, running to all the PCs. This plastic, hollow tubing is called cab... READ MORE
Thursday, 2 May 2019 12:15:27 Europe/London
It is that time of year again. Easter is over and the bank holidays are coming thick and fast.
What are your plans for the Early May and Spring Bank Holidays? If you don’t fancy a hungover weekend or watching a box set marathon, then we suggest a good DIY project to help keep you busy.
We love DIY. A successful project is great for improving brainpower, confidence and overall wellbeing.
Below, we have suggested a few pro... READ MORE
Friday, 22 March 2019 14:08:55 Europe/London
Along with the wheel, the lever and the paperclip, Velcro is in the category of simple yet brilliant inventions.
It probably didn’t change the world, but Swiss electrical engineer George de Mestral must have wondered why nobody had the idea before when he noticed hooked burdock seeds clinging to his coat in 1941.
Velcro has two main components. One linen fabric strip with tiny hooks that latch on to the softer loop fabric strip. These t... READ MORE