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Why you should regularly sweep your chimney
Tuesday, 23 Aug, 2016 – 11:58 | No Comment
Why you should regularly sweep your chimney

Wood burning fires are a classic and timeless part of any rustic home aesthetic but if they aren’t properly maintained they can become dangerous.

5 tips for implementing a recycling strategy at work
Saturday, 7 Nov, 2015 – 11:46 | Comments Off on 5 tips for implementing a recycling strategy at work
5 tips for implementing a recycling strategy at work

With the plastic carrier bag tax in full swing here in England, I’ve been thinking about recycling recently.
We do what we can at home to recycle as much as we can, and I’m fortunate that …

Tips for finding a reputable asbestos removal company
Sunday, 19 Jul, 2015 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Tips for finding a reputable asbestos removal company
Tips for finding a reputable asbestos removal company

I have to admit it. I’m a bit of a closet ‘Homes under the hammer’ fan.
And I can’t begin to tell you how much I’ve learned since tuning into this series on iPlayer.

14 ways to reduce indoor air pollution
Monday, 30 Mar, 2015 – 11:39 | Comments Off on 14 ways to reduce indoor air pollution
14 ways to reduce indoor air pollution

As you know, we run a couple of woodburners here at Chez Green, and although I wouldn’t swap them for the world, they DO produce a lot of dust and dirt.
Which is why I’m getting …

7 amazing upcycled crafts for Mother’s Day
Sunday, 8 Mar, 2015 – 18:56 | Comments Off on 7 amazing upcycled crafts for Mother’s Day
7 amazing upcycled crafts for Mother’s Day

It will be Mother’s Day soon and I’m all about the experience rather than the stuff.
If Little miss Green wants to give the bathroom a clean or give me a massage I’m one happy bunny.

How to dust and polish without using toxic chemicals
Monday, 23 Feb, 2015 – 8:50 | Comments Off on How to dust and polish without using toxic chemicals
How to dust and polish without using toxic chemicals

So far you’ve learned lots of recipes for keeping your home clean.
From the bathroom to the kitchen and laundry, you’ve discovered how to keep things fresh and sparkling without the use of toxic cleaners.
Today you’ll …

Homemade recipes for laundry
Monday, 9 Feb, 2015 – 8:50 | Comments Off on Homemade recipes for laundry
Homemade recipes for laundry

We’ve shared lots of recipes for cleaning your kitchen.
You’ve discovered how to make antibacterial cleaners, shine your sink and clean your oven without toxic chemicals.
Today we’re sharing tips on how to do your laundry without …

Household cleaning recipes for the kitchen
Monday, 2 Feb, 2015 – 8:49 | Comments Off on Household cleaning recipes for the kitchen
Household cleaning recipes for the kitchen

You’ve discovered which nasty ingredients you want to avoid, found safer household ingredients and got together a batch of supplies.
Now the fun begins!
It’s time to roll up your sleeves and experiment with making your own …

Basic natural household cleaning kit
Monday, 26 Jan, 2015 – 8:49 | One Comment
Basic natural household cleaning kit

You’ve all been waiting patiently to begin making your own household cleaners.
You know some of the nasties you want to avoid and today we’re going to talk about some safer alternatives.
Have a read through, then …

What motivates you to be sustainable?
Thursday, 22 Jan, 2015 – 9:23 | 5 Comments
What motivates you to be sustainable?

I don’t know about you, but I love to people watch.
I’m happy sitting at a table in a pavement cafe, watching the world go by.