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Fun In The Sun

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 23:13 Written by
During the summer months, there is nothing better than getting outside and soaking up the sunshine. The warm weather also provides the perfect opportunity for thinking about what you can do to make your garden area something truly special. Emily Williamson explores the ways you can design a great outdoor…

Private Paradise

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 01:18 Written by
Your outdoor area is the perfect place to relax, but it can be hard to do so if you’re being watched by nosy neighbours. Here, Alexandra Brocklehurst explores the different landscaping options available to help you create a private retreat in your own back garden. As larger houses continue to…

Pool Party

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 01:15 Written by
When it comes to toys and accessories, the pool is no longer just a kids’ domain – it’s time for adults to take the plunge and reclaim the waters! Hannah Pronesti introduces the latest pool gizmos and gadgets to keep the grown-ups satisfied. There are certain things in life that…

Let's Go Outside

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 01:10 Written by
If you have children, creating an outdoor space that is safe, fun and engaging is a must. From the classic swing set and sandpit to more contemporary alternatives, Lara Bailey explores the ways to create a child-friendly backyard without sacrificing on style. Many of us fondly recall afternoons spent in…

Hot To Trot

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 01:08 Written by
You don’t need a time machine to experience an authentic wooden hot tub. Alex Radwill from Ukko Saunas and Hot Tubs has seen a rise in the demand for traditional hot tubs, and here he speaks to Grace Dobell about why going back to basics with wooden hot tubs is…

Some Like It Hot

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 01:06 Written by
A heater is essential for getting the most enjoyment out of your pool, and there are several options available to suit your particular design. Kate Milton finds out how to turn up the heat year-round. Adding a heating system to your pool makes it more enjoyable to use, as it…

Hooked On A Feeling

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 00:56 Written by
Choosing a pool interior that looks good is a high priority, but what about one that feels good too? Kate Milton investigates different pool interior textures and how they affect your experience when swimming. During a holiday when I was a kid, my family and I stayed at a hotel…

What's Trending?

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 00:53 Written by
From striking finishes to artistic water, a pool no longer needs to be a purely functional aspect of your outdoor area. Homeowners are seeking pool areas that are truly spectacular, and with so many options, it’s time to get a little creative. If your pool area is in need of…

Life's a Beach

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 00:48 Written by
Stop dreaming of a tropical resort and turn your outdoor area into your own private paradise by installing a beach-entry designed pool! Bojana Lazarevska discovers how to create maximum impact without having to incorporate clunky pool steps. If you want your home to feel like a paradise, one that makes…