Thursday, 15 November 2018

Category Archives: renovating a house checklist

Landlords: could you get a £28000 grant to renovate your buy-to-let property?
29 Oct
4:10

Landlords: could you get a £28000 grant to renovate your buy-to-let property?

Landlords with empty properties in the London Borough of Barnet are being offered cash grants of up to £28,000 to renovate.   The aim of the council offering the incentive is to bring empty homes back onto the market in order to house vulnerable families. Here, we explain how the scheme […]

The tasks you should tackle this spring
10 Oct
5:03

The tasks you should tackle this spring

Spring is here, which means it’s time to take stock of the dust, grime and clutter you accumulates at home during the colder months. Start the season right and get stuck into some spring cleaning. Professional organiser Lissanne Oliver says the warmer weather is an obvious time to tackle major […]

Use this checklist to prepare your home for winter
10 Oct
5:01

Use this checklist to prepare your home for winter

Checking your trees, cleaning your gutters and fixing leaks in your windows are among the tasks you need to do now to get your home ready for winter. (Steven Senne/AP) By Justin Pierce October 1 Homes need people. They deteriorate quickly when they’re not getting attention. I make a pretty […]

Amid open office challenges, GSA seeks ‘mixture of space’ in modern redesigns
21 Sep
8:40

Amid open office challenges, GSA seeks ‘mixture of space’ in modern redesigns

Best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne. Read part one of Federal News Radio’s two-part special report on open office designs in federal offices. For nearly two decades, the General Services Administration has been rethinking the design of government […]

How to become a landlord
20 Sep
8:35

How to become a landlord

If the idea of renting out property sounds appealing to you, then you’ll need to learn how to be a landlord. But what exactly is a landlord and how do you go about becoming one? In this guide, we’ll provide landlord advice concerning these key questions, as well as the […]

Brushed for success: Kutztown’s Radius achieving business goals tooth by tooth
17 Sep
8:09

Brushed for success: Kutztown’s Radius achieving business goals tooth by tooth

To some, picking a toothbrush is the most basic of decisions. But to dentists and people who obsess over their teeth, the choices are endless. Soft bristles or hard? Bent neck or straight? Manual or electric? The checklist goes on and on. In Kutztown, the toothbrushes manufactured by Radius Corp. […]

How an iconic piece of Presque Isle was restored
16 Sep
8:06

How an iconic piece of Presque Isle was restored

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A steel emergency intake gear tower, built in 1906, and removed in November 2017 from Presque Isle State Park’s Waterworks area, has been refurbished and reinstalled near its original ferry slip location. The iconic 33-foot-high structure, which has been mistaken as a lighthouse by park visitors […]

Update: House of Fraser delivery problems – your consumer rights
15 Sep
7:56

Update: House of Fraser delivery problems – your consumer rights

UPDATE 17 August 2018: House of Fraser announced yesterday evening it will cancel all online orders and refund customers after a dispute with its warehouse operator led to delayed deliveries. On Twitter, it said: ‘Due to delays with delivering online orders, we have taken the decision to cancel and refund […]

Final Round of ‘Shooter,’ HBO’s ‘Oslo Diaries,’ ‘Reversing Roe’ on Netflix
13 Sep
7:26

Final Round of ‘Shooter,’ HBO’s ‘Oslo Diaries,’ ‘Reversing Roe’ on Netflix

A critical checklist of notable Thursday TV: Shooter (10/9c, USA): In what we now know to be the series finale of the conspiracy thriller, Bob Lee (Ryan Phillippe) determines to take down Atlas for good, but can he rescue what’s left of his marriage? And look for Isaac (Omar Epps), […]

Tackling racism and other -isms via language
01 Sep
5:56

Tackling racism and other -isms via language

Student; activistCity: London, OntarioCountry of Origin: India As a 23-year-old, Sukhmeet Sachal has accomplished more than many do in a lifetime. Yet through all his achievements, he continues to embrace a humble demeanour. He is a budding benevolent leader who has a passion to make a difference in this world. […]