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Best Parks In Essex To Enjoy With The Kids This Summer

It’s the middle of August, and we’re edging closer to the end of the summer holidays, so it won’t be long until the kids are back at school. This probably also means that you’re running out of ideas to keep them entertained. Sometimes the best activities are the simplest th...

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Daniel Brewer Are Proud Sponsors of Flitch Fest 2017

We’re gearing up for the August Bank holiday weekend, the final long weekend until the new year and also rounding up the tail end of summer. Although it currently already feels like Autumn, thanks to the typical British not so summery weather, there’s still time for the sun to come out. ...

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July's Roundup of Top Home Improvement Reads

Our Roundup of Top Home Improvement Articles For July This week we’re bringing you our favourite home improvement articles and blog posts from July. We have a mixture to share with you, from moving hacks to hats on the wall, here are our favourites! Summer Coastal Kitchen - Sand and Sisal ...

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Inexpensive Ways To Increase Your Home's Saleability This Summer

Summer is arguably the best time to be selling your home as the warm weather has a significant influence on us Brits. The added beauty of flowers and plants around your property and the fact that everything looks so much better in the sunshine makes the ideal selling conditions. With that said, we ...

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Earn Cashback On Your Home Purchases And More

Long time readers of our blog will remember our TopCashBack post from way back in 2015. TopCashBack is still a relevant and growing cashback website, but this time we thought we’d cover the other leader in UK cashback: Quidco.com. Two students started Quidco in 2005. Their goal was to save ot...

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6 Of The Best Walks in Essex

The weather is looking up in Essex right now, and what better way to enjoy the sunshine by exploring the walks we have available to us through the Essex countryside. We’ve picked our favourite nearby walks to take this summer from EssexWalks.com. Click on each title to learn more details abou...

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10 Home Improvements Blogs You Need to Check Out

The internet has a wealth of knowledge from both experts and enthusiasts of all areas, one of them being how to improve your home. Blogs are a great place to follow like-minded people in their journeys and projects, so we decided to put together a list of 10 of our favourite home improvement blogs ...

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5 Decorating Ideas for Your Teenage Son's Bedroom

Eventually, kids get to an age where they want to feel grown up, be grown up, and be treated like an adult. They start to re-evaluate their possessions and whether they would be deemed ‘babyish’ or not. It is inevitable that they will want their room to reflect their desire to be grown ...

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Things to Do in Essex This May Half Term 2017

Another school holiday is fast approaching, starting with what’s set to be a scorching weekend! It’s the perfect time to go outside, so we’ve gathered a list of events taking place over the May Half Term to keep you and the kids busy. City Camps – Chelmsford 26th May &ndash...

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7 Things People Forget to Buy for Their First House

Moving into your first home is an exciting and scary time. There’s lots going on, many things you need to finalise and a lot of packing to do! When taking all your possessions to your first home, it’s much easier to think about all the items you do own, rather than what you’re miss...

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5 Smart Ways to Store Kids Toys

When you have kids, it’s very easy to feel like their toys have completely taken over your home. And you’re probably right! Kids toys are bright, colourful, varying in size and certainly not easy to store, let alone tie in with the neutral colour pallet you chose for your living room. Y...

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The Best House Plants for Your Home

Having plants in your home is a proven way to clean the air and de-stress your environment. They’re also a great way to bring life and colour into a home. “But they’re so hard to keep and die easily” I hear you say. Well, not necessarily. We’ve put together a list of th...

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Spring Cleaning Your Home: Tips and Tricks

We’re now well and truly into Spring, and with this season comes deep cleaning the house. Some people revel in this yearly task, but quite a few aren’t so excited. You’d rather be spending your free time doing other things, right? With this in mind, we’ve gathered some helpfu...

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Essex Easter Bank Holiday Events for The Kids

Are you looking for fun things to do with the whole family this Easter bank holiday weekend? We’ve gathered together a list of the best things to do in Essex during the holiday. From egg hunts to meeting baby animals, there’s something for every family. Marsh Farm Easter Eggstravaganza ...

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How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Quicker

If you ask someone what’s the biggest debt they have, or want to pay off, most will say it’s their mortgage. It’s something that looms over us for decades. Paying it off early would be amazing, but many feel that being mortgage free quicker is out of their grasp. However, paying it...

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7 Home Maintenance Tips You Didn't Know About

As a homeowner, there is a long checklist that you need to tick off each day, month, or year to ensure your property is properly maintained. We complete these tasks to save time, money, and future headaches! These various tasks can be intimidating – especially if you’re a new homeowner ...

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Finchingfield, Saffron Walden, and Felsted Named in Top 15 Places To Live

For those who live in Saffron Walden, Felsted, or Finchingfield, you’ll be pleased to hear that your area has made it into The Times top 15 places to live in East Anglia. Yes, the Sunday Times has proudly mentioned these areas as some of the best places to live. With comments such as “i...

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Things To Do In Essex This Spring

The beginning of this week marked the official start of Spring. This means the long, cold nights are behind us (hopefully) and we can look forward to longer, warmer days ahead. But what’s the point in having better weather if we can’t do anything with it? That’s where we come in. ...

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A Checklist For Moving House

Moving house is a huge task, and there is a lot to remember. More often than not, we tend to forget a few things until the last minute which can increase stress levels and make your move day extremely chaotic. The purpose of this post is to cover the main points to consider when moving to make the ...

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New Design Trends For 2017

Bringing The Outdoors Inside The outdoors naturally appeals to humans. Outdoor elements like the sky, water, and earth make us feel calm, collected, and refreshed from the man-made world. That’s why these features are making an appearance in the latest interior designs, bringing nature into...

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The Effects of Mould in Your Home

Mould is a non-scientific term used to describe many types of fungi found both indoors and outdoors. Actively growing mould damages whatever material it lives on, but it requires moisture to do so. Although some fungi are useful – like yeast, mushrooms, and some cheeses – mould is defini...

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The Top Ways To Attract Wildlife Into Your Garden

As Spring approaches, more and more homeowners are looking at their gardens and wondering where to start. Winter has done its damage and left your garden looking dull and lifeless. Luckily, Spring is the season of new life and growth, so it’s the perfect time to make a start on your garden fo...

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7 Frequently Asked Questions From Home Sellers

When is the best time to sell my home? This cannot be answered with a simple answer as every real estate market is different. Therefore, the location of your real estate community and other factors need to be taken into consideration before generating an answer. However, in most cases, spring mont...

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8 Indoor Activities To Do in the Winter

“There’s no such thing as bad weather, there’s just weather and how you respond to it.” It’s January, it’s winter, and that means it’s cold, wet and not suitable for outdoor activities. So, when all outdoor activities are out of the question, we turn to ind...

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Things To Know When Living Alone

Unplanned Expenses When living with your parents, many items such as toilet roll, milk, bread, toothpaste, washing up liquid and things similar seem to just always be around. When you live on your own, though, these items will disappear extremely quickly. You’ll soon realise shopping is not ...

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New Year's Resolution: Getting Fit at Home

There are many great reasons to belong to a gym: personal training, gym classes, equipment use, and so on. A gym membership, however, is not a necessity for getting fit. Working out at home can be just as effective as going to the gym (sometimes even better), it is an excellent way to get in shape ...

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Creating Space In Small Houses

Under The Bed For the majority of small houses, the most difficult place to find space is in the bedrooms. This is for one main reason; the bed takes up most of the room. Whether you can fit a double bed or just a single, a large percentage of the floor space is filled with bed. Fortunately, there...

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12 Essential Tools Needed as a Homeowner

Becoming a new homeowner is an eye-opening experience, especially if it’s your first time living on your own. Gone are the days where you can call your landlord or the maintenance man to fix a problem that you’ve come across, now you have to solve problems on your own. Luckily, with the...

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Home Maintenance Tips This Winter

Clean The Fireplace and Chimney Throughout the hotter months, you probably do not use or even think about your fireplace. However, as winter approaches, the fireplace and its comforting warmth pops into our minds very quickly. The only problem, though, is the dirt, dust and debris that has accumul...

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What to Do in Essex This Christmas

Victorian Christmas Fair "Enjoy a traditional Victorian Christmas fair in the atmospheric surrounding of the Guildhall, with our lovely Christmas tree and festive decorations. We will be showing you how the Victorians liked to celebrate with a variety of characters from the period. Dickens will be ...

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A Guide for First-Time Sellers

Becoming a first-time buyer is a very big deal – it is just as much exciting as it is stressful – with this being said, being a first-time seller can be just as big a deal. There are many different stages to work through during this process and it is extremely rare to go through it witho...

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Things to Consider Before Renting

Renting can be just as stressful as buying if you do not take certain procedures. And, as over a third of homes in England and Wales are rented, there are a few things you need to know. Renting a property isn’t always as simple as choosing a place you like, settling in and paying the rent. Th...

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Getting Preapproved for A Mortgage

Buying a house isn’t as simple as searching for a home you like and getting a mortgage, there are other key elements involved in the process which need to be completed before you purchase a property. In general, there are three main steps to complete before you can successfully secure a mortg...

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How to Improve Your Credit Score

Your credit rating can determine your ability to borrow money. It can be the difference between getting accepted or rejected for things like credit cards, loans and mortgages. For the best chance of receiving a good mortgage offer, you need to have a relatively good credit score. But, if your credi...

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A First Time Buyer's Guide to Success

Buying your first home is probably the largest investment you will ever have to make at one time, so it is vital you get it right. For a first time buyer, the idea of purchasing can be very daunting and definitely intimidating, but with a few tips and tricks you should hopefully feel a little more c...

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How to Add Curb Appeal to Your Property

Homes with high curb appeal will usually sell quicker at a better price than homes without. A well-maintained property makes a great first impression to buyers so make sure they know you look after your house from the first second they set eyes on it. There are dozens of ways to increase the curb a...

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A Guide to Saving for Your First Home

Buying your first home is a wonderful achievement but, no matter how easy or difficult it is for you, it is a long process and you need to consider a range of factors. One of the first steps to think about is saving. You will not be able to climb onto the property ladder if you do not have a large ...

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Why Is My Home Not Selling?

There is nothing more frustrating for a seller than having a property on the market that just isn’t selling. The first question that comes to mind is, “Why is my home not selling?”; is the market going through a dry spell or is it something closer to home that’s affecting you...

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Top Tips to Attract Property Buyers

Although spring is known as the most successful season when it comes to property sales, it doesn’t mean that’s when you should start marketing your home. You need to begin preparing the marketing and advertisement for your home as soon as you can. But what do you need to do to capture t...

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How To Make a Small Room Feel Bigger

Size isn’t everything. But, when we think of a small room we immediately think of a cramped, unwanted space that isn’t big enough to become anything stylish or to be proud of. Can we do anything to change this mind-set? In fact, we can! With a few tricks and adjustments, you can make th...

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How to Become the Perfect Student Landlord

Letting to students, like anything, has its positives as well as negatives. To make sure the pros outweigh the cons, however, there are a few considerations that have to be taken into account as the landlord. The decision to let to students can be the perfect option for landlords as you can be sure...

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Why is it Important to Work with Professional Estate Agents?

Many people may think working with an estate agent isn’t cost effective and they can do just as good of a job on their own. This may be the case for a minor percentage of people looking to sell or buy a property, but on-the-whole, this process is underestimated. Before you decide to go solo, h...

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The Home Buying Process

Buying a home is one of the largest financial investments you will have to make in your life. It is not a quick process as there is a lot to consider and think about. It could become difficult to even know where to start, so we have created a step-by-step process to make it slightly easier for you. ...

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Things to Do in Essex This Summer

Once school is over and the sun begins to come out more frequently, the days become a lot longer, hotter and better. With this, they demand to be filled with fun, exciting activities throughout the summer. Here we have just a selection of the vast amount of interesting activities you and the whole f...

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Recent Customer Feedback

It is always wonderful to hear feedback from our customers on how we’ve helped them and how they’re getting on. This family, in particular, showed us an overwhelming amount of appreciation and gratitude after experiencing the following process and we are extremely glad and grateful that ...

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4 Simple Ways to Enhance Your Garden For The Summer

The warm weather is finally here and your garden still needs a few finishing touches. Whether you want to sell your house ready for the summer months or you just want to enjoy your garden in the hot weather, these tips will help you improve your garden to get the most out of it.   Flowers Th...

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6 Ways To Keep Your Tenant Happy

Every landlord is fundamentally looking for the same sort of tenant. One that can pay bills on time, keeps all maintenance they’re responsible for up to date, and above all else, one that causes as little problems as possible. What many landlords don’t realise is that most tenants are e...

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How to Utilise Your Spare Room

When selling your home, it’s vital to make the most out of all the space available as this can increase its overall value. When enhancing a property before putting it on the market, many people forget about their spare room. The spare room is a room found in many homes but is rarely found bein...

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Top Tips When Moving Home

Moving house can be extremely stressful and if you’re not prepared it can be a very daunting and busy time for you. Regardless of how well you plan, you will end up completing last minute jobs, these will be the jobs that stress you out the most. Below, we have devised a few tips to reduce the...

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Top 6 Real Estate Myths

When a person hears the same story over and over again, they begin to believe the story is true. This can explain the vast amount of false accusations floating about in the real estate industry. Real estate myths have become far too common, but with a proper explanation they can easily be resolved. ...

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Top Tips to Make Your House Valuable and Sellable

Are you waiting to sell your home but you just don’t seem to be getting any potential buyers? You may be missing out on a few key factors that will help you sell your property for a good price and in quick time. Ultimately, allowing you to move on to the next stage of your life as quickly as p...

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To Rent or To Buy?

Purchasing a property is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever have to make, it is a huge investment so it’s important to account for all the pros and cons of owning before taking the leap. Is it the right decision for you right now – or would you be better off renting...

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Home Improvements Tips

Once the purchase is finalised and you have your home, you’ll need to focus on making it your own and maintaining it. Personalising your property can be one of the most satisfying processes, just one small change can turn a house into a home. There are hundreds of ways this can be accomplished...

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How To Make The Most Out Of a Small Room

Sometimes a small room can be slightly overwhelming - you want it to look good, but at the same time keep it clutter free. We’ve put together a list of a few ideas that we think can help you make the most out of a small room.   Mirrors  Mirrors are a great way to fool the mind int...

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House Surveying - Explained

Do you need a house survey? Surveys are essentially an overall checkup of the ‘health’ of a given property, in a matter of words it tells us the exact structural state of the property. Due to the nature of the survey, they usually go about when a property is about to be sold to ensure th...

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Catering For A Healthy Active Lifestyle In Our Area

North East Essex has many benefits; not only does it spoil you with incredible scenery wherever you may look, it also offers countless opportunities for you and your family to live a healthy and active lifestyle. It doesn’t matter where you turn, our area has something for everyone in terms of...

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Schools: How Well Are They Performing In Your Area?

Schooling is a very important part of anyone's life, it moulds you into the person you are today. As well as challenging and improving your academic skills, it also helps develop social skills with class mates and interactions with adults (teachers). This is why it's imperative to choose the correct...

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Housing Trends: Is There A Best Time To Buy?

Making the decision to buy a home is probably one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make as a person. Location is a huge consideration when making this huge purchase, some would say the biggest factor, but there are other variables to consider. Timing. Will you benefit from waiting and c...

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8 Things To Love About Living In A Rural Area

Have you ever thought it was time for a change from the city life? Of course, Uttlesford isn’t completely full of rural surroundings and does have some semi-rural parts to it. This being said, The Rodings, Finchingfield and Stebbing are located in Uttlesford and these places definitely sway mo...

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What Do You Need To Know While Preparing To Sell Your House?

Parting ways with your home and opening it to be viewed by the general public can be a stressful and emotional process. The house needs to look pristine for potential buyers, and you need to slowly start detaching yourself from the home. Prepare yourself with these simple tips that can make your hou...

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10 Inspiring Dining Room Ideas

Dining rooms can be luxurious and spacious areas where you can have your meals away from the heat of the kitchen. If you are looking to redecorate, we have picked the best 10 dining rooms to give you inspiration. 1. (Image Source) Adding a splash of bright colour may be exactly what you need to l...

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7 Reasons To Relocate To Dunmow

When thinking about moving, always consider the pros and cons of where you are relocating to and how it will affect you and your family’s life. Whether it’s places to go, people to see, or things to do, Great Dunmow has it all. Family Outings - Hatfield ForestGreat Dunmow is an up and c...

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DIY Ways To Improve Old Furniture

Sometimes our furniture can end up looking a little worse-for-wear, and we can be faced with a dilemma: do we throw these items out and buy new furniture, or do we put up with what we already have? There is a third option that is becoming more popular, and that is restoring old furniture. Although t...

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Things To Do In Essex This Christmas

Christmas is of course the most wonderful time of the year, and with Christmas comes lots of fun, festive activities and events for you and your family to do, especially throughout Essex!   Christmas lights turned on in Dunmow - Friday 27th November (5.30pm) Get into the Christmas spirit by ...

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5 Things To Remember When Packing For Your Move

Packing for a house move can be just as stressful as the move itself. Packing, organising and shifting all of your belongings from one house to another is exhausting, so prepare yourself and make your move easier by keeping in mind these 5 tips!  1. Be Prepared Weeks before you start mov...

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The Best Websites For Buying Furniture Online

Shoppers today have a huge choice when shopping for new furniture, whether that’s looking online or visiting a brick and mortar store, which we know can be a little stressful- so we have put together a list of our favourite websites to purchase furniture from. Quick Facts about Wayfair: -&...

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10 Things To Remember When You Rent

Renting a property can be stressful and intimidating, it’s important to understand how you can get the most help from your landlord and your letting agent. Asking the right questions and preparing before looking at and renting a property are sure to help you have an easier renting experience. ...

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10 Easy DIY Home Improvements

Looking for quick and easy ways to spruce up your home? We have compiled a list of the most popular and exciting ways to give your house a face-lift, without causing too much stress and effort!   Keep the front door fresh by painting it- choosing to paint your front door a bright and fresh co...

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Autumn Getaways in Essex

With temperatures dropping and winter just around the corner, autumn is the perfect time to take a well-earned break. Boasting two airports (London Stansted and London Southend), in addition to well-linked trains and buses, getting to and travelling across Essex couldn’t be easier. Offering ev...

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September Property News/Blog Roundup

Warming property markets, hotspots for investors and scrutinizing of the buy-to-let scheme: this month’s round-up looks at the property market’s highs and lows. Here are some of the most interesting stories from September.   UK housing supply shortage makes Britain a hotspot for r...

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Focus on Uttlesford: Zoe's Coffee Shop

Zoe’s Coffee Shop is located in Dunmow high street.  The décor is contemporary and provides a relaxed atmosphere to watch the world go by whether having a coffee on your own, or lunch with friends. Zoe's Coffee Shop treat everyone with a warm welcome.   They focus on providin...

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5 Tips for First Time Buyers

House hunting for the first time can be an intimidating prospect for many first-time buyers. Whether it is understanding just how much needs to be saved, understanding what you want in a property, or making an offer, the process can be overwhelming. We have compiled a list of 5 tips to make your jou...

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August Property News/Blog Roundup

House prices dropping, ex-council flats being sold for over £1m, homeowners staying quiet regarding crimes and more – the month of August was an interesting one to say the least for folks who keep an eye on the UK property market. Here are some of the most important and remarkable bits o...

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Focus on Uttlesford: Sugars Cafe Bar

Sugars Café Bar is located in the parade of shops adjacent to the new Takeley Primary School in Priors Green. Open from early until late every day, Sugars is what it says in its advertising – café by day, lounge by night. Boasting an extensive menu for either breakfast, lunch or ...

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Cocktails And Mocktails For August Bank Holiday

The UK’s final bank holiday of the summer is on Monday 31st August making it a great time to relax and catch up with friends and family. If you plan on turning the holiday into a BBQ party at home (weather permitting!), why not try these cocktails and mocktails to ensure both kids and adults h...

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July Property News/Blog Roundup

Need an update on the current events of the UK housing market? The following round-up of posts from July will give you a good overview of trends to watch out for.   UK House Prices Rise But Autumn Will Be The 'True Test' May ended with the average UK home costing £274,000. The house pr...

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Things To Do In Essex This August

Now the school summer holidays are in full swing you are probably looking for some fun activities for you and your family. Luckily Essex has a lot to offer this coming August and we have listed some events that may be of interest to you. For a full schedule of whats happening in Essex be sure to vis...

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TopCashBack.co.uk - Get Discounts & Great Cashback Deals On Purchases For Your Home

We’re always on the lookout for ways to help our blog readers create their ideal homes through design inspiration posts and by recommending websites we believe will be of interest. So when one of our readers reccomended a website site that provides great deals and discounts that homeowne...

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June Property News/Blog Roundup

Here’s the latest and most important news and articles from the UK’s property industry from the month of June.   High Demand Means House Sellers Refuse To Cut Prices: Reduction On Asking Amounts Slumps To Five-Year Low The average price of houses advertised online decreased last ...

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10 Home Decorating Resources

We have put together another great list of resources, this time the list contains 10 websites that will guide you and give you some inspirational ideas with regards to decorating at home. So if you are planning a DIY refurb of your home, or maybe just revamping a single room then our list below shou...

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Why I Love Uttlesford - Rosalind Towns

In the first of our "Why I Love Uttlesford" features, Great Dunmow Primary School Deputy Headteacher Rosalind Towns talks us through what it is about the area that stands out for her.   What area do you work in? I work at Great Dunmow Primary School in the quaint town of Great Dunmow.  ...

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May Property News/Blog Roundup

The UK elections are over – and in May it didn’t take long for many to see the Conservatives triumph affect the UK property market. Will the election have a lasting positive effect on the country’s housing market? Read our round up of the latest reports in the industry.   In...

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10 Inspiring Living Room Ideas

In most homes it is the living room where you will more often than not spend your relaxtion time, therefore it is important to create an environment that you will enjoy spending your time in. We have collected 10 impressive living room designs from across the world to give you some inspiration....

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How To Smoothly Move House With Pets In 4 Steps

Moving to a new home may sound exciting for you and your family, but its probably the opposite for your pets. Cats, dogs, and other furry friends love sticking with something they’re familiar with – the layout and routes around the house, feeding and playing time, scents and sights, etc...

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April Property News/Blog Roundup

With April now behind us, please see below our roundup of the news/blog posts from the property industry that you may have missed last month. Included are findings from surveys by Nationwide and Halifax and also an interesting blog on how a young lady has changed her lifestyle to save up a deposit t...

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Your Mortgage Questions Answered

A few months ago we asked our Facebook and Twitter followers to email us their Mortgage related questions. We have teamed up with Enable FLP Ltd to get those questions answered. We will be doing another Q&A session in the coming months so if you have any questions that have not been answered bel...

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Summer Gardening Inspiration

The sunshine has made a welcome appearance in the UK this week, which means its a great time to start breathing life into your garden. If you’re on the hunt for gardening inspiration and helpful information, look no further. Here are our top 10 UK gardening blogs that will educate, entertain, ...

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Focus on Uttlesford: Square 1 Restaurant

Now open for over 7 years, Square 1 Restaurant is run by Spencer and Claire Hewitt who also own Square 1 Cafe in Debden, Saffron Walden. The Square 1 ethic follows some simple rules: Make it Fresh, Local, Inspiried, Modern, Uncomplicated & Delicious! Spencer and Claire have an enthusiastic an...

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8 Ways To Increase The Value Of Your Property

You don’t have to empty your savings account just to increase the value of your home. With the following 10 tips, you can boost the value of your property without breaking the bank.   Seriously Consider A Loft Conversion Want to add 12.5% to the value of your home? According to a surve...

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February 2015 Top Blog/News Post Roundup

Please see below the news stories and blog posts from the property industry that have caught our eye this month. Anything we have missed? Let us know in the comments section! UK Property Market: Number Of Mortgage-Free Homeowners Now Outstrips Those With Property Loan The number of homeowners wh...

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10 Technology Upgrades To Consider For Your Home

If you are a technology fan then this blog post is for you! We have collected a list of 10 bits of technology that would be a great addition to any home. Some have made the list as they will help you save energy, whilst others are just expensive tech toys!   Rainwater Harvesting System A rai...

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Focus on Uttlesford: Foort Tayler

Foort Tayler is a busy solicitors practice in the heart of Great Dunmow. They offer legal services in Family Law, Residential and Commercial Conveyancing, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Wills and Probate and they also offer a Mediation service. The firm has seen fantastic growth over the last few years...

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Must Read Property Blog Posts From January 2015

With a plethora of property related content uploaded daily, there are simply not enough hours in the day to read it all! We have picked out 5 industry blogs post from January that you may have missed, and in our opinion, are worth a read. As always, we'd love your feedback in the comments below. ...

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Top 10 UK Property Blogs You MUST Follow!

Want to keep up with the latest trends and updates on the property market? Looking for a thorough guide on selling or buying a home? Or perhaps you want to increase your property’s value without sucking your finances dry? Here are the 10 UK property blogs to keep you in the loop with the late...

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2014 CM6 Property Market Infographic

Take a look at our infographic which gives you an overview of the CM6 property market in 2014, and also some comparisons to 2013! ...

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Must See Celebrity Homes

Below we have listed 10 awe inspiring celebrity homes that you simply must see, however if you are an envious person you should probably close your web browser now! With a combined value of over 100 million dollars, these celebrities have gone all out on the homes they spend their time in away from ...

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Focus on Uttlesford: Lisa Jane Harvey Hair and Beauty

For this months Focus On Uttlesford blog we caught up with Lisa Jane Harvey and spoke to her about her newly designed and decorated salon. “As we enter our 4th year as a salon we have grown from strength to strength so to thank you all I wanted to offer you a little piece of luxury... I took...

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Our Top 10 Interior Design Website Reccomendations

Looking for some decor inspiration? Worry not, we have compiled a list of 10 great interior design websites that contain all the information you could possibly need to inspire your next room upgrade. These regulary updated websites offer design ideas for every room of your home, with a wealth of ima...

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Focus on Uttlesford: F J Staines Footwear

F J Staines Footwear is situated in the heart of Great Dunmow. They sell Mens, Ladies & Childrens footwear, along with sundries, handbags, scarves & jewellery too, perfect for that little gift. Brands stocked inc: Startrite, Clarks, Caprice, Gabor, Kickers, Fitflop, Birkenstocks, Loakes, W...

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10 Bathroom Ideas To Inspire You!

Is your bathroom due an upgrade? Looking for some inspiration? We have compiled a list of 10 bathroom ideas from around the internet to set you on your way! Let us know your favourites in the comments section, alternatively if you dislike any of them let us know why.   Small Bathroom W/ Ove...

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Focus on Uttlesford: The Flitch House

Following the success of the Cork House in Stansted, Andy Coleman launched his second restaurant in 2014 after spotting a gap in the market. At the Flitch House, a trendy new wine and tapas bar in Great Dunmow, a stylish interior accompanies a relaxed atmosphere, and the spacious yet intimate restau...

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Focus on Uttlesford: Hunters Hair Specialists

Hunters Hair Specialists is a Hair Salon based in Great Dunmow that has been successfully open for 5 years. Hunters recently took on a new approach to their hairdressing after carefully analysing what their clients’ needs were. With this knowledge they developed the Hunters Hair experience an...

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Solar Panels: Are They Worth The Outlay?

The solar panel industry is enjoying an upsurge. Nowadays, people are installing bigger systems – from 3kWp to 4kWP being the average size. With the installation costs going down and panels experiencing a 50% reduction in cost, it’s of little surprise that more and more people are making...

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10 Home Improvement Disasters

If you have a few home improvements on your list for this coming weekend, we advise you to take your time and concentrate. Hopefully your DIY work will turn out a bit better than the images below! Had any of your own DIY disasters in the past? Let us know! I’m not sure if taking a bath or h...

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10 Ways You Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint At Home

Carbon Footprint – This pertains to the amount of carbon dioxide you release into the atmosphere, it is the result of just about everything you do…and it can greatly contribute to climate change. For homeowners who’re concerned about the environment, here are 10 things you can do...

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Win A Luxury Hamper Worth £100

We are giving away a luxury hamper worth £100 to one lucky winner! To enter all you need to do is follow us on social media and post a photo of one of our boards with the hashtag - #danielbrewerComp. If you don't follow us already, you can find us on Facebook , Twitter or on Instagram (daniel...

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10 Stunning Kitchen Designs For Your Inspiration

We set ourselves the task of picking out 10 stunning kitchen designs from around the internet. We hope that you'll find inspiration from our selection! We would also love you to leave your opinions in our comments section at the bottom of this post. Unified Yet Dynamic Combining different shades...

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Focus on Uttlesford: Bellus Boutique

Great Dunmow is home to the original Bellus Boutique with its sister store situated in Halstead. They are a ladies and gents clothing boutique with a high street price point and stock brands such as Vila, Vero Moda, Motel, Selected Homme & Femme, Glamorous and Sister Jane. Bellus Boutique cater ...

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How To Present Your House To Potential Buyers

When you put your house on the market, you expect it to sell. But when you’re selling something, there’s always competition. Read the tips below and learn how you can create that irresistible feel for your home – putting you head and shoulders above of other home sellers. Keep It ...

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