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   Mar 27

Is it Worth Having a Wool Mattress too?

There is no dispute as to the advantages of wool bedding. A pure wool duvet, pillow or blanket is incredibly comfortable and conducive to a great night’s sleep. In addition, wool is hypoallergenic, kind to the skin, able to maintain a stable body temperature, and highly durable. So is it worth going all in and [...]

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   Mar 18

Wool Bedding is not just for the Winter

Wool is a wonderful material for bedding. Fewer things are as warm and cosy in the winter than a wool duvet. Being snug and warm in bed, while the wind howls outside and snow lies on the ground is a great feeling. However, that doesn’t means that wool bedding is only for winter. The summer [...]

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   Mar 10

Log Making Tips: getting the most out of your Log Maker

If you own a Log Maker, or are thinking of buying one, you will want to know how to make the most use of it. Of course, a log maker is incredibly easy to use and it doesn’t take much practice before you can quickly make your own logs. However, there are a few tips [...]

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   Feb 28

Some Eco Friendly Laundry and Cleaning Products

Doing the laundry and cleaning is not a job many people enjoy. Worst of all, cleaning is also one of the least eco friendly of chores. All the hot water, electricity, detergents and cleaning products means washing clothes and cleaning the house can be pretty unkind to the environment. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be [...]

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   Feb 02

The True Cost of Home Heating

Recycling paper and cardboard into burnable fuel in a Logmaker makes sense for anybody that has an open fire or wood burning stove to supplement their home heating. The cost of home heating is now quite staggering, with huge price rises in recent years seeing the cost of staying warm almost double in a little [...]

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   Jan 31

Looking after Wool Bedding

Wool has so many advantages more and more people are returning to this natural and eco friendly bedding. With the ability to keep you warm when it’s cold, keep you cool when it’s hot, and with anti-bacterial and hypoallergenic properties, wool bedding is perfect for adults and children. However, what puts some people off is [...]

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   Jan 29

Going Green on a Budget – Eco products under £20

One of the main arguments some people level at eco friendly products, is that they can be expensive, especially compared to alternative non-green products. And in some cases this can be true. An energy saving washing machine, for instance, may require more research and development, higher costs for materials and require more expensive components than [...]

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   Jan 21

How to get a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is something that we all need but many of us don’t get enough of. Insomnia is something that affects all of us at some point in our lives. For most, it is just temporary, while others struggle night after night to get to sleep, and just as they manage it, the alarm goes off [...]

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   Jan 07

Bedding Buying Guide

For keeping warm and reducing heating costs at night, the right bedding can make a big difference. Tucked up warm and cosy in a pure wool duvet means you don’t have to have the radiators on all night, but buying bedding can be difficult with so much choice around. Understanding tog ratings and ensuring you [...]

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   Sep 21

A Look at some of the best Heat Energy Savers

Heating our homes, especially in the winter, accounts for a large chink of our quarterly energy bills. Heating costs a lot, especially with today’s high electricity and gas prices and anything you can do to reduce the cost of heating must surely be welcomed. Of course, most people have heard how adequate insulation and a [...]

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