Welcome to House and Garden Care
After buying my first house in my twenties, I soon realised there were many things that needed fixing around the house and paying trades people to come in and take care of these jobs was easy but financially didn’t cut it, so I started doing the little things from fixing a loose tap up to installing architrave around doorways to laying new flooring. Yes! Loose taps are easy, but I was just getting started!
I soon realised house maintenance, learning how things work and completing a good job is both straight forward and satisfying. 20 years on I’m still looking for things to do and making my house a home. I believe we can all make our homes beautiful without spending huge amounts of money on contractors.
My mission on this site is to help you tackle those long standing maintenance jobs and make those changes to your home you have been planning with confidence and care.
How I Create ContentAll the content you will find on this site is planned out and edited by myself to ensure we stay on topic and only publish the best content. Writing the content is performed by myself but I do also use professional writers to help put the articles together, one of which is my brother who is also a great DIY enthusiast. Nothing is put online without a green light from me to ensure we maintain a high standard.
We do try and get our hands on the items mentioned on this site to get real-life experience, but this is not always possible, so we also gather online feedback from real users of the items. In addition to this we spend a lot of time in local home improvement stores talking with staff to find out new and upcoming items which may be of interest.
I want this site to be a trusted and valuable resource of guides to help others like myself who are interested in home improvement but are not sure where to start or what is involved in a well-managed project.
What’s In It for You?So why should you read the guides on Home and Garden Care? I believe the main reason to check us out is because you want to change your personal space inside your house or out in your garden and improve those areas, making a nice and comfortable home for you and your family. If you identify with the following statements, I am sure you will enjoy the content and find valuable information within. If this is for you, I welcome you to the site and look forward to you reading our guides and making those home improvements you’ve been planning. We create new content all the time and the site is growing fast, start by seeing what we have already by clicking here.
- You want a homely relaxing feeling when you come home from work.
- You want to have a beautiful garden you can share with family and friends.
- You want advice on tools, materials and furniture based on real life customer experience and not commercial sales pages.
Founder and Editor at House and Garden Care