First Straw Houses go on the Open Market

NEWS COPY – WITH PICTURES – by Izzy Ferris Houses made of STRAW went on the open market for the first time yesterday (Mon) after being made eligible for mortgages. Until now the eco-homes have been the preserve of bespoke building projects and financed through specialist lenders. But a row of seven straw houses in Bristol have now become…

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8 DIY ‘little jobs’ left undone in the average home

A staggering 208 million ‘little jobs’ currently need attention in Britain’s homes, a study has found. Research revealed Brits are putting off an incredible array of tasks, including cleaning stained walls and carpets and repairing cracked tiles and broken loo seats. Squeaky floorboards and broken garden sheds are also on the average to-do list, according…

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