How to get your home ready for winter now

10 things to get your Cambridge home ready for winter? With this scorching summer it is difficult to remember just how cold last winter was.  But with the days shortening, now is a good time to start thinking about getting your home into the best shape possible for the cold months ahead.  Our tradesmen, like […]

How to protect your home from burglars – 20 tips from scuseme Cambridge

Things you can do to protect your home from burglars The 2015/16 crime statistics revealed by Cambridgeshire Constabulary reported over 600 burglary cases across the county an increase of 130 on 2014/15. I read frequent headlines in the Cambridge News about local burglaries and thefts. With the average house in Cambridge valued at nearly £400,000 […]

May Bank Holiday – are you ready to tackle your DIY projects? Do you want to?

May sees Cambridge at it’s best, with the start of so many exciting and tempting events and activities, such as Eat Cambridge, and the Cambridge Beer Festival.  Although bank holidays are traditionally used for tackling DIY projects,  DIY is not for everyone.  If you don’t want to get the toolbox out and head up a ladder this bank holiday or if you […]

Cambridge “one of the safest areas of the UK” but we must remember to look out for each other

It was heartening to have confirmation from Sgt Ian Wood, addressing members of the city council’s East Area Committee on Thursday 12th January, that crime in Cambridge is at an “unbelievable” low level. People who live and work in Cambridge, often speak of living in a bubble where we seem to be distant from some […]