Hints & Tips

  1. Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Cooking, DIY, Gardening and More

    Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Cooking, DIY, Gardening and More
    June 09, 2021

    Looking for great Father’s Day gifts? We’ve got heaps of ideas to help you out! Whether you’re looking for DIY gifts, garden gifts, cookery presents or other nifty gadgets, check out our blog and make your dad’s (or grandad’s!) day.

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  2. Fan Buying Guide

    Fan Buying Guide
    June 02, 2021

    We’ve all been there: summer finally decides to make an appearance and suddenly our homes turn into greenhouses, collecting heat all day, and then storing it all night, resulting in an uncomfortable night’s sleep.

    Before you rush to your local Robert Dyas store or start browsing online for instant cooling satisfaction, here are a few handy tips to consider when buying a cooling fan, which, if used properly, will help cool your home or office, and avoid the need to consider more expensive and larger solutions such as air conditioning.

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  3. How To Become More Eco-Friendly This Year: Top 10 Tips

    How To Become More Eco-Friendly This Year: Top 10 Tips
    January 26, 2021

    Being environmentally friendly has never been as important as it is today. Something that we’re very passionate about and strive for here at Robert Dyas. Sure, you only have to listen to David Attenborough’s heartfelt, stirring messages to be moved about how much our planet needs us to change in order to protect it for future generations. By changing old habits, learning how to be more sustainable, and making more eco-friendly choices - we can all play an important role in protecting our beautiful planet. 

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  4. Organising Your Home with Clever Storage Solutions

    Organising Your Home with Clever Storage Solutions
    January 19, 2021

    The popular saying ‘Tidy house, Tidy mind’ that most of us have heard so many times is definitely a wise phrase. Sure let’s face it getting the home organised smartly seems to be on-trend lately, whether you’ve watched all episodes of ‘Tidying Up With Marie Kondo’ on Netflix or not - so you might as well jump on the home organising wagon! 

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  5. How to Go Vegan: 17 Tips for Success in the Kitchen

    How to Go Vegan: 17 Tips for Success in the Kitchen
    January 14, 2021

     If you’re joining the Veganuary movement this month but aren’t quite sure how to go vegan, worry not. We’ve got heaps of tips to help you cook up delicious dishes in the kitchen, complete with handy kitchenware to help you out.

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  6. 5 Christmas Tree Styles To Try

    5 Christmas Tree Styles To Try
    December 08, 2020

    It’s easy to get in a bit of a rut with Christmas tree decorating; playing it safe and sticking to tried and tested methods. Why not mix things up this Christmas with our handpicked ideas to breathe new life into your festive decorating.

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  7. How To Maintain Your Real Christmas Tree

    How To Maintain Your Real Christmas Tree
    December 06, 2020

    Getting a real Christmas tree home and setting it up is a festive feeling like no other, but don’t forget they need continuous tender loving care to maintain their healthy green glow. Unlike artificial Christmas trees, real trees require more than just decorating.

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  8. Christmas Pudding Recipe & Tips

    Christmas Pudding Recipe & Tips
    December 01, 2020

    Move aside Christmas yule log cake, it’s all about the Christmas pudding. There is no denying that traditional Christmas pudding is a big contender when it comes to the endless selection of mouth-watering Christmas cakes to indulge in during the festivities. 

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  9. 4 Garden Tidying Tips

    4 Garden Tidying Tips
    August 26, 2020

    When summer is coming to a close don’t forget to give your garden a quick tidy to make your life easier for next year. We’ve got a few tips to get it looking great.

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  10. What Type of Mask Should I be Wearing?

    What Type of Mask Should I be Wearing?
    July 24, 2020

    Wearing a mask in more public places is becoming mandatory, so find out which type of mask or face covering might best suit your needs.

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