Why You Need to Try Freelancing Straight After University

Freelancing isn’t just for people who’ve been around the career block a few times. In fact, for students and recent graduates, now’s the time to go solo. If you’re quaking at the thought of a low-paid job, no-paid internship, or having to play office gopher for a year, freelancing is your ‘get out of jail’ card. It doesn’t mean shutting …

Your Ultimate Guide to Home Automation and Smart Homes

Smart home devices are becoming increasingly popular as they become more cost-effective and accessible on a wide scale. Here at Bidvine, in response to this, we’re seeing a rising demand in consumer requests for professionals that can install home automation features. These requests range from setting up entire smart home systems to installing individual devices and even helping to set up …

Batten Down The Hatches – Storm Season Can Add 50% to Repair Bills

Are you planning on renovating your home this autumn? Then, now is the perfect time to get your autumn home improvement plans underway. With worsening weather on the doorstep – and dozens of autumn storms forecast to hit Britain’s shores over the coming months – homeowners are being advised to do essential maintenance work now or risk paying a 50% …

Students Should Ignore Minimum Wage Jobs and Work For Themselves

It’s September and school is back in session! For two and a half million students, that means it’s time begin or resume their university courses. As they head back to the books, many of these students will also be setting out to find a job to fund their studies. This year, instead of searching for a minimum wage job, new …

Can You Plaster Over Paint? The Top Guide to Plastering Over Paint

Have you found yourself considering a renovation and asking yourself the question, can you plaster over paint? Then check out the article below to learn all about plastering over paint. Plus find top tips on how to prepare ahead of time before your plastering professional arrives, so they can quickly start your renovation project! Plastering is the process of covering …

Can You Paint Over Varnish? – The In-Depth Guide

Ready to start your painting project? Have a read through this article to find out if you can paint over varnish, as well as some top tips to keep in mind when painting over varnish! Varnish is a thick, transparent coat that is used to protect and give shine to surfaces. Varnishes are usually made of three components: a resin, …

YouTube Star is a Top 3 Dream Career for the Next Generation

Do you remember being asked when you were little: ‘what do you want to be when you grow up?’ Oh, the endless possibilities! It’s interesting to think back how our career choices change as we age, isn’t it? Some of us face up to reality and have to become more realistic in our career aspirations while others actually pursue their …

New for Pros: BidMatch Feature Update

Since launching BidMatch, we’ve received a lot of great feedback from professionals. In particular, you’ve told us that you love the fact that you only pay when interested customers contact you and automatic bidding. You’ve also highlighted some things we could improve upon and today, we’re happy to announce two new features. Stay within your budget Previously, some professionals using BidMatch …

8 of The Best Bedroom Wallpaper Ideas to Inspire Your Home

Bedroom wallpapers can inspire and uplift your bedroom to shape it into your ideal. With wallpaper, you can easily introduce classic, vintage, and modern styles during a renovation. This article discusses the best bedroom wallpaper ideas to help you get started on your home renovation planning in style! Before you choose a wallpaper, keep in mind that you want your …

5 Tips For Achieving Your Fitness Goals Without Starting Over

When you start a new habit, it is always difficult to integrate it completely into your life. Fitness is not the exception, and it’s very common for people to abandon it only to restart it over and over again. I don’t want to criticize anyone’s efforts, but sudden bursts of enthusiasm for fitness never last longer than a couple of …