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How to maintain home security this summer during your holiday

Are you aware of today’s technological guardians? Kya deLongchamps gives some straightforward advice on keeping your house on lock-down while you are away ...

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Entertaining under the stars this summer? Here's your guide to green heating for the patio

Kya deLongchamps explores taking a more sustainable approach to outdoor heating for the summer months.

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Selling your home? Add 'kerb appeal' by putting your garden in order

‘Kerb appeal’ is not an estate agent riff, says Kya deLongchamps, who urges you to put your garden in order if you want to attract house-buyers’ ...

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Vintage View: What was domestic life like in an Irish castle?

Kya deLongchamps gives a glimpse of domestic life in and around an Irish castle.

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Ready to generate your own electricity?

Kya deLongchamps starts her journey toward mirco-generation with photovoltaic solar panels that can produce free, green electricity.

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Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland answers the great big green energy questions

Kya deLongchamps asks the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland to address five key issues on home upgrades

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Sustainability Month: How not to waste electricity

Kya deLongchamps fights on in our Sustainability Month with an empowering attack on our blithe waste of electricity.

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Vintage View: How to clean a chandelier

Kya deLongchamps puts a serious shine on a grubby chandelier

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How to create a near-zero waste kitchen

Kya deLongchamps argues that plastic is not so fantastic for single or short-term use as we enter a near-zero waste era

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How to make utility spaces work for you

Whether you have an area of kitchen or a dedicated room, Kya deLongchamps puts a crisp, spring spin on the utility area.

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Don’t let the grass grow under your feet: Lawnmowers that make the cut

Kya deLongchamps enjoys some new detailing in pressure washers and reveals what makes the cut for her in cordless grass control.

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