My Home

Mr Brown and Mr Green

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Erardo Ferrer of Lanzarote Abogados tells us about two real case histories that show that it still makes sense to review any mortgage taken out between 2000 and 2018. Names have been changed to preserve client confidentiality.

Bathroom Reshape

As trends change and our liking for certain things fade, we often want to totally change the design or orientation of a room in our house. One of the rooms we frequent most is the bathroom – using it to get ready every morning and to carry out our skincare routines before bed.

Cooking Utilities

The lockdowns of 2020 and 2021 saw many of us take to the kitchen to refine and learn new skills. As a result, there are more home cooks than ever, and every budding chef needs the proper utilities to prepare delicious dishes with ease.

Oh no, my pool is green!

It’s common for frequently used swimming pools to accumulate algae if you don’t take proper care of the chemicals and general regular maintenance. It’s important to know about the different types of algae and how to treat them, especially…

Unmatched Quality

Lanzarote Pool & Spa Shop in Playa Blanca have recently received a new shipment of award-winning Superior Wellness spas. This month, we chatted with manager Steven Mottershaw about the new arrivals.

Summer Secure

Lanzarote’s busiest holiday months are approaching, and the Spanish National Police have recently reminded holiday rental owners of the basic safety measures that we should all follow to keep ourselves and our valuables safe while in Lanzarote.

Built to last

In this climate, our windows and doors need careful consideration. The choice of material used can be a costly oversight if all factors aren’t considered.

Winter forethought

Summer is here and that means we’ll all be spending more time outdoors in our gardens and swimming pools but before we go out to soak up the sun, we must put sun cream on to protect ourselves from the heat. However, you may not have realised that, just like us, our villas also need protection from the sun.

Keyhole Garden

Keyhole gardens originated in Lesotho, a dry African country with few resources, widespread malnutrition, and the second-highest HIV rate in the world. If you think that’s irrelevant to garden design, read on.

Canarian strawberry tree

Every month, Francisco Bermejo of Canriensis Garden Design introduces us to a native Canarian plant. This month it’s the beautiful Canarian strawberry tree (Arbutus canariensis).