With Christmas and the New Year behind us, preparations are underway across the UK for the upcoming holiday season; whether you’re an avid camper, boat owner or a caravan site owner. The recent spell of weather has been comparatively mild and dry compared to this time last year, so why not get out and make the most of it? This is the perfect opportunity to get some maintenance done on your pride and joy, or your caravan park, prior to the holiday season. Continue reading
In years gone by, I’ve been more than guilty of digging myself a hole when it come to arranging gifts and deliveries in time for Christmas. December 24th was always a frantic rush trying to get everything done prior to nipping out to the local for a few beverages in front of the open fire. Though the intention this year is to get everything done sooner and relax, no doubt I’ll end up missing something to allow me to “enjoy” that last minute rush again. Continue reading
We all need to keep ourselves safe throughout the year, especially during the winter months with the additional hazards associated with the cold. At SecureFix Direct we’ve been exploring how to stay safe this winter; we’ve considered the main safety aspects to provide you with answers you have been looking for. Discover what equipment you’ll need to get you through cold weather conditions over the next few months, take a read through our blog. Continue reading
The biggest road safety awareness event in the UK has arrived, organised by the road safety charity Brake, where thousands of organisations, schools and communities take part. Brake works to make streets and communities safer for everyone and they suggest that road crashes are not accidents; they are devastating and preventable events, not chance mishaps. Continue reading
November is here! We’ve all felt the colder weather and the inevitable snow shall be fast approaching. With many of us still needing to carry out the “day to day” we shall be looking at those essential in car must haves to ensure you are fully equipped for the winter difficulties. The 3 products we shall be looking at are all lightweight, compact, durable and real must haves for your car this winter. Continue reading
Winter is almost upon us.
If you have ever watched Game of Thrones you will recall the saying “winter is coming”. Indeed, winter is nearly here, but what can we all expect over the coming months? Continue reading
Where has the year gone? I can’t believe we are already in October; it feels like only last week we were basking in the heat of summer. The days are now getting shorter, the nights longer and the weather? Well, the less said about that, the better!
Now is the time to think about winter preparations and storage if you own a prized car or bike that you use sporadically. Perhaps, like myself, you are a big motorsport fan who also races but now needs to store their “baby” until next season. Regardless of your motivation behind having a second vehicle and storing it, there are plenty of ways to ensure it remains in peak condition over the difficult winter months. Continue reading
Understanding the Autumn Equinox
What is autumn?
Autumn is the season between summer and winter and tends to fall around the third quarter of the year, mainly between September & October. Autumn can be seen coming as the leaves on the trees change from a vibrant green to a rustic brown, red and yellow as they begin to fall from their trees as a result of the change in temperature. Continue reading
For most mariners, having to think about dry docking evokes feelings of great sadness. For some, dry docking may not be required; whether you dry dock or not depends on your maintenance plan over the winter months. Continue reading
The first days spent away from home during your university study in the halls are often a mixed bag of nerves. Meeting so many new people can be daunting, along with getting accustomed to life away from the comfort zone of living with your parents. Having to do your own washing & cooking can be a kick up the backside for some. People may decide to deal with this by forgetting about it all, with the help of a few shots of cheap vodka at the student bar. However, the headache from that will be far greater than the headache of doing your own chores, so why not get ahead of the game?