Like many people not blessed with a huge home, I have a washing machine in my kitchen. It’s quite noisy in full spin and sticks out a bit, but apart from that it’s not really a problem. Apart from, to some people, it is.
The news that Herts house prices only increased by 1.9 per cent in the year to May came as a surprise to many – not least the wannabe buyers and/or Rightmove addicts who’ve been keeping a close eye on the local market these past 12 months.
Apparently there are certain key areas of many of our homes that never see cloth nor cleaning product. My money was on the bits of skirting board hidden behind radiators topping this particular list, but no – walls have won it.