And just like that, it’s winter again. Love it or loathe it, the onset of the colder months changes our pace of life. Weekends once spent soaking up the sunshine are instead enjoyed curled up on the couch in your cosiest woollies. Trees have lost their green, lush leaves and now stand frosty and bare. Pina coladas are swapped for hot whiskeys or perhaps a piping mug of hot chocolate.  If you’re dreading the change of season, the best way to prepare yourself is to get your home ready.

Here are some tips to get you started.