City Wedding? Yes Please

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Uncategorized |

Planning a wedding is exciting as it is but planning a city wedding with a rustic, historical feel is even more exciting than usual. Castles and beautiful palace grounds, royal parks and even boat weddings on the Thames, there’s something for every Asian wedding planner to organise. Choosing to have your wedding here really depends on whether you are interested in history or countryside greenery and we’ve put together some top tips for visiting one of the truly buzzing cities in the world!

The amount of times people go and visit and become changed because of London is written all over the history pages. There’s nothing like London. It may be a grey and very busy city but it is the capital of England and the business hub of the country. It’s also filled to the brim with wedding venues and churches of all denominations. There is so much of our past weighted heavily in London and it is still a twenty four hour city that never sleeps. Choosing the city to hold your wedding is about weighted history and beautiful photography with one of the most iconic cities in the world. Being able to impress your guests and look back on your wedding day knowing you made an impact, and had the most memorable day is key.

Having a wedding with a theme like an Asian wedding should prepare you for a colourful, authentic wedding. Less wearing white and more wearing red, as Asian bride’s don’t believe that red is bad luck for a wedding, just that it signifies love. We don’t mean the food although there are plenty of restaurants that serve such a delicacy, we mean the travel card. Being able to hop from bus to train to tube and back within the six zones of the London perimeter sounds complex but ensuring that you pick up an Oyster card from any tube station means all that hip-hopping around London won’t cost you anywhere near as much as the paper ticket. Oyster up before you go and make sure you map your route around the underground. Advance booking your meals, especially if you’re a family and don’t want to stick to the likes of McDonalds and Five Guys, means that you can ensure you’ve a dinner reservation in some of the busiest places. Being able to turn up at TGI Fridays in Leicester Sq and not actually have to wait for a table can really make the difference to the evening especially with younger kids in tow. Exploring London for wedding venues can get tiresomely busy!

Be aware of the trains! If you’re unlucky enough to not have a car, train travel is usually the method of transport to get into London from further away and the earlier you book the cheaper it is. Make sure that you have a railcard if you travel as a family or a Two Together railcard works for couples.  Make lists! List temples, list venues, list halls and palaces and make plans with your planner to put down deposits and broker deals with some of the swankiest of places. Make a timetable of meetings you have to attend and ensure you’re sorted for travel costs and lunch etc before you start.

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Why You Should Be A Wedding Planner

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Uncategorized |

As you probably already know, a professional wedding planning and coordination service coordinates all aspects of the big day for a bride and groom. This can involve absolutely anything from helping to select a dress and developing a theme to securing the best and most appropriate venue for the lucky couple and helping to plan a catering menu. As a planner, you will usually find yourself working as self-employed rather than for a large company. There’s a lot of brilliant pros to working for yourself because you can decide whether to charge a flat fee for your services or you can tack a percentage onto the key wedding expenditures.

As an example, if you’re a planner with a client who has a ten thousand pound wedding on the books and your fee is ten percent, you are looking at a cool grand to come home with for one wedding. Of course, there’s a lot involved in wedding planning so it’s not like you’re making easy money: it’s a hard job with long hours. The larger and more elaborate the wedding, the higher the earnings will be for you. While many aspects of the role itself are very glamorous and the job satisfaction is second to none, it is also a role that requires a great deal of patience, charm and energy.

You’ve got to be creative to be successful in wedding planning and in this guide we’ve put together the pros and cons of the job. Another wonderful perk of the role is the potential for travel to exotic locations for destination weddings and you also get to sample a wide range of gourmet foods. If you enjoy planning parties and special events and don’t find the attention to detail aspect to be too troubling, but rather exciting, fun and challenging, this could be an excellent line of work for you. The person who fully plans a wedding takes the stress off the bride planning it. But that doesn’t mean you won’t be potentially dealing with a bridezilla! You would often be dealing with the families and friends of the bride and groom in the attempt to coordinate people and get responses to invitations. This can sometimes be a contentious group of people, with two families often having competing views on what a wedding should be like.

The planner often runs interference on behalf of the bridal couple to ensure their wishes are being met during the planning process. Additionally, weddings can be emotional, high-stress and expensive affairs! A bridesmaid who forgets her dress, flower bouquets that don’t come out as expected or a wedding cake that falls apart in the back of a delivery van are all potential landmines that as the planner you will need to have back up plans for. Everyone involved will look to you for quick thinking and action to handle problems when they arise and if you can handle that kind of a pressurised situation then this is the role for you.

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Tips for Taking Care of Your Plumbing System

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in Equipment |

If you do not want to spend a lot of money in repairing your plumbing system since it is one of the major systems in your house and you can’t just neglect it if it starts to malfunction, then you should be responsible for taking care of it. If you wanted to have a properly working plumbing system, here are some maintenance tips that you should always keep in mind:

Do not use any drain-clearing products

As much as possible, do not use any products that are specifically designed for clearing drains no matter how tempted you are. If you wanted to remove the clogs, then you should just use hot water mixed with salt instead of using the products because most of it will just cause erosion and corrosion to your drain pipes.

However, if the clog is becoming worse and worse, then you should consider hiring a 24 hour local plumber Oxford  in order to solve the problem easily.

Make sure that you avoid clogs

To avoid future problems, then you should make sure that you prevent your drain from clogging. You can simply do that by making sure that the food scraps will not go towards the kitchen drain. Before you wash the dishes, make sure that it is already free from food scraps to prevent it from clogging your grain.

Control the pressure

If you wanted to prevent your pipe from leaks, then you should watch out for the pressure of the tube. Go to your local hardware store and buy a hose bib gauge that is utilized to measure the intensity of the pressure in your pipes. Make sure that it only stays within the normal range, but if it exceeds and there’s nothing you can do about it anymore, then it’s about time that you seek help from a professional.

Make sure that the water does not damage your pipe

There is some water that contains a high level of mineral that can eventually damage your plumbing system. It will start building up in your pipes that will eventually increase the standard of pressure and will. Therefore, it will lead to corrosion and leaks. You should ask information about the degree of hardness of your water to make sure that it doesn’t cause too much harm to your plumbing system or if not then you could just install a sodium-based softener to decrease the intensity of the hardness of the water. In that way, you will have soft water flowing into your system instead of hard water that can do more damage to your pipes.

Now that you know how to take good care of your plumbing system make sure that you apply it and also orient the rest of your family members to do the same if you want your plumbing system to last. It cannot be denied that repairing a damaged plumbing system can be quite expensive because there is a need of installing ground source heat pumps or changed of whole pipes. Therefore, you should take good care of it.

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