Saga Magazine Author

Melanie Whitehouse

Melanie Whitehouse has written for most national newspapers and interiors magazines during her 30-year career. She is founder of the Book Lovers' Supper Club which brings top authors to mid Sussex, and is prevented from straying too far from home by an elderly Burmese rescue cat called Maisie.

Latest Articles from Melanie

Clean wooden floors
Home & Garden

How to clean wooden floors

Get tatty flooring shining again with our guide to cleaning wooden floors.

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Cleaning a sofa
Home & Garden

How to clean a sofa

Remove dirt and refresh your upholstery's colour.

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Vacuuming a mattress
Home & Garden

How to clean a mattress

Reduce dust mites, get rid of stains and improve hygiene.

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Interior designer
Home & Garden

Should you hire an interior designer?

We ask the experts why they recommend using an interior designer.

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Tidy front of house
Home & Garden

Increase your home's kerb appeal

Spruce up the front of your house with these quick fixes.

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Woolly jumper with a hole in
Home & Garden

How to get rid of clothes moths

Clothes moths can leave holes in natural fibres such as wool and silk.

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Eco-friendly cleaning products
Home & Garden

Make your home more eco-friendly

Little changes in our everyday lives can help the planet – and save money.

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Electrician wiring in a burglar alarm
Home & Garden

How to choose a burglar alarm

Read our guide to help you choose a burglar alarm for your home.

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