Archive for the ‘DIY Tips’ Category

Bathrooms – Three Quick & Easy Upgrades

In design terms, you should always be searching for that distinctive edge that sets your bathroom apart, whether it is in terms of function or style. Designers and stockists know this too, and tend to integrate their product ranges to ensure there is always a standard option at base with the embellishments clearly delineated for […]

DIY Sanding The Benefits of Stepping up to Electric

For independent builders and DIYers, sanding down materials is a task that takes time, precision and effort. Hand sanding is an easily available and cheap way to produce a finished piece, however it does have its negative points. It takes a long time to achieve the desired effect, for DIYers and especially for Independent builders, […]

Power Up Your Bathroom

  It might seem something akin to recommending open fireplaces in petrol stations, but I cannot urge you enough to introduce more electricity into your bathroom. I’m not for one second advocating you shift your fridge, toaster or Playstation 4 in there (though, with some tweaking, all three could be (dangerous) genius) but should consider […]

Sponsored Video: Polycell – ‘No More Unsightly Cracks’

The new advert from Polycell ‘No More Unsightly Cracks’. Our new Quick Drying Polyfilla Spray helps repairs hairline cracks with one quick and easy application.

How to Lay Laminate Flooring

Part 1 of 3 – Preparation If you’re not too well-acquainted with DIY, laying a new floor can seem like an impossible task. But don’t give up yet! This three-part guide will teach even total DIY novices how to lay laminate flooring by breaking the job up into small, manageable stages, and explaining them in […]

Stay Safe With DIY

The beauty of home do-it-yourself projects is that anyone can tackle them. However, that doesn’t mean that they’ll always be a piece of cake. In fact, there are some key safety aspects to consider, from how to avoid asbestosis claims to knowing when you really can’t do it all by yourself. Keep reading for the […]

Tips for Being Energy Savvy in the Home

  With the cost of electric and gas rising faster than inflation, many of us are putting ourselves into debt to keep warm this winter or just simply going without. Energy regulator Ofgem has found that in the last three months, providers have trebled their profits, hitting us with an average yearly dual bill of […]

Top 5 tips for funding your own Tradesman’s degree

For those who wish to become a professional tradesman such as a surveyor or qualified electrician the following article will offer a few tips on how to gain access to some of the funding you will require to get the education you need, thus turning your DIY skills into a full time professional way to […]

Guide to Roof Damage and Repairs

British winters can be harsh and very windy. During stormy weather, roof tiles can become cracked and loose, and an regular problem is slates falling off. It’s important that boken slates are fixed quickly and leaving it will only result in a hefty repair bill in the future. A damaged roof will eventually lead to […]

How to rewire your home safely

Every year British households are wasting millions of pounds on DIY mishaps and it is an expense that in the current economic climate, quite frankly is hard to justify. As a result: 14% wished later on that they had called a professional to do the task that they themselves had failed. Interestingly, the differences of […]