How To Enhance the Security & Aesthetics of Any Residential Entrance


If you are a homeowner who is concerned about the aesthetic appeal of your home, but are also worried about security, one of the best home improvement projects you can undertake is to install some gates to the pedestrian and vehicle access points of the home. With this in mind, the following article will take a […]

“My Work Boots Don’t Last” – Why Welted Boots Could be the Answer

DeWalt Welted Boots

Do you find your work boots aren’t lasting as long as expected? The work the boots we wear on site day after day are exposed to a lot of wear and tear, and even boots manufactured by the very best brands on the market may deteriorate and show signs of fatigue after a few months. […]

Which Door Handles are Best for You?

Which door handle?

It may seem like a simple decision to make at first, but once you start looking for internal door handles you’ll soon realise, like with many products, there’s much more to door furniture than meets the eye! All of a sudden you’ll find out that there’s quite literally hundreds of models, styles and finishes of […]

How to Make Sure Your Shed is Safe and Sturdy


Every serious gardener needs a shed. Just like every serious DIYer needs a drill. There’s simply no more efficient and convenient way of storing gardening equipment and tools. Also, a shed can serve as a place to do woodworking, for running a business or escaping from the family for a little while! Still, many gardeners […]

VonHaus Oscillating Multi Tool with 15 Piece Accessory Set and Carry Case – A Review


Disclosure: This product was donated for review purposes. It’s an honest and unbiased assesment of the VonHaus Oscillating Multi Tool with 15 piece accessory set and carry case, which is currently available at Amazon. This is the first time I have used this type of tool for DIY. The price at the time of writing […]

Versatility of Cordless Power Tools

Cordlress Power Tools

I think there’s a pretty high chance the majority of people who use various kinds of tools around the house, either professionally or for their hobbies, have found themselves in situations where using a cordless tool would have been the best, or even the only option to complete a particular task. Cordless power tools can […]

Don’t Die for DIY – Always Put Safety First

Safety First

There’s no denying YouTube is a mine of useful information. Do you know it’s the world’s second most popular search engine? Top of the tree is Google, of course. Millions of people from all around the world visit YouTube every single day. A lot of the time looking for how-to videos. I do it myself. […]

Tips for Fixing a Leaking Dishwasher

How to fix a Broken Dishwasher

A broken dishwasher can be a burden. Once you have got used to the luxury of not having to wash up, you certainly don’t want to submerge your hands in water after every meal. But you don’t have to throw away your dishwasher if it is in disrepair. You can fix it with ease. Repairing […]

How to Stain Concrete Floors – A Visual Guide

stained concrete floor

Perhaps you’re considering buying a house that you love everything about… except the boring slab of a floor in the basement. Or you’re looking for a way to spruce up your own concrete floor. Or you’ve read about how (surprisingly) environmentally friendly these floors are and want to do your part… without sacrificing aesthetic beauty. […]

How to Build a Shed Base

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The majority of homeowners have some kind of structure in their gardens, whether it’s a shed, log cabin or form of bike storage; but many of us don’t consider the important steps that go into the planning of a new shed. We just assume that it gets delivered and set down where we want it […]

How to Build an Indestructible Steel Barbecue

vHow to Build an Indestructible Barbecue From Steel

You might not be aware that angle iron is one of the most versatile materials for use in industry. If a factory needs a framework for something, the fabricator will probably make it from this product. It comes in long lengths and looks like half of a square in cross-section. That shape makes it strong […]