Tools required :- Spade / shovel, spot board, trowel, 1000 / 600mm spirit level, tape measure, wood saw, rubber mallet and plate vibrator (whacker plate). There are two common ways DIYers lay … [Read more...] about How to Lay Flags or Decorative Paving
Choose the appropriate length of screw for the job, if you are fixing a piece of timber to a wall there should be at least 2/3 of the screw in the wall. Does the screw need to have an … [Read more...] about Which Screws do I Use?
If you are fixing something to a wall the first thing you must do is to ascertain how heavy it is and what is the wall made of, eg brick, plasterboard, thermal block etc. Experience does go a long way … [Read more...] about Which Screws do I Use?
In this article I'll tell you about the process I used for fitting a new kitchen in my mum's home. You can see the before and after picture below. The cost of bringing in a contactor to fit a new … [Read more...] about How to Fit a Kitchen
The first thing to ask yourself when undertaking any DIY project is this: Am I confident and capable of carrying out the task? Be honest with yourself as the wrath incurred from your spouse/partner … [Read more...] about Planning Your DIY Jobs and Projects