Fitting a shelf is a fairly straightforward diy task, here we will guide you on how to fit a shelf using the right tools to complete the job and without any problems. To fit as an example a 3ft / … [Read more...] about How to Fit a Shelf
Does your home suffer from draughty doors? If so, you should consider fixing the problem as soon as possible (and certainly before the next winter season). Reducing draughts helps to keep your home … [Read more...] about How to Fix Draughty Doors
Tools required :- Spade / shovel, spot board and bucket. Safety tip :- Bags of sand, cement and aggregate are heavy so care should be taken when lifting them, squat down and gripping the bag lift … [Read more...] about Mixing Concrete or Mortar by Hand
These are the most commonly used additives that are used with mortar and cement :- Plasticiser :- This is added to mortar to reduce cracking and crazing and makes the mortar more … [Read more...] about Additives for Mortar or Concrete
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?