7 of the Best Cordless Drills Under £100

A cordless power drill under £100 is perfectly adequate for most weekend DIYers or hobbyists. There’s no need to stretch your finances further than they need stretching if you’re doing fairly easy DIY work around the home as and when you need to. If this doesn’t describe you and the kind of DIY work you … Read more

7 of the Best Cordless Hammer Drills

On this page, you’ll find a list of 7 of the best cordless hammer drills currently for sale on Amazon. The list is regularly and automatically updated with the items displayed in order of popularity, starting with the No1 bestseller. What to consider when buying a cordless drill The higher the voltage, the more powerful … Read more

How to Lay Laminate Flooring

In this guide, we’ll be looking at how to lay laminate flooring. Further on in the article, you’ll find a list of tools you need to do the job and a couple of videos so you can see the process in action. If it’s your first time laying laminate flooring, I highly recommend you spend … Read more

DIY Dry Rot Treatment: How To Treat Dry Rot Yourself

Every year, many homeowners face the problem of dry rot, leaving them to spend a considerable amount of money on home renovations and dry rot treatments. Meticulous homeowners stay on the lookout for all kinds of structural problems such as water damage, plumbing, or a foundation problem. Some of these structural problems can cause, or … Read more

Electric Radiators: The Pros and Cons

Home heating systems play a pivotal role in your home, and there’s plenty to consider when you’re trying to compare the options. In this article we’ll be looking at the pros and cons of electric radiators to give you everything you need to decide if it’s the right heating solution for you. Electric Radiators: Pros … Read more

Different Types of Damp and How to Treat Them

The appearance of damp in your property isn’t always caused by neglect or falling behind on household maintenance jobs. It can occur from external issues out of your control. For example, damage that occurs to property exteriors from high winds or flying debris can quickly lead to a damp problem without the household ever being … Read more

How to Revive Tile Grout

Remember when you first tiled your bathroom or added a neat kitchen backsplash? The gleaming white grout looked great, didn’t it? Now though, after a couple of years of daily showers or washing dishes, it’s starting to look far less attractive. It’s likely pink in some places, black in others and off-white everywhere else. In … Read more

How to Drain a Pressurised Central Heating System

This guide explains the process of draining down a sealed or unvented (pressurised) central heating system, so you can carry out repairs or maintenance – like replacing radiators or fixing pipework – without worry. This could save you a good wedge of cash if you know how to do it properly, but if you suspect … Read more

Which Door Handles are Best for You?

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 … Read more

Plastering Tools

If you find yourself involved in a home improvement project such as hanging drywall, painting or wallpapering a room, having the proper plastering tools is essential. Fortunately, all of these items are available at your local hardware store or online. Let’s take a look at the plastering tools you need. You might like: Plastering for … Read more

How to Replace an Electrical Plug Socket (UK)

Replacing a damaged or faulty electrical socket outlet should be a fairly straightforward task, but if you aren’t completely confident in your ability then use the services of a qualified electrician. Beware – electricity can kill so make sure you’ve switched off the power going to the socket before doing this job. I always switch … Read more

Repointing Brickwork – How to Repoint a Brick Wall

Repointing brickwork is a labour intensive process that most DIYers can do themselves. What’s more, you don’t need many tools and the ones you do need are relatively cheap to buy if you don’t already own them.  The biggest cost for taking the DIY approach to repointing a house or large two storey wall is … Read more

How to Assemble Flat Pack Furniture Without the Headaches!

Assembling flat pack furniture can be a nightmare, but if you’re methodical and yes, you follow the instructions, you should be able to build your typical flat pack furniture from IKEA and other stores without too much hassle. If you’re able, especially if you’re putting together a large item such as a wardrobe, work in … Read more