In this guide, we're going to be looking at tiling your bathroom, which you might want to do after you've fitted a new bathtub. We'll look at the tools you need and the methodologies required to do a good job. If you've never tiled before, it makes sense to tile a smaller area (a kitchen splashback, … [Read more...] about A DIY Beginner’s Guide to Tiling a Bathroom
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This is a guest post by Grant Findley. Choosing and hiring the right building contractor for your latest home project is no easy task. The last thing you want to do is hire a cowboy builder or con artist, so you’ll need a way of vetting potential contractors until you’re feeling confident and … [Read more...] about 15 Essential Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Building Contractor
Sometimes, you might want to hire a professional tradesman to do a job you're not quite prepared to do yourself. Maybe you don't have enough experience or maybe you don't have the time. One of the jobs you might prefer to hire somebody to do for you is fitting out or remodelling a bathroom, … [Read more...] about How Much Does it Cost to Install a New Bathroom?
Maintaining the drains in your home and keeping them free from blockages can save you a lot of time and hassle. Trying to remove the blockages yourself can be very frustrating. And having to call a specialist to clear the drains will result in an expensive and unwanted repair bill. The best way … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Easily Prevent Blocked Drains
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 … [Read more...] about How to Drain a Pressurised Central Heating System
If you are looking to replace your existing garage doors with a modern design, you should definitely consider installing a space-saving garage roller door. This is because these designs offer far more benefits to the user than a conventional up-and-over design, which are fitted to the majority of … [Read more...] about A Comparison of Insulated and Non-Insulated Garage Roller Doors
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 … [Read more...] about Advice for Choosing Metal Gates for Your Home
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 … [Read more...] about Which Door Handles are Best for You?
There are several reasons why you might want to take a central heating radiator off the wall. Maybe you are fed up with struggling to wallpaper behind it or perhaps it is rusty, and you need to replace it. You might find that it no longer gets hot at the bottom even though you bleed it regularly. … [Read more...] about How to Remove and Replace a Central Heating Radiator
If you are going to manage your self-build project, you are very brave. The thing everyone should know about this undertaking is that you don’t need to know anything about building, you just need to have exceptional organisation skills. Firstly you must buy some land on which to build your new … [Read more...] about A Step-By-Step Guide to Managing a Self-Build Home Project