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 to help you decide what size / type of screw and plastic rawlplug you should need … [Read more...] about Which Screws do I Use?
Tools required :- Spade / shovel, spot board, bucket, wood saw, lump hammer, post / 600mm spirit level and tape measure. Safety tip :- Wear gloves when mixing mortar and concrete as cement can irritate and burn skin. Concrete posts need to be bedded in the ground and set in place using … [Read more...] about Concrete Fence Posts
Replacing a ceiling rose is a job that can be carried out by a competent DIYer, but as always, if you're not confident working with electricity you should use the services of a reliable electrician. The best way to find a decent electrician is by asking your friends (Facebook is perfect). Failing … [Read more...] about How to Replace a Ceiling Rose
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 kitchen could run into several thousand pounds, depending on the amount of work needed. So, if you … [Read more...] about How to Fit a Kitchen