Tools required :- Marker pen and pipe cutter. Push fit fittings are one of the better inventions to come on the DIY market in recent years, the time they save on plumbing installs or repairs is … [Read more...] about Plumbing with Push Fit Fittings
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?
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 … [Read more...] about Concrete Fence Posts
Before removing a radiator, switch off the heating system and allow enough time for the water to cool down. Have a radiator bleed key (fig 1), plenty of old towels/absorbent cloths and a … [Read more...] about How to Remove a Radiator
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 … [Read more...] about How to Replace a Ceiling Rose