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
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 … [Read more...] about How to Fit a Kitchen
The first thing to ask yourself when undertaking any DIY project is this: Am I confident and capable of carrying out the task? Be honest with yourself as the wrath incurred from your spouse/partner … [Read more...] about Planning Your DIY Jobs and Projects