DIY guides for everything, written by experts.
Our step by step how to guides aim to help you with your DIY and home improvement projects. You’ll find practical advice on all aspects of Do It Yourself in the different sections – from emergency plumbing repairs and fixing central heating problems to plastering, painting, tiling and wallpapering. We have helpful hints and tips as well as product and material reviews plus notes on safety and regulations.
Guides and advice to help you tackle a huge range of building projects, from fitting kitchens to diy plastering. Whether you need to fix a squeaky floorboard or damp proof your basement, our building advice centre has you covered.
Take the headache out of decorating and easily transform your home with decorating advice from seasoned professionals.
Good, reliable tools that don’t break the bank make DIY much easier. Get the lowdown on the best tools.
Learn how to tackle electrical jobs safely whilst adhering to the regulations.
Garden DIY guides from choosing a shed to growing your own herb garden.
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