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. 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.
Latest from the magazine
Chipboard flooring with tongue and groove joints is commonly available for flooring applications. They are relatively cheap and quick to lay. Standard size sheets are 2400mm x 600mm and available in two thicknesses – 18mm and 22mm. The tongue and groove edges make for a strong bond between the boards. Water resistant flooring grade chipboard…
Pros >> Potentially huge savings to be made compared to well known rivals>> Easy to use online planner >> Extremely helpful and friendly customer support>> Showroom demonstrating all designs and units>> Wide selection of colours and designs & quality units>> Quick turnaround times and range of delivery options Cons>> Potential to make costly mistakes>> Takes…
“Takker – The ingeniously simple wall hanging kit”. Following a successful appearance on the Irish Dragons Den Takker is now launching in the UK Diyfixit was invited to take a look at the new device for hanging pictures called the Takker. We tried it out and were pretty impressed. The device itself looks a bit…