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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.
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Ice dams are common in places with cold winters and regular snowfall. They occur when heat collects in the artic and warms up your roof to temperatures above 32 degrees F. This, in turn, causes the snow on top of the roof to melt. When the running water flowing from the top of the roof…
Your house looks beautiful. It’s clean and organized, but ugly wires can make your space seem messy. This is a daily struggle for many people. Having cables hanging around everywhere and obstructing your designed room is one of the most unsightly aspects of a modern household. But not to worry. There are many ways to hide your…
Snow shoveling is back-breaking work, but it has to be done. In places where snow and cold fronts are constant, it is not wise to leave snow when it is not shoveled because it may melt and refreeze later. When that happens, a lot of accidents may occur from people slipping over the ice. 12…