DIY

5 Design Tips For Modernising An Old-Build Home

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Transforming an old-build home into a modern oasis can be an exciting challenge. It is estimated that up to two percent of buildings in the UK are listed, that’s nearly half a million buildings and structures. While respecting the original character and history of the house is important, there are ways to infuse new design

The Most Common Electrical Repairs in the Home

Electrical issues can come up in any home, and while some problems will be more severe than others, they all need to be taken care of promptly by a professional electrician to prevent even bigger problems and potential safety hazards. Below are the most common electrical repairs you might have to make at your home.

Plumbing problems: When to DIY & when to call for help

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Do-It-Yourself projects allow people to find enjoyment in accomplishments, standing back from a job they have completed with great pride, not to mention the potential savings of not calling in a professional! However, sometimes attempting a repair can have detrimental effects to your home, and can end up more expensive if it is likely to

8 home renovations to tackle this winter

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It’s about that time — season spruce up. The timing is the perfect excuse for finishing up home improvement projects. Homeowners can start their renovation project and be ready by spring or summer depending upon the depth of the construction and budget. In this post, you will learn: Why start winter time projects now? Eight

4 ways to spruce up your home

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As a homeowner, we’re always looking for ideas about how to spruce up our homes. Sometimes, it’s just to make a better impression with the neighbours. Other times, you’ve become bored with how the place looks or it just needs some enhancement to get it how you’d like it to be. Here are 4 ways

Top 5 best DIY ideas for your dog

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For anyone who truly loves to be creative and make their crafts and DIY – dogs are often one of the best excuses to go ahead and actually start making something that is not only fun and engaging to build but more importantly something that is usable and actually practical for your dog to use

Situations when scaffolding is imperative for ensuring safety

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Scaffolding is a temporary structure, used for providing vital support to construction workers who are required to work at great heights. A scaffolding structure will carry huge importance and can be used in construction, renovations, maintenance and repairs. When is Scaffolding Needed? In short, scaffolding is necessary when a thorough risk assessment has been performed

How to use a circular saw if you’re a beginner

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Circular saws are one of the most important tools in a workshop. This is because they help in cutting different materials such as wood, plastic, tiles and metals. However, circular saws are a bit challenging to use for beginners as they require a high degree precision and dexterity. There are two types of circular saws

7 things to consider before a DIY bathroom renovation

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Before you can begin thinking about how you want your bathroom to look like after a DIY renovation, there are some considerations to bear in mind. After all, one of the worst things that can happen is that after all that planning, you realise you’ve overlooked a very important detail. You wouldn’t want all of