Category Archives: DIY Tips

Checking your heating system

If your heating system is more than about five years old it could be worth checking to see if the system is likely to scale up or the water difficult to circulate due to a sludge build up. If you … Continue reading

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Fixing a difficult to turn tap

In time many taps become very difficult to turn, this is because most water in our country is hard in nature meaning that it has lime in it, the reason the taps become difficult or in some cases you find … Continue reading

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DIY Tips – measuring for a sliding wardrobe

So, you’re in the process of updating your bedroom and want to fit a sliding wardrobe, but don’t know where to start. Then this DIY guide is for you. In this article we’ll show you how to measure your room … Continue reading

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Decorating on a budget

Changing the look and feel of a room needn’t be expensive, in this article we’ll show you to transform your home on a budget. Adding colour to the walls Painting the walls is possibly the cheapest and easiest way of … Continue reading

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Now the Christmas decorations are down

The one thing that most of us find is that when we have taken down the Christmas decorations, inevitably some minor scrapes and marks are usually left behind, especially when we try to get the Christmas tree out! The first … Continue reading

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How to Remove Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl flooring is great for some areas of the house such as bathrooms and kitchens that are prone to water spills, but like everything that has regular use it will wear out or look outdated. Removing vinyl flooring may seem … Continue reading

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Insulation check

With the onset of winter not all that far away, now is the time to take a serious look at whether your home is adequately insulated. Poor insulation, or worse still no insulation can cost hundreds of pounds extra  in … Continue reading

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Tips for assembling flat pack furniture

Flat pack furniture has given consumers access to quality furniture that is cheap and can be assembled at your own pace. Some people are put off by flat pack furniture as they feel that they don’t have the expertise to … Continue reading

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How to safely fit a power shower

Fitting a new power shower does not always have to involve securing the services of a plumber or an electrician.  As long as the electrical fittings, including the power switch, are in place in the bathroom, then careful following of … Continue reading

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Clearing an airlock

It does not happen often but it can be a problem when it does occur, which is an airlock in a water system, usually this will be in the hot supply, although it can occur in the cold as well … Continue reading

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