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Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: April 16, 2014 | No Comments »

Roofing Queries after Reading Newsletter We sent out our Newsletter for the month and after looking at our section on roofing, it sparked off this question from CW about employing builders to look at her roof tiles. Dear Editor Do you know anyone to look and check the roof for the tiles etc? I have Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: April 15, 2014 | No Comments »

Do you recognise this problem: You are trying to remove screws from a piece of timber, or other material, and the screwdriver just keeps slipping until the screw head is a mangled lump of (nearly) molten metal? Why does this always happen to you? Well it can be as easy as 1-2-3… 1. Wrong Tools Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: April 14, 2014 | No Comments »

If you are thinking of building a workbench for your workshop, garage or shed you should head over to our projects section which has a great tutorial on how to build a workbench. This includes a video guide and plenty of pictures as well as a step by step instructions so you can do it Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: April 7, 2014 | No Comments »

In a certain DIY Shed website this brand is advertising loft boards and showing this picture of how the insulation is packed under the boards. There are two reasons why this is not right: 1. Insulation works in a loft by warming up the air that filters into the voids within the quilt. If the Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: April 1, 2014 | No Comments »

April is the beginning of Woodworm Season You may not have realised that woodworm has a season, but of course if you pay attention to these things you would realise that woodworm beetles tend to emerge from their midwinter munching at about this time of year, so they can go on the lookout for a Read on…