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Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 28, 2014 | No Comments »

Brick Barbecue for Your Garden If you have been checking out our new projects and are inspired by the idea of building a brick barbecue in your garden you might want to check out some ideas for how it could look. You will of course need to buy some accessories such as a grill and Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 27, 2014 | No Comments »

Self-Build Advice – Machinery and Plant If you are the driving force behind a new house build, no matter how skilled you are, you will almost certainly need to enlist the help of others along the way. From specialist electricians to hired hands who will help you get on top of the most labour-intensive parts Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 26, 2014 | No Comments »

Do you know what a TRV is? The term TRV stands for Thermostatic Radiator Valve. This type of valve senses the temperature in the room and automatically turns  the flow of the heating hot water on and off, to keep the temperature in the room even, all the while the heating is turned on at Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 21, 2014 | No Comments »

Did you know that every year 300,000 people require hospital treatment because their attempts at garden DIY have gone wrong? Many of these injuries are down to electrical equipment – in fact, a third of all gardeners say that they’ve had some sort of electrical accident while doing work outdoors. UK charity Electrical Safety First Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 19, 2014 | No Comments »

The History of the Tin DIY Giants Ronseal offer us a look into their past with a nice infographic as they look back over 50 years in the Home Improvement market. Ronseal is one of the first names many people think of when they talk about DIY, which is probably due to their clever marketing Read on…