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

We thought we might end the week with a spot of light relief with our top 20 ‘builders songs’. Our self-imposed rules are that the title or the artist must have a link to building, DIY or household jobs, or to tools and trades. Regular readers will know that we like a good pun, so Read on…

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

This stunning property sitting on the banks of Loch Awe in Argyll, Scotland, is the overall winner of the Daily Telegraph Homebuilding & Renovating awards 2014. It is home for Mike and Ann Urwin, who commissioned the design from their architect Alastair MacIntyre, of McInnes Gardner. The house took only eight months to build and Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: November 12, 2014 | No Comments »

Finding where to place a radiator in a room can be tricky, so in this guide we are going to outline how to go about placing radiators to get the best out of them. In short, you have three main considerations: Physical restrictions Room design Safety and any building regulations (for example, with electric radiators) Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: November 10, 2014 | No Comments »

How to make an Effective ‘To-do’ list A study into British Home Improvements reveals that it is possible that there are over eighteen-million of us who are part-way through our DIY task To Do list. Do you have a never-ending DIY ‘To-Do’ list, are you steaming through a renovation project, or are you still trying Read on…