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Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: February 2, 2016 | No Comments »

Plaster goes quite hard quite quickly – or at least it used to. A plasterer can now get extra time to work with  plaster by using EXTRATIME plaster retarder. Ideal for for the professional plasterer, working on large areas Ideal for DIYers who need more time to work The Skill of Plastering Working with plaster Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: February 1, 2016 | No Comments »

This is a reader’s experience of finding dodgy plumbing including leaks in sewage pipes and joints when he moved home. Gildas contacted us with his experience – which is a cautionary tale about finding the right tradesmen to work in your house. Read his murky experiences below. Three months after moving in to my house Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: January 25, 2016 | No Comments »

Cut Tiles Right First Time Tiling with full tiles onto a perfectly smooth and perfectly square wall is a relatively simple job which is easy to DIY. Unfortunately these conditions are unlikely to be the ones you are facing in your kitchen or bathroom. We consider it our job to help you with the difficult Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: January 11, 2016 | No Comments »

10 Things You Need to Know when Planning a Building Project Set your goal – This may seem obvious but take time to think what it is you want to achieve when you are planning to build; what things are important to you during the project; and with the finished building. Make sure that you Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: January 4, 2016 | No Comments »

How to Make Sure You Have the Right Junction Box Junction boxes are one of the most commonly used devices for both professionals and DIY-ers when working with electrics and cabling in the home. A junction box is a type of ‘connector’ that is used any time one cable needs to be joined to another, Read on…