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HBR Southern SBanner 180x150v3 Final reminder   FREE tickets!!The Southern Homebuilding and Renovating Show opens tomorrow and this is your final reminder that you can get your FREE TICKETS here!

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DIY Doctor will be hosting the Tricks of the Trade area and this is our timetable of events for the weekend:

11am – How to skim plaster your walls
This presentation takes you through preparing the wall for plastering, mixing and applying the plaster and finally how to get it flat and smooth. You will also find out how to mend holes in plasterboard.

12.30pm – How to avoid cowboy builders
There is a lot of news in the media about ‘Cowboy Builders’ and how they ruin lives – but there is very little advice given to help you avoid them. This presentation will give advice on how to find reliable tradesmen and cover how to make sure
    · you obtain accurate references
    · your builder is adequately insured during the work
    · you are covered against accidents
    · the finished work is satisfactory
    · follow-up snagging is completed

2pm – How to skim plaster your walls
This presentation takes you through preparing the wall for plastering, mixing and applying the plaster and finally how to get it flat and smooth. You will also find out how to mend holes in plasterboard.

3.30pm – How to tile your bathroom
Often the smallest room in the house but the most difficult to decorate! Learn how to get tiles to fit perfectly around toilet, basin and bath with minimum wastage and maximum effect.


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