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Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 11, 2013 | No Comments »

When you are working at height for prolonged periods you need to use scaffolding. It is not safe or sensible to balance on a ladder to replace windows, fix guttering or replace roof tiles. It is certainly not a good idea to balance scaffold boards (sometimes called scaffold planks) on a ladder like this guy. Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 7, 2013 | No Comments »

DIY Doctor wants to be the UK’s leading resource for the protection of anyone who is employing a builder against rogue traders. Home owners lose millions of pounds by employing cowboy builders, and we want to help you to root out the bad guys and find your self a reliable, conscientious and honest builder. There Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 5, 2013 | No Comments »

DIY Doctor has been spending time re-writing some of our projects and the one on air bricks has been republished with lots more information including what air bricks are for, and why you should look after your air bricks to make sure they are providing enough ventilation. Below are some of the questions we deal Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 3, 2013 | No Comments »

DIY Locks and Latches Make sure you have the right lock as far as your insurance company (and the Police) concerned to help save you stress and heartache if you are unlucky enough to have been targeted by burglars. We have loads of information on DIY Doctor including different types of locks that you can Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 2, 2013 | No Comments »

The Department for Energy and Climate Change have announced details of its ‘Pay as you generate’ scheme for domestic renewable heat technologies, known as the Renewable Heat Incentive. Under the scheme, householders installing a flatplate or evacuated solar thermal system, biomass only boiler, pellet biomass stove with back plate boiler, air to water heat pump, Read on…