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Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: September 9, 2013 | No Comments »

I don’t want to put a damper on this whole heatwave thing, but with the lovely weather we have been experiencing, over the last 6 weeks or so, it is unlikely you have paid much attention to your central heating boiler. In a couple of month’s time however, the boiler will be on full blast Read on…

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

The Heritage Hub is offering a unique opportunity to see the restoration project, which is underway by the National Trust at Attingham Park. The Nash Roof over the Picture Gallery is being restored, and Sarah Kay, who is the National Trust’s Attingham Park Curator, has agreed to conduct a tour, and talk about the works. Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: September 6, 2013 | No Comments »

Channel 4’s Grand Designs is a ‘must watch’ for anyone interested in property design. It also gives the guys in our office a certain amount of satisfaction to scoff at how amateurs always underestimate the time, money, and effort it takes to build a project that is genuinely bespoke. Mind you I don’t think they Read on…

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

Boxing-in pipework is a great way to save money on your heating bills, while hiding unsightly heating and water pipes. This boxing-in itself will not save you any money, but the fact that the boxing can hide otherwise unsightly pipe insulation means that there need not be a single pipe in your house that’s emitting Read on…