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

Winter is arguably the most difficult time of the year to complete any form of home renovation project. From the unpredictable bad weather along with darkness that draws in early and the potentially freezing cold temperatures, dealing with a renovation project at this time of year is difficult for both the construction workers onsite as Read on…

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

Further to our energy saving blog about fitting reflective foil behind radiators, we have since come across a product called Radflek that does exactly what we were telling you about. It reflects the heat that would be absorbed by the wall behind the radiator back into the room. This saves energy and electricity for minimal Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: November 1, 2013 | No Comments »

According to figures collated by the Electrical Safety Council approximately 70 people die and 350,000 are seriously injured from electrical accidents in UK homes each year. Nearly half of these problems are caused by house fires which start from electrical fires. These are started by faulty appliances, or fittings overheating and causing a fire to Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: October 30, 2013 | No Comments »

Just as we always suspected DIY and Gardening are good for your health. It is not just the physical activity that seems to be the beneficial factor, but just being ‘active’ in the sense of using the mind and body together to achieve something fulfilling. Of course we are being a bit facetious with the Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: October 29, 2013 | No Comments »

Recent statistics from the Home Office reveal that a domestic burglary takes place every 40 seconds in the UK. With that in mind, securing your home has never been more important. See the infographic at the bottom of this article for an illustration of what we mean. One of the best ways to keep your Read on…