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Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 13, 2013 | No Comments »

Woodworm: DIY Hints and Tips Woodworm can be a serious problem for the structural integrity of the timber in your home but thankfully there are a few DIY prevention tips you can utilise to minimise their spread and prevent further infestations. Woodworm Tip Number 1 In the warmer months (May – September), woodworm beetles will Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 12, 2013 | No Comments »

Tiling gives great effects in areas that need to be waterproof, or where they need to be easily cleaned. However we thought it was worth pointing out the very different effects you can get by mixing and matching tiles to produce patterns, pictures and shadows, which you might not have considered. We have tiling projects Read on…

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…