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Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: June 27, 2013 | No Comments »

Shutters have become very popular in the UK for a number of reasons, they are decorative, they shade homes from hot sun and provide privacy without the need for naff nets. Shutters can also be used to provide extra insulation and security in your home. When we visited Grand Designs last month we were pleased Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: June 26, 2013 | No Comments »

We went for a stroll in London on Saturday and came across this marvellous garden set up right by the Southbank Centre. It was called the Queen’s Walk Windows Gardens and designed by Wayward Plants, an award winning garden design collective. The concept was based on just how much potential there is in a window Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: June 24, 2013 | No Comments »

We know that many of you like to attract nesting birds to your gardens to help eliminate garden pests as well as to enjoy the sight and sound of birds in the garden. One of the best ways to encourage birds into the garden is to give them food, water and shelter, and it is Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: June 22, 2013 | No Comments »

DIY Doctor Welcomes Initiative to Ensure Roofers are Competent The NFRC (National Federation of Roofing Contractors) is warning roofers that there is a Local Authority Building Control Notification ‘Purge’ underway which will affect building owners having roofing work done and roofing contractors. The clamp down started on the first of June and involves site visits Read on…