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Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: May 16, 2013 | 1 Comment »

This is another in our series of Grand Designs features, this one is about Tree Tents with a low environmental impact construction I was really pleased to see Jason Thawley and his Tree Tent at Grand Designs Live at the Excel Exhibition Centre in London. His innovative Tree Tent ‘balls’ featured on George Clarke’s Amazing Read on…

Posted by: Franziska |  Posted on: May 15, 2013 | 1 Comment »

Garage doors are available in all different designs, from rollers to sectional and up and over variants. Although they may appear different on the exterior, these overhead doors all work in the same way. Moving across metal tracks on the wall, the doors operate using spring tension to provide the power needed to open and Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: May 15, 2013 | 2 Comments »

This morning’s issue of Stylist featured an article by Lucy Mangan on why we’re all saying ‘Bye, Bye’ to DIY – if you haven’t read it yet, you can find it here. For the most part, I can agree with Lucy’s sentiment. The quick fix, flashy home makeover shows of the last decade did perpetuate Read on…

Posted by: Alex |  Posted on: May 15, 2013 | No Comments »

In matters of home security it’s always important to do things right and after deciding on the specific security camera or camera system that you desire you’ll want to make sure that everything goes to plan when it comes to installation. Image Source Inevitably you always end up getting what you pay for, with video Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: May 14, 2013 | 1 Comment »

Samuel-James Wilson describes himself as a Bricklayer/Builder/Blogger from North Yorkshire He entered the building trade at 15, having been disillusioned with school, and started off taking a plumbing apprenticeship before switching to become a Bricklayer’s labourer for two years, and finally formalising his training by entering a bricklayers apprenticeship.Now self-employed his jobs have included working Read on…