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Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: March 9, 2017 | No Comments »

Why is my Patio and Drive so Slippery? Other than frost, ice and snow, slippery patios, pathways and drives are normally a result of lichen or algae spores growing in the capillaries and cracks of the surface. They are blown there by the wind, carried by the rail and even swept in as you clean Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: March 2, 2017 | No Comments »

If you are a builder, Joist Hangers should be no stranger to you, neither will the words Jiffy Hanger. To the uninitiated however, they could be modern methods of torture or something found in a changing room ! Finding out about joist hangers can make life so easy if you are involved in any kind Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: February 16, 2017 | No Comments »

We have teamed up with Hire Station to offer tool hire and plant for hire for whatever project you are planning. Why, you might well ask? Find out more about the DIY Doctor Hire Service and the tools that we offer here. Why Hire Tools? We firmly believe in using the right tools for the Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: February 3, 2017 | No Comments »

This is a really quick guide to what is allowed and what is not. It is no substitute for contacting your local building control officer for further clarification; Find out how you apply for building approval here. If you would like to read up further it is very clearly laid out in Part K of the Read on…