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

Many people complain that their light bulbs blow regularly and we run through the main reasons that this happens It is not likely that the problem you have is a major one. Your circuit breakers (MCB) in the house are designed to trip if there is any fault in the wiring. A bulb blowing may Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: April 9, 2013 | No Comments »

National Garden week starts next weekend just as we are launching our new DIY Doctor gardening section As you know we really enjoy sharing our knowledge with you on all things DIY, and we have asked some good friends in the gardening world to give us the benefit of their knowledge, to bring you some Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: April 8, 2013 | No Comments »

We are pleased to announce the winner of our logo competition, but it is a low key affair. If you braved the snow to visit us at the National Home Building and Renovating Show at the NEC in Birmingham last month, you may have entered our logo competition. The winner came over from Chester, but Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: April 5, 2013 | 2 Comments »

We are teaming up with those nice guys at Moneysupermarket.com to find out what you keep in your drawers. As we all know, a good workman can be judged by his quality, and quantity, of good tools, so we wondered if you would share with us what you have in your ‘Man Drawer’ for those Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: April 4, 2013 | 1 Comment »

Anyone who has been to Mike’s presentations about plastering will know that he has been trying to track down the meaning of the word ‘hawk’, in relation to the tool a plasterer uses to hold his plaster while he puts it on the wall. We have finally found an answer that he is happy with Read on…