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Posted by: Chloe D |  Posted on: April 25, 2013 | 1 Comment »

Through many years of use, it’s easy to see how the door gasket or seal on your washing machine can eventually wear out. This can cause a variety of problems, most notably the potential for the machine to leak when it’s running a cycle. This could be a major problem for both the appliance and Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: April 25, 2013 | 2 Comments »

Countdown to a Million You Tube Views – we can bust this wide open by the end of the month with your help. Visit the DIY Doctor You Tube channel for loads of useful and fun videos about DIY, building, and Home Improvement tasks, tips and tricks, ‘How to vids’ and tool reviews. Please leave Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: April 24, 2013 | 2 Comments »

Can you help us hit the Million? We are getting so close to a million views on You Tube, and we would love to hit the big one by the end of the month, so we are encouraging all our users to go to our channel and browse through all the fantastic videos we have Read on…

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

The government are releasing up to 100 building plots in the 2012 Olympic village in Stratford, and some East Londoners are bidding to self-build on the site. The London Legacy Development Corporation’s (LLDC) has called for expressions of interest for anyone wishing to build on the site, which was the former handball arena. There is Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: April 23, 2013 | 2 Comments »

It is great news for self-builders who are planning and budgeting to build their own home. The government has announced plans to grant financial exemptions to Self-Builders who are currently subject to CIL. CIL or the Community Infrastructure Levy was introduced by the Labour Government and affected self-build property, whether it was for investment purposes Read on…