Welcome to the DIY Doctor's Blog

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

The Met Office reported that 2012 was the second wettest year on record and we can expect more of the same in the the next few years. Not only are we getting more rain but it is falling in more intense downpours, which makes the likelihood of flooding more likely as the rivers cannot deal Read on…

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

Today’s meeting between the UK and Irish Governments, to increase their commitment to renewable energy, could mean cheaper energy bills for all of us. Edward Davey is the UK Secretary for Energy and Climate Change, he is meeting with the Irish Minister for Communications Energy & Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, to formalise a commitment to Read on…

Posted by: estelle |  Posted on: January 24, 2013 | No Comments »

DIY is all about tools, and one enormously convenient tool is the iPhone, which is starting to do what previously required an entire toolbox and a very forgiving cohabitant to do professionally. But which apps are the most useful? Here we run down ten of the best… Image Source WikiHow: How to and DIY Survival Read on…

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

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is integrating all its information into the newly transformed Gov.uk website. The Gov.uk website got a new look last year to streamline the presentation and to make it very simple to use and read. While the result is perhaps a bit ‘boring’ in terms of design it Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: January 23, 2013 | No Comments »

The National Homebuilding & Renovating show 2013, will be held at the NEC in Birmingham, and will run from 21-24 March. As always there will be lots of interesting things to do and see, for anyone who is embarking on a building project, whether self-build, or employing a builder. DIY Doctor will be appearing on Read on…