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Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: November 28, 2012 | No Comments »

Not all toolkit items have to be expensive gadgets, for instance had you thought that a magnet might be just the thing for collecting a screw dropped into an inaccessible place. Image source A notepad and pencil is ideal for writing down measurements, ideas, shopping lists and planning. (Poetry and/or betting odds optional) Carry a Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: November 27, 2012 | No Comments »

One of the top tips that we can give newcomers to DIY and to those of you who are experienced in all manner of home improvement tasks, if you are trying out a new job for the first time then you need to practice. We were pleased to see the Guardian advocating this idea in Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: November 26, 2012 | No Comments »

With so many people being affected by flooding this year already, and sadly it seems the problem is going to get worse over time, we wanted to highlight some of the jobs that you can tackle yourselves, which may be particularly useful to anyone who cannot get insurance against flooding. Image source Here I have Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: November 25, 2012 | No Comments »

Just as a little light relief we thought we would show you what this enterprising DIY’er did to get hot water for their basin. We would like to think we could show you this just for the ‘What the …’ value and that you would never dream of copying the design. However since this guy Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: November 24, 2012 | No Comments »

A new phenomenon is going on that is surely an indicator of how masculine and feminine roles are blurring. The humble garden shed is being ‘feminised’. We saw this fantastic picture on the Garden Resources Blog, and we were very interested to read that they are finding that what was once the male domain is Read on…