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Posted by: matthewdpi |  Posted on: November 3, 2012 | No Comments »

Although step ladders are incredibly easy to use, many accidents occur because of people’s carelessness when painting their walls at home. It may seem obvious, but you need to think about how to safely use them before actually starting a DIY project. There are some obvious safety rules that you should always keep in the back of Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: November 2, 2012 | No Comments »

image source Now we hear a lot about cowboys in the building game and we are the first to condemn bad workmen, but what about when the builder is doing his bit but the customer isn’t paying? Ron Downs of Unidig in Essex has had enough after being owed £12,000 by a contractor who has Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: November 1, 2012 | No Comments »

Did we mention you can get free tickets to the Northern Homebuilding and Renovating Show at the HIC in Harrogate, the show opens tomorrow and is on until Sunday. It is a bit chillier up here than it is ‘dahn sarf’, so we have had to wrap up warm while we build the stand today Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: October 31, 2012 | No Comments »

We like this upcycling idea, just be sure not to undertake the making process directly after the emptying process! Source

Posted by: estelle |  Posted on: October 30, 2012 | No Comments »

Image by Canton   Be it autumn (just) still, I am currently preparing my home for winter and the colder weather months ahead. All that sleet, snow and rain can make the solstice seem glum but at least if you’re warm and comfy it’s bearable, so here is my top list of ways to prep Read on…