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Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: October 16, 2012 | No Comments »

Source Last month the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) announced their plans to invest £12 million to kick-start the Green Deal, divided between seven major cities in Britain. The cities involved are Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sheffield. Each has formally proposed that they will lower their carbon emissions. The funding Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: October 15, 2012 | No Comments »

Insurance company Aviva have commissioned a survey investigating home improvement patterns and have found that many children continue to ask for DIY help from Mum and Dad even after they have grown up and moved out. The amount of time parents spend on these tasks equates to about 51 hours per year and is most frequently Read on…

Posted by: pdblythe |  Posted on: October 14, 2012 | No Comments »

Smoke Alarms Every year in the UK, Fire and Rescue Services are called to more than 600,000 fires, which cause over 800 deaths and 17,000 injuries. Around 10% of these fires, 140 a day, are domestic house fires, which kill nearly 500 people and cause over 11,000 injuries. Many of these deaths and injuries could be Read on…

Posted by: estelle |  Posted on: October 13, 2012 | 1 Comment »

Photo by Cat You got some new desks a tad too big for the space available and now you need to re-adjust the legs or saw the top off the desk. Or maybe you are hanging up a new shelf to provide relief for your overflowing bookcase. Whether you’re attempting a major renovation or you just Read on…

Posted by: eliselawson |  Posted on: October 12, 2012 | 1 Comment »

Installing double glazed windows can improve the overall appearance and energy efficacy of your property but you could still come across some problems with it. Continue and read on to find out what these issues are and how you can remedy them. Adding double glazing as substitute for your current windows will offer you amazing Read on…