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Posted by: Jdesvignes |  Posted on: December 1, 2012 | No Comments »

There has been a huge level of growth in the green homes industry in recent years. It seems that many of us have finally woken up to the possibility of doing something to help the planet. This is great news and one of the side effects has been the number of unusual and interesting ideas Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: November 30, 2012 | No Comments »

DIY Doctor was an idea conceived by one man – Mike Edwards, who, having worked in the building industry for many years, recognised that his knowledge of processes and materials was something that he could share with people over this new medium ‘the internet’. (His idea struck in the 90’s so it was relatively new Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: November 29, 2012 | No Comments »

Do you ever ‘Google’ yourself? Yes of course you do! People check themselves out on the web all the time. When I put my own name in I find there are 115 people in the Uk with the same name, 15 of them on the professional social media site Linked In. Then I get on Read on…

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…