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Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: October 19, 2018 | No Comments »

The subject of bath, basin, shower or appliance waste pipes may not be a hot one but if you are planning on a kitchen or bathroom renovation or on moving an appliance such as a washing machine, it’s important to know your options when it comes to what waste pipe system you should or shouldn’t Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: September 11, 2018 | No Comments »

It’s been a busy year so far here at the DIY Doctor headquarters in rural Somerset, with plenty of exciting things going on. As we are now rapidly moving out of summer and into autumn, we thought it would be a good time to tell you all about the upcoming trade shows we are appearing Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: August 13, 2018 | Comments Off on How the Modern Homeowner Finds a Good Builder

In days gone by if you needed a good builder, plumber or electrician you’d ask your neighbours for a recommendation or, if they didn’t know one, you’d turn to the trusty Yellow Pages. There are still local directories but these are a little hit or miss. Nowadays you go online to find a local tradesman.

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: July 24, 2018 | No Comments »

A leaking toilet cistern or toilet can waste as much as an astonishing 400 -600 litres of water a day. You could be wasting precious water, causing damage to your home, costing yourself money, wasting valuable eco resources and all without even noticing! It is likely that if your toilet cistern is leaking onto the Read on…

Posted by: DIY Doctor |  Posted on: July 13, 2018 | No Comments »

Electrical sockets can get damaged by being cracked or overheated. Don’t put off repairing damaged electrical sockets they are potentially lethal and it is not a difficult or expensive job to repair a damaged socket. Providing that you are competent you will have no problem repairing a damaged socket, it is a reasonably straightforward job. Read on…