Search for your DIY Project by the Type of Project: If you know the type of project you are looking for it might be easier to navigate to the right page looking through the projects we have grouped together to make it easier for you to find the right one.
DIY Help and DIY Tips: There are some great little tricks of the trade that can help you to get the job done more quickly and easily. Have a look at these tips and tricks that tradesmen have been using for years and they might help you.
Even More DIY Home Improvement Help and Advice
DIY Doctor provides more that just DIY ″How to″ projects to help you to get your home improvement projects done. We offer a number of other useful resources to get the project finished safely and in the way that you want it done. Here is a selection that we think you might find useful:
Our UK DIY forum: If you cannot find exactly what you are looking for, it is possible to ask a specific question in our forum and our active users (a significant proportion of which are practising tradesmen) will answer your query and reassure you about the best way to proceed.
Our Video Tutorials: Reading a step-by-step project is one thing but actually seeing how an expert does the job can be much more useful. We have collated a selection of great videos to help you - we have even made some useful videos ourselves which might give you that all important DIY help
Our Finding and Working with Tradesman Help and Advice: Sometimes you simply do not have time to do things yourself or you feel more comfortable getting an expert in to assist you. This is where we can help; we will ensure that you really do get an expert and not a cowboy. All tradesmen we recommend are vetted.
Our DIY Blog and DIY News: We have a nationally recognised blog! We proved regular and interesting up dates about all areas of home improvement and DIY. Keep up to date with changes, new techniques and products with our informal and easy going blog.
Our Tool Reviews: Do you want to know what a tool is for, how to use it and if it is the right one for the project you have in mind? Have a look at our reviews section where we show all and give our opinion on the various tools that we have looked at.
Our DIY Toolstore: We have always felt that it simply not good enough to show you how to do your DIY jobs around the house, we should show you the tools we would use and allow you to buy them should you need to.
Search for DIY Projects by Trade Type
Brick, Block, Masonry and Concrete - DIY how to projects help, tips and information covering brickwork, blockwork, masonry and stonework tutorials
Damp and Condensation, Rot and Woodworm - Damp DIY how to projects covering damp proofing, damp course, damp and mould, tanking, dry rot and solutions for damp
Doors, Windows Conservatories - Find all of our DIY how to projects related to doors, windows, double glazing, conservatories and orangeries
Electrical - Electrical DIY how to projects help, tips and information covering consumer units, adding spurs, electrical circuits and all related topics
Fencing, Decking, Paving and Patios - Find all DIY Doctor projects relating to fencing, patios, paving and decking including putting up fences, laying paving and building a deck
Floors, Walls and Ceilings - Collection of all DIY Doctor projects covering floors and flooring, walls and ceilings including lofts, insulation, repair and maintenance
Garages, Sheds and Outbuildings - Garages and Outbuildings DIY projects covering garage conversion, garage doors, garage damp issues and all related subjects
Gardening and Landscaping - Gardening and Landscaping DIY projects covering how to build a garden wall, garden design and makeover and other related subjects
General Building, Self Build and Renovation - Projects covering general building and self build and alteration including basements and barn and loft conversion projects and techniques
General Repairs and Cleaning - Home maintenance DIY projects covering seasonal maintenance checks, decking maintenance and all other general maintenance subjects
Green Living and Eco DIY - Find out all about green living and how you can make your home as energy efficient as it possibly to save the environment and money
Ground work, Foundations and Drainage - Foundations and Groundworks DIY how to projects covering foundations, piling foundations, raft foundations and all associated subjects
Heating, Central Heating and Boilers - Central Heating, Boilers and General Heating covering central heating, radiators, plumbing, fault finding, boilers and other related topics
Joinery and Carpentry - Carpentry, Joinery and Woodwork DIY how to projects covering woodworking, timber, types of timber, joinery and other related topics
Materials, Fixings and Fixing - Find out how to fix to different materials such as masonry and plasterboard, the types of fixings available and purchasing materials
Painting, Decorating and Finishing - Decorating DIY projects covering wallpapering, colour theory, decoupage, painting and all associated subjects
Planning Regulations, Project Management and Safety - Information on all Building Regs Approved Documents, project management and all aspects of health and safety involved in building and DIY
Plastering, Plasterboard and Rendering - Learn about plastering and rendering including all about plaster boarding and building stud walls and drylining in our DIY how to projects
Plumbing - Plumbing DIY how to projects covering copper piping, fitting wastes, isolating valves, soldering pipes and other topics
Roofing and Gutters - Learn all about roofs and roofing including flat roofs and roof windows, roof repair, chimneys, guttering installation and maintenance
Tiling and Tiles - Tiling DIY how to projects covering ceramic wall tiling, cutting ceramic tiles, grouting, replacing a tile and other related subjects
Tools, Appliances and Access - DIY tutorials covering types of hand tools and power tools and fitting and installing appliances and also using ladders and scaffold safely