Whichever trade you're looking to master as a DIY'er, you can be sure that you'll find some useful hints and tips in our guides.

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Plastering Tips

Plastering Tips And Guides Plastering is a skill which many underestimate, and one which often takes years to perfect. To get you started on your DIY projects we’ve pulled together some plastering tips and starter guides to help you begin to undertake some of the easier projects yourself. Post A Job Ten Plastering Guides Ten Read more...
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Tiling Tips

Tiling is one of the projects that is most often undertaken by the DIY home improvement lover, but there are still a number of fundamentals which can help to achieve the perfect project. We’ve pulled together a few guides to get you started: Tools needed for tiling What tiling adhesive do I need? Tiling mistakes Read more...
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Plumbing Tips

There are two different types of plumbing. One is ‘wet plumbing’ which largely relates to water based plumbing projects such as leaking taps, dripping showers and so forth, the other is ‘gas plumbing’ which relates to plumbing projects which involve gas, such as boiler replacements, installations and repairs. Gas based plumbing projects should always be Read more...
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Painting and Decorating Tips

Whether you’re looking to paint skirting boards, wallpaper in difficult places, remove existing wall coverings or decorate entire rooms, we hope you find our decorating tips and guides useful. Dealing with bad decorators Wallpapering a ceiling Wallpapering behind radiators How to remove wallpaper 10 wallpapering tips to get you started Hanging patterned wallpaper Autumn decorating Read more...