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07 Sep What can I use to Protect my House from Paint Spillage?
Robbie 0 57
Painting a wall or ceiling in a room can be a messy task, this will look at what you can use to protect your household’s furniture and surfaces from paint stains. What should I use to Protect Myself and My Room? While you are painting a room, it is almost impossible to not make a mess without protective sheets and tapes. This is why extra care must..
02 Sep What Protective Equipment You Should Use At Work
Robbie 0 120
If you are constantly working with dangerous tools every day then you are at a high risk of hurting yourself over an extended period of time, the following list of products will reduce this risk massively.The Common Types of Workplace ProtectionDifferent worksites require different personal protective gear so before you buy protection, make sure th..
26 Aug How To Paint Skirting Boards
Robbie 0 191
When it comes to skirting boards, it is important to ensure they are correctly painted because the purpose of a skirting board is to give a room a professional finish, and if they are not correctly painted this ruins the effect they have on the room.   What should I be using to paint? To ensure that your skirting boards have the best finish possibl..
26 Aug Different Types Of Paint Finishes
George 0 80
When it comes to painting, you can’t just pick a colour and paint. It’s a bit more complex than that. Each paint you see will have a different ‘sheen’, most commonly gloss, semi-gloss, satin, eggshell or matte. Again, you shouldn’t pick the one that you think looks nicer. Different sheens of paint are better suited to different types of room, based..
24 Aug How To Paint a Wall
George 0 94
Re-creating the appearance of your home doesn’t have to be difficult, and a task as simple as painting your wall can go a very long way in transforming the feel of your home, and it can be done on a budget. There are a few things you will need first, and a few preparation steps before you start painting.Tools & EquipmentA tin of paintPaintbrush & r..
27 Jul How to Install a Cabinet Handle
George 0 76
Cabinet handles are a small detail you will find on the cupboards and cabinets in your kitchen or bathroom. Although it’s only a small detail, choosing an appropriate handle can really make the difference between a good makeover and a bad one. They’re also relatively simple to install, as long as you have the tools required. These are:A screwdriver..
21 Jul Different Types of Plasterboard Fixings
George 0 88
When installing shelving and other appliances into plasterboard, you’ll need to use a specific fixing as plasterboard isn’t as strong as a standard wall. There are various plasterboard fixings available, and most of them are on our website. The most common types are spring toggles, speed plugs & plasterboard plugs. There are also GripIt fixings who..
14 Jul Myth Buster: Diamond Blades
George 0 120
Diamond blades are a very useful power tool accessory for various DIY & construction jobs, and they are definitely worth investing in for your project. However, many users will wear out diamond blades quicker than expected, or the material won’t cut, and this is due to the many myths and misconceptions about diamond blades that mislead customers in..
10 Jul Common plumbing problems, and how to fix them
George 0 82
Clogged DrainsWhenever you use your sink, bath or shower, it’s likely that it’s not just water that’s heading down the drain. Hair, food, grease and soap will also be heading down there, and although it might not seem like a problem it is. Over time, this builds up and can form blockages.You can spot if a blockage is building up because your draina..
02 Jul How To Damp Proof Your Home
George 0 101
Damp can be a big issue in your home, and it is very important that you identify the cause and fix the issue as soon as possible. A bit of damp is tolerable, but if it’s left to linger, it can start to affect your health as well as looking quite grotty. The blog post will take you through a rundown of the steps to take to identify if you have damp,..
30 Jun How To Fix An Internal Door
George 0 97
No matter how perfectly you install a door or its hinges, after time and use, problems will start to occur with the door. This guide will go through the types of problems it that can occur on your door, and how to fix them.Stiff or Squeaky DoorOne of the most irritating problems that can happen to your door is that they become squeaky or stiff. It’..
26 Jun 5 Reasons Why You Need a Summerhouse
George 0 92
A summerhouse acts as a defining factor when it comes to the personality of your garden, and they add bursts of colour and character while providing many uses to both you and your garden. They can be used as storage, or you can set up your office in them. Find out more things you can do with them, and we think they're a great addition to any garden..
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