The free diy home improvement guide with answers to your questions on a wide range of do it yourself projects.

 

Saws - power and hand 2

Diy guide to the types and use of power saws. Circular saws and jigsaws. Making straight or curved cuts in wood and choosing the correct type of blade for the material.

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Screw types 1

Identify screw types and their uses. Details for slotted crosshead and round head screws as well as raised head and mirror screws.

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Screw types 2

Identify screw types and their uses. Details for chipboard twin thread and self tapping screws as well as clutch, dry wall and coach screws.

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Screw types 3

Identify screw types and their uses. Details for pilot holes, using brass screws and help with small screws.

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Screws - using with wood

How to choose the right type of screw, drilling pilot holes and countersink methods for recessed screws.

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Sealant around baths and basins 1

Types of mastic and sealant for bathrooms. Preparing the bath or basin edges, setting up the sealant gun and masking for perfect results.

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Sealant around baths and basins 2

Types of mastic and sealant for bathrooms. Applying sealant around the bath or basin edges, using the sealant gun and cleaning for a professional finish.

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Sealants - An ultimate guide

Used for many applications in DIY and home improvement, there are many different sealants available. This user guide explains how to choose the correct sealant for the job

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Self Storage – When , Why, and How Much

Guide to self storage which can be a convenient and cost effective way to store belongings – when moving house, renovating your home, travelling or de-cluttering. Plus, helpful tips to help you choose the right storage facility and get the best value for money

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Shelves

How to put up shelves, planning and designing as well as materials to use. Box shelving, edging and fixing methods for track and brackets.

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Skirting Boards - Fixing New

Guide to cutting and fixing new skirting boards detailing how to cut internal corners and external mitres as well as screwing to timber stud walls or solid plaster walls using plugs and screws.

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Sliding doors for wardrobes

Guide to sliding wardrobe door and track systems. Measuring cutting and fixing the tracks and doors.

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