Living Room Make-Over

One of the hardest room in any house to make over when you’re doing your home-improvement, is the living room. This was no different in our case. The living room was the last one cleared out and painted. As you can see in the first picture, the boring walls were covered with old-fashioned wall paper, […]

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Add Interest To Plain Wall Paper

Let me show you how to add interest to plain wall paper. Not many people like to remove old wall paper when doing home-improvement. They’re afraid of what they may find under it, as crumbling and cracked walls can be disguised with the cunning use of wall paper. We removed all the wall paper in […]

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How To Repair A Dripping Tap

Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to repair a dripping tap. Always follow the manufacturer’s guidelines to prevent flooding and spilling accidents. Most modern taps have their own isolating valves. You should always turn this off (give it a quarter turn) before doing any work on your tap. If your tap doesn’t have an isolating […]

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How To Properly Insulate Your Loft

This article shows you how to properly insulate your loft (attic). This is a relatively easy job and needs no DIY skill. There’s another article about insulating your pipes, floor, and windows and doors on this site.  In the UK, you can apply for grants from your local council to have your loft insulated for […]

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DIY Tools and Fixings

DIY Tools and Fixings are not things you’ll know about if you’re new to DIY. The range of DIY tools and fixings out there may be a bit confusing to you. What do you need for what job? How do you use the fixings and where. This article gives you a breakdown of  what DIY tools […]

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