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DIY: How to pour and set foundations

DIY: How to pour and set foundations

The correct setting of the foundations will ensure that the concrete base is of the required thickness and width to provide stability...

DIY: Replace Broken Windows in Wooden Frames

DIY: Replace Broken Windows in Wooden Frames

Save yourself money by doing your own glazing.

DIY: Bricklaying for Beginners

DIY: Bricklaying for Beginners

Bricklaying requires many different skills, so it is best to practise by building relatively low retaining walls, screens and dividing walls until you have mastered the skills of laying bricks.

How to mark and dig good foundations

How to mark and dig good foundations

It is essential that the foundations for new walls and houses are the right size and in the correct position to take the load of the wall and prevent movement.

DIY: How to Plaster Like a Pro

DIY: How to Plaster Like a Pro

Sand-cement plaster is used extensively in building work for both protecting and decorating concrete, masonry and concrete ceilings.

What is the correct batch ratio for mixing concrete?

What is the correct batch ratio for mixing co...

The ratio of cement to river sand and stone determines the strength of the concrete.

DIY: How to Install Burglar Guards

DIY: How to Install Burglar Guards

This simple task will keep burglars out and your family safe.

DIY: Fit a Sink into a New Wooden Counter Top

DIY: Fit a Sink into a New Wooden Counter Top

What’s a kitchen without a sink? Follow these simple instructions to fit a sink into a gleaming new countertop.

DIY: Resealing a Bathtub

DIY: Resealing a Bathtub

Dark stains and mould on your bathtub seals? It’s time to replace them.

Replacing a Damaged Tile

Replacing a Damaged Tile

Don’t let a broken tile ruin the look of your tiled wall.

How to erect a Small Wooden Fence for more Privacy

How to erect a Small Wooden Fence for more Pr...

It’s an easy way to make your garden more private. This fence will be attached to your neighbour’s fence and screen off your garden.

How to Build a Timber Deck

How to Build a Timber Deck

Adding a timber deck to your home gives you more usable, comfortable living space and also adds value to your property.