Mat

A complete novice trying to navigate in the world of DIY. I bought my first home about 2 years ago & ever since I've been trying to research & learn how best to tackle common household problems.

July, 2021

  • 12 July

    What Size Is a Standard M8 Screw?

    Standard M8 Screw

    Bolts and nuts are basic fastenings essential for assembling machinery, furniture, and equipment. In every circumstance you are using a fastening, you will be required to use the right size. There are different ISO metric sizes for bolts and nuts that help you choose the right one to use in …

  • 9 July

    Can You Use Masonry Paint On Wood?

    Masonry Paint For Wood

    It is possible to use masonry paint on wood. The main reason for applying this paint is for decorating, but you can use it for insulating and protection purposes. Note that you can’t use the masonry paint directly on your wood. The wood is a porous material, and a lot …

  • 5 July

    Silent Night Air Purifier Review

    Silent Night Air Purifier Review

    Pollutants from burning wood, tobacco, cooking gases, dust mites, pet dander, and building materials contribute to an unhealthy and unconducive indoor environment that adversely impacts humans. People with respiratory illnesses are the most affected by these pollutants.  Fine particles such as smoke and dust are a major concern because they …

  • 2 July

    Best Double Ovens

    Whenever you host family or friends for special occasions, you may realise you need a double oven to avoid delays. A double oven is popular because of its efficiency and ability to hold more. You can refer to it as a workhorse because you can cook a lot at once. …

June, 2021

  • 28 June

    Best Oven Cleaner UK

    Best Oven Cleaner

    When there is a spill in your oven, you should clean it right away. Your oven can achieve full life expectancy only in two ways. One way is to opt not to use it at all, and the other way is to clean it up after use. When you keep …

  • 25 June

    Best Bathroom Extractor Fan

    Bathroom extractor fan

    A bathroom extractor fan is a ventilation device that removes air from the indoor to the outdoors through a metal duct—an extractor fan helps in exhausting odour and moisture from your bathroom for air improvement purposes. By nature and what it is used for, the bathroom is a humid, damp …

  • 21 June

    Sony HT-SF150 Review

    Click to open expanded view Sony HT-SF150

    Sony is known for its high-end electronic products in the market. It is behind some of the most impressive Dobly Atmos soundbars. Sony HT-SF150 is a game-changer in the soundbar because it a cheaper device from a very reliable company. The Sony HT-SF150 has little competition in the market. You …

  • 18 June

    Bosch WAN208GB Review

    Bosch WAN28201GB

    Whether you are looking to replace your old washing machine or upgrade the current one, you do not enjoy spending more on one item. Bosch company aims at giving you a reliable, easy to maintain, energy-efficient, and affordable washing machine. The Bosch WAN 288201GB machine is the best option for …

  • 14 June

    Humax FVP-5000T Review

    Humax FVP-5000T

    Do you want to watch your favourite TV show again? Worry not! Humax FVP-500T Freeview Smart TV Recorder is here for you. It has a 2 TB hard drive storage that allows you to record up to 1000 hours of content. It is a wireless device that uses WiFi to …

  • 11 June

    How To Smooth Walls Without Plastering

    Smooth Wall

    Plastering is the most commonly used method to smooth walls for a finished look. Plastering needs a professional skill for a smooth application. Applying plaster to walls gives a strong and long-lasting finish. Plastering gives both new and old walls a perfect finish for painting and also helps make the …