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.

May, 2020

  • 17 May

    How Much Does It Cost To Repair A Garage Door?

    Garage door

    The garage door is, as I assume you are aware, an essential facet in your home that ensures your car and other possessions inside your garage are safe and secure. Garage door problems are a common thing, and you should always repair it for your homes security. If you use …

  • 17 May

    Garage Conversion Ideas and Cost 2020

    Garage conversion ideas

    Converting your garage may cost you averagely between £900 – £2100 roughly, although it can obviously exceed this if you have extravagant plans. Most conversions are unique, and the charges will vary depending on the plans and the state of the garage. Before you decide on what you want to …

  • 17 May

    Natural Ventilation Tips for Your Home

    Natural Ventilation

    Over the past few decades, homes have become increasingly airtight. People have become very cost-conscious, especially when it comes to heating and cooling. As a result there has been the loss of natural fresh air coming working its way through the house. This has also has led to an increase …

  • 17 May

    Block Paving Ideas for Gardens

    Block Paving

    Block paving is one of the best looking landscaping techniques in which you can use to improve your garden, as well as that it’s easy to lay and can be done fairly cheaply. The blocks don’t just make your garden beautiful; they also help with weed control, especially when installed …

  • 17 May

    What is a FENSA Certificate, what it covers & how you get one

    Certificate

    FENSA stands for the Fenestration Self Assessment Scheme, which is an authorised government entity or a scheme that works to regulate the building construction and monitors the replacement of windows and doors. The plan is the single giant monitoring system that ensures buildings are restructured in the right way. The …

  • 17 May

    Modern Kitchen Splashback Design Ideas 2020

    Brick wall slip

    A lot of modern home designs seem to involve brick walls in the kitchen or to be more specific, brick slip kitchens. Even houses that aren’t made from brick tend to have brick walls, or so it seems. It’s possible for anyone to follow this trend due to brick slips …

  • 16 May

    How Much Does A Patio Cost

    Patio Installation Cost

    Patio, traditionally known as front porch or veranda, makes a great addition to your house. It enhances the property value and offers 55% ROI straight. Other than economic aspects, a patio offers increased space which you can use to relax, dine or for some entertainment activities. So if you are …

  • 10 May

    The Best Lawn Mowers For Under £100 (2020 Cheap Lawn Mower Review)

    Cylinder lawn mower

    Are you in the market for a new lawn mower? Lawn mowers range in price massively and there are so many different options available when it comes to types and features, it can be hard to know when you’re getting the best for your money. If you have a budget …

  • 9 May

    Best Paint For Bathrooms

    Best Paint For Bathrooms

    Before you grab for the paint brush & roller and start covering your bathroom in emulsion you might want to just take a step back. Bathrooms are unlike any other room in the house in terms of paint, think about the amount of moisture that sits in your bathroom after …

  • 9 May

    How Much Should It Cost For A New Front Door?

    A new front door is a significant investment. Whether you are renovating your house or building a new one, it is incomplete without a front door. A front door not only acts as an entryway but is crucial for protection, safety and privacy as well. You may have never seen …