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

  • 2 May

    How Much Does It Cost To Get Carpets Fitted?

    Cost of carpet fitting

    When you visit someone’s house, what is the first thing you notice? Well yeah, of course, the door, but as you go in it’s the carpets! Having a dirty, used carpet can really bring down your houses appeal. Carpets Carpets, on a lighter note, are floor clothes, well kind of. …

  • 2 May

    7 Best Concrete Breakers & Buyers Guide (Heavy Demolition Work) – 2020 Review

    Concrete Breaker

    I recently undertook quite the garden project that involved having to buy a concrete breaker to get rid of a garage base & other bits of stone, as you can see in the lovely flattering picture above. Like most, I initially thought about hiring one, because of it being a …

April, 2020

  • 25 April

    DIY Girl Doll Bed

    DIY Girl Doll Bed

    This DIY Girl Doll Bed project is the perfect craft for Fathers and daughters to make together. If you have been looking for the perfect Father Daughter craft that will win them both over, then try this Girl Doll bed on for size. This is a simple one day project …

  • 21 April

    6 Reasons to Use Ready Mix Concrete

    Concrete Mix

    When it comes to convenience, there no other concrete product like ready mixed concrete. And with ready mix concrete, it means concrete that has been specially formulated to fit different architectural projects. It is a mixture of cement, water, and a mix (of gravel, sand, and crushed stones). Ready mix …

  • 20 April

    What Causes Cut Edge Corrosion?

    Corrosion

    If your in this kind of business then you should know how important it is to give a coat of paint to the cladding sheets during their manufacturing process. This prevents the sheets from getting damaged from the elements of nature. But when you cut the sheets to suit your …

  • 19 April

    How Big Can I Build An Extension Without Planning Permission

    Building an extension

    You have a lot of creative ideas and different furniture designs in your mind to deck up your house. The current structure and space would not allow you to go ahead with your creativity because of lack of space. An idea pops up in your head to renovate and build …

  • 18 April

    DIY Guide To Green Demolition

    Guide To Green Demolition

    Why is it that when people think of going green during home improvement they almost always think of recycled glass counters, old jean insulation, etc. Why is it that no one ever thinks of going green during the demolition process? Yes folks, it is possible and here’s how. When removing …

  • 18 April

    Amtico vs Karndean, Which is the Best Flooring?

    Amtico Flooring

    Amtico and Karndean are two of the most popular and luxurious types of vinyl flooring. They are both excellent choices in terms of durability, design and cost. They are actually the only brands all those years that have managed to maintain their popularity and the trust of the customers. Deciding …

  • 15 April

    Different Types of Window Shutters

    Different Types of Window Shutters

    Window shutters are one of the best ways you can add privacy, beauty and some level of security. Many of the shutters are hinged on one side and then connected to the window frames. Despite the materials which the shutters are made from or if they have slats and louvres, …

  • 13 April

    5 DIY Tips on Unblocking a Drain

    Faced with a non-working drain and don’t have the time or patience to solve it yourself? Your next step should be to call a drain company near you and have it solved in a professional manner. However, we’ve pulled together some DIY tips so take a look at our 5 …