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.

April, 2019

  • 10 April

    Building & Fitting Alcove Shelves

    Fixing a shelving unit in an alcove

    Are you looking to fit a new shelving unit in an alcove inside your home, or perhaps under the stairs? We’ve written a step by step guide on the easiest way to build & fit shelves in an alcove, it’s usually quite straight forward and shouldn’t be too taxing to …

  • 3 April

    Mezzanine Bedroom Design Ideas

    Mezzanine Floor

    Live in a home that’s rather space conscious? Then you may have or at least be away of what a Mezzanine floor is. Often the Mezzanine Floor design is used to create space for a bedroom, this solution can be brilliant especially if you have high ceilings as it can …

March, 2019

  • 27 March

    How to identify different types of asbestos & if it’s dangerous

    Caution Asbestos

    Asbestos is common, more common than you may think. If you have been looking around your home & think that you’ve found Asbestos you may want to try and identify it. Here is a complete guide to the different types of Asbestos you may come across & whether they are …

  • 20 March

    Air Conditioning: A Complete Buying Guide

    Install air conditioning UK

    Are you looking into buying an air conditioning unit? Then we’ve put together a buying guide for you to help you understand which unit is best for you & make a completely informed decision, use the navigation below to find out more. Quick Navigation What you need to consider Types …

  • 13 March

    The History of Electrical Wire Colours in the UK

    Electrical rewiring

    Electrical wiring in the United Kingdom is defined as any type of electrical installation designed for operation by end users in industrial, commercial, or domestic buildings. This may also include special installations such as caravan parks, marinas, and more. The installation can be differentiated using a number of factors including …

  • 6 March

    What is a Standard Bath Size?

    Standard Size Bath Tub UK

    Quick Answer: the standard UK bath size is 1700m in length and 700mm in width. Installing a bath in your bathroom may at first look like a simple project. But there are a lot of considerations to make before proceeding and one of them is size. Picking the right bath …

February, 2019

  • 27 February

    How to Lay Laminate Flooring

    Laminate Flooring

    Laminate flooring has become one of the most popular flooring options for homeowners. It’s actually very easy to see why. Laminate is classy and relatively cheaper compared to hardwood. It’s easy to maintain too and it can play a crucial role in increasing the value of your home. Laminate often …

  • 11 February

    What Size Skips Do I Need?

    What Size Skip Do I Need

    It’s actually quite a common question, more common than you may think. When you’ve decided to undertake work within your home, if it’s significant, then the chances are you will need a skip for the waste. The next question is, what size skip do I need? Get a FREE Quote …

  • 11 February

    Best Home Alarm Systems

    Home Security Systems

    As crime rates in major cities continue to rise, a lot of homeowners are taking decisive measures to protect their homes against potential harm. Installing home security systems is perhaps one of the most recommended moves. A security system does two things. First, it notifies relevant authorities if there’s an …

  • 11 February

    How To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs

    How to get rid of bed bugs

    Bedbugs are small brown oval bugs that look like apple seeds that hide within your room in places such as mattresses, bed frames and headboards. Hiding spots such as these give the bedbugs easy access to people so that they can bite during the night when they are active. Though …