We can make it easier for you to do DIY with confidence in your own home - making those dreams a reality and helping you tick those nagging jobs off your list.
Come and have a go at a DIY workshop in your You Can Do It Centre located in 15 stores in the UK and 1 in the Republic of Ireland.
Whether you want to paint the front room, tile the loo, mend a leaky tap or insulate your loft - we can show you how with a you can do it workshop.
with one of our adult workshops. Simply choose which workshop you want to do and book!
|Monday||Unleash the tools||Basic Tools: 9:30am - 12:30pm||Power Tools: 4:30pm - 7:30pm|
|Tuesday||Unleash the tiler & plasterer||Plastering: 9:30am - 1:30pm||Tiling: 4:30pm - 7:30pm|
|Wednesday||Unleash the decorator||Wallpapering: 9:30am - 12:30pm||Painting: 4:30pm - 7:30pm|
|Thursday||Unleash the plumber||Basic Plumbing: 9:30am - 12:30pm||Basic Plumbing: 4:30pm - 7:30pm|
|Friday||Unleash the joiner||Laminate flooring: 9:30am - 12:30pm||Skirting & Architrave: 4:30pm - 7:30pm|
|Saturday||Unleash the DIYer||DIY demo drop in||DIY demo drop in|
|Sunday||Unleash the DIYer||DIY demo drop in||DIY demo drop in|
Before starting any home improvement, it's important to understand how to use the tools correctly. This workshop will give you the confidence to correctly use power tools for the workshops that we offer.
Basic Tool Workshop including updating Door Furniture
Before starting any home improvement, it's important to understand how to use the tools correctly. This workshop will give you the confidence to correctly use the most basic tools for the workshops that we offer.
This class will teach you about the most common types of plumbing fittings and the most common plumbing tools. You will carry out some basic plumbing tasks, using these fittings and tools.
Skirting & Architrave
Practice measuring, cutting and using mitres for skirting boards and architraves. Include going around an alcove to practice internal and external corners.
Practice estimating amount of flooring required and underlay. Practice with the correct tools and methods for laying laminate flooring including going around existing features.
Preparing your Wall, Painting, Glossing Doors & Window Frames
Discussion around the products available to prepare walls for decorating. Practice painting and cutting in and applying emulsion including painting pads, paint pods and different quality brushes. Practice the right techniques to ensure you make your gloss look as professional as possible.
Patch Plastering & introduction to Skimming
Learn how to repair and make good minor damage and surface imperfections to plastered walls.
Hanging & Removing Patterned Wallpaper
Gain the confidence and practice hanging patterned wallpaper and lining the patterns up.
Understand how to estimate and plan the amount of tiles needed for any wall or floor tiling project. Practice the correct method for laying tiles, understanding the tools required for both laying and grouting.
Workshops available in the following stores...
You Can Do It workshops will be coming to more of our stores in the near future.
For any enquiries regarding booking a place or an existing booking, please call
*Calls will be charged at local rate
For You Can Do It workshops in the Republic of Ireland, visit visit diy.com/ie
Can't get to one of our workshops?
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