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.
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 - 3 hours
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.
Changing a Tap & Plumbing Faults - 4 hours
Learn about common tap problems that you may come across and how to rectify them. Practice replacing existing taps including isolation valves and learn about the tools required to carry out the job. Understand how to rectify basic plumbing faults and complete the maintenance in your own home.
Removing a Radiator & Installing Thermostatic Radiator Valves - 3 hours
Learn how to remove and replace a radiator in order to decorate behind it. Understand the benefits of Thermostatic Radiator Valves' throughout your home and practice installing them.
Wall Fixings including putting up Shelves & Mirrors - 3 hours
Learn about and practice on how to put up wall fixtures including floating shelves, pictures, curtain poles, bathroom accessory sets and mirrors.
Skirting & Architrave - 3 hours
Practice measuring, cutting and using mitres for skirting boards and architraves. Include going around an alcove to practice internal and external corners.
Laminate Flooring - 4 hours
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 - 4 hours
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 - 4 hours
Learn how to repair and make good minor damage and surface imperfections to plastered walls.
Hanging & Removing Patterned Wallpaper - 3 hours
Gain the confidence and practice hanging patterned wallpaper and lining the patterns up.
Floor Tiling - 4 hours
Understand how to estimate the amount of tiles needed, practice the correct method for laying floor tiles, the tools required for both laying and grouting of tiles.
Wall Tiling - 4 hours
Understand how to estimate the amount of tiles needed, practice the correct method for laying wall tiles, the tools required for both laying and grouting of tiles.
Save Energy, Save Money - 3 hours
Discussion around the changes you can make in your own home in order to save energy and money.
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
0845 600 5428.*
*Calls will be charged at local rate
For You Can Do It workshops in the Republic of Ireland, visit visit diy.com/ie
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