You Can Do It Workshops.

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.

  • We'll show you step by step how to tackle the job
  • We'll let you have a go yourself under the guidance of our DIY experts
  • And pass on those tips of the trade to get the best finish for your job
  • Workshops range from 2-4 hours and start from £10
  • Over 18's only

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.

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with one of our adult workshops. Simply choose which workshop you want to do and book!

  Day Course Morning Afternoon  
  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  

You can do it workshops

Featured Workshops


Power Tools

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


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.

Basic Plumbing


Basic Plumbing

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.

Timber & Joinery


Skirting & Architrave

Practice measuring, cutting and using mitres for skirting boards and architraves. Include going around an alcove to practice internal and external corners.

Laminate Flooring

Practice estimating amount of flooring required and underlay. Practice with the correct tools and methods for laying laminate flooring including going around existing features.

Decorating


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.

Tiling

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...

  • Bolton
  • Coatbridge
  • Cribbs Causeway
  • Dundee
  • Durham
  • Erdington
  • Gillingham
  • Grimsby
  • Holywood (N.I)
  • Meir Park
  • Poole
  • Sutton
  • Swansea
  • Swindon
  • Trafford Park

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
03330143354.*

*Calls will be charged at local rate

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