How to repair a house wall
Most houses are built from a combination of bricks, concrete blocks and timber on a solid base known as the foundations. Some older houses can also be made of local natural stone.
Dealing with damp
Damp is one of the last things we want to face at home. It doesn’t matter if we’re a homeowner or a renter, it’s not a good thing.
How to insulate your loft
Insulating your loft can seem like an unappealing job, but saving money on your utility bills always sounds good.
How to repair a ceiling
In old houses the ceilings could well be constructed from lath and plaster, while in modern houses they're more likely to be made of plasterboard.
How to insulate the home
Believe it or not, the average uninsulated house loses around 35% of its heat through the walls, 25% through the roof, 25% through draughty doors and windows, and 15% through the floor.
How to insulate water pipes
Insulating the floor of your loft will keep your house warmer – trapping heat in the main part of the home.
How to insulate a cold water tank
When winter weather hits we work hard to protect our homes. But all too often we forget areas that are out of sight, such as the loft.
How to repair a roof
There are various different types of eaves and verges that protect the edges of roofs where they meet the house walls. This is where guttering is attached to drain water that falls on the roof.
How to replace guttering
If you need to replace your guttering and plan to do the work yourself, you'll find new plastic guttering is the easiest type to fit.
How to clean and repair your gutters
The exterior of your house takes a constant battering from the elements - especially wind and rain. This can take its toll on the masonry and guttering systems, and can sometimes overwhelm them.
How to gain safe access to the loft
Creating access to the loft is a great way to make more use of your loft space and there are lots of things to consider when installing hatch door and loft ladder.
How to fix staircases
Over the years, you may find that some of your stairs work loose from their fittings. Or they might dry out and shrink slightly, causing creaks and squeaks when you climb them.
How to fit wall plugs
Wall plugs are essential when hanging cabinets, mirrors and shelves - in fact anything you want to attach to your walls.