close
Advertisement
Shop Now
Magazine

DIY Projects

Building Steps Into a Slope

Building Steps Into a Slope

Roughly shape the slope before you start building the steps. If it is steep, remove some of the soil. On an irregular slope, build up where necessary with additional soil

Build a Retaining Wall using Concrete Blocks

Build a Retaining Wall using Concrete Blocks

Masonry retaining walls are built with a reinforced concrete base as an anchor and a wall of hollow concrete blocks reinforced with 12mm steel bars.

Build Timber Covers for Wheelie Bins

Build Timber Covers for Wheelie Bins

Keep wheelie bins accessible but tucked away with a timber cover.

How to stain a table

How to stain a table

DIY step-by-step guide on how to stain a table

Ultimate DIY Workbench

Ultimate DIY Workbench

It's a dream with lights, extra powerpoints plus slide-out space and even a dust extraction system

Laying Ceramic Tiles - Planning Layout

Laying Ceramic Tiles - Planning Layout

Tiled floors are durable and easy to clean. They are suitable for a wide range of locations, particularly wet areas, and there is a huge range of colours and patterns available.

Drilling Holes through Tiles

Drilling Holes through Tiles

Many bathroom and kitchen accessories, like soap dishes, must be screwed to the wall – in which case you may have to drill holes through ceramic tiles.

How to Prepare and Paint Weatherboard

How to Prepare and Paint Weatherboard

Update weatherboard, masonry or FC sheeting with good preparation and expert techniques for application.

How to lay new decking boards

How to lay new decking boards

Use this installation technique to finish a new deck or to replace old boards on an existing base

How to Build a Courtyard Deck

How to Build a Courtyard Deck

Utilise that wasted space in your backyard

How to Fix Faulty Flush Cisterns

How to Fix Faulty Flush Cisterns

Leaking toilet cisterns do waste water, and cistern overflows occur if the inlet valve doesn't shut off when water reaches the correct level.

How to Lay Turf

How to Lay Turf

Artificial turf is a great new alternative

How to Mend a Tiled Roof
Installing New Gutters

Installing New Gutters

Fix or replace guttering to prevent leaks and damage

How to restore a leather sofa

How to restore a leather sofa

Leather is a natural product and can fade, crack and dry out but as long as the hide hasn't been cut or ripped, it's simple to revive.

Pages

Advertisement