Installing an Extractor Fan in Your Bathroom

By |2021-05-24T08:54:40+00:00November 28, 2011|Household Jobs|

Installing an extractor fan in a bathroom is an excellent way of reducing condensation, which leads to damp problems. Damp can leave marks on the wall which painting over won’t hide, it can encourage mould growth or at worst lead to plaster becoming permanently damaged. In a modern home, or [...]

Internal Door Repairs

By |2021-05-24T08:54:40+00:00January 25, 2011|Household Jobs|

Internal doors should be trouble-free but can occasionally offer problems, particularly in older properties. Doors can stick, drag on their hinges or warp so they no longer close properly. But if you know what you are doing resolving these problems becomes pretty easy DIY stuff. Know Your Door First you [...]

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Lagging Pipes and Other Insulation

By |2021-05-24T08:54:40+00:00January 18, 2011|Household Jobs|

Many people only think of loft insulation when we talk about insulating homes. And there's a lot of that talk about, with rising fuel prices and a growing awareness of ecological issues. But insulating your home shouldn't stop with loft insulation, lagging pipes should be the next port of call [...]

Preparing a Room for Carpet

By |2021-05-24T08:54:37+00:00February 11, 2008|Household Jobs|

At some time or other you will have to prepare a bedroom or living room for the laying of carpet. You may be laying this carpet yourself or be employing the services of a professional carpet fitter but either way there will be some tasks that need to be performed [...]

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Cleaning Gutters and Drainpipes

By |2021-05-24T08:54:38+00:00August 8, 2007|Household Jobs|

Cleaning your gutters and drainpipes is a useful habit to get into. Overflows can allow damp to enter your brickwork and damage the interior of your home. On this page we provide useful tips on how to clean your guttering and drainpipes effectively. The Guttering System The basic guttering system [...]

Filling Cracks and Chips in Walls

By |2021-05-24T08:54:37+00:00May 4, 2007|Household Jobs|

Sometimes the thought of repairing damage to walls can seem like an intimidating job, especially when faced with a number of cracks and chips on your plaster walls but there is really no need to worry. There are an increasingly good number of DIY products on the market to help [...]

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