Choosing the right paint for decorating your home

Choosing the right paint for decorating your home

When you’re looking to decorate your home the first thing you’ll have to do is work out what you want to do. If you’ve decided you’d like to paint your room your thoughts will instantly run toward what colours you’d like, but with so many types of paint on the market it can be difficult to know the difference, so we’re going to have a look at the types of paint and why they’re different in this blog. Read more

Choosing the right type of wood for your job

Choosing the right type of wood for your job

When setting out on a DIY project there are a few main things you have to take into consideration. Firstly, you have to know your skill set. Don’t start a project knowing you don’t have the skills to finish it. If you don’t think you can do it, you’ll end up bringing in a tradesman and at more cost. Secondly, make sure you have the right tools for the job. This will just make your life a lot easier. Lastly, make sure you have the right materials. This is the focus of this blog.

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DIY Car Maintenance

DIY Car Maintenance

Everyone who has owned a car knows that a trip to the garage can end in you shelling out hundreds of pounds on things that seemed quite innocuous. There are a lot of cases when a trip to the garage isn’t really necessary and you can save a lot of hassle by doing the repairs yourself. If it goes wrong, however, you’ll be left with no car.

Knowledge is key here, there are jobs you can do with little technical know-how and we’re going to look at them here. Read more

Your house maintenance calendar for the end of the year

Your house maintenance calendar for the end of the year

When you care about your house and know you’re there to stay (at least for a bit), chances are you’ve put great care and investment into it and its general state. It is then important to inspect your house regularly in order to spot and fix any potential issues and maintenance. Planning your DIY ahead will avoid any unnecessary stress and last minute spends that you wouldn’t have accounted for. Read more