DIY

D.I.Y "Do it yourself" or home improvements. Fixing things around the house. Also see repairs

New locks

New locks

The front door on our new house is a hardwood door, it had some brass handles. These would be more in keeping with a Victorian theme than the contemporary style of the house. The handles also kept getting snagged on

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The mystery of the TV aerial

The mystery of the TV aerial

I had TV aerial sockets but a very weak signal, what could be wrong? First step, find the aerial…

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“I like big butts and I cannot lie”

"I like big butts and I cannot lie"

Sir Mix-a-Lot must have a water meter and a garden where he was growing red beans and rice, some challenging plants to grow without a good water supply.

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Wax on, wax off

Wax on, wax off

Whilst in lockdown it can be hard to complete the exercises regime you are used to. So can we use a bit of house renovation to fulfil the exercise bug?

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Close scrapes with undercupboard lighting

Close scrapes with undercupboard lighting

This week the mini fluorescent tube of our under cupboard lighting failed. The tubes have been tricky to replace so each time they popped I’ve been replacing them with LED strips. As mentioned on twitter the kitchen is a harsh

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Building a wall

Building a wall

Those who have been following on twitter will know of my latest DIY project to build an internal wall. It is my most ambitious project to date, although it is not the first time I’ve been involved in such a

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The grout is strong in that one

The grout is strong in that one

If you have been following my twitter feed you will know I have been renovating my shower room after we found, just before Christmas that the floor was rotten. I took the tiles off the cubicle and the cause of

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Doing it yourself?

Doing it yourself?

Are you handy with a hammer or perfect with a paintbrush? Do you know your nuts from your bolts? Have your home improvements gone way beyond fixing the odd drawer? These are the questions that TV company Love Productions are

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