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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.

Installing New Gutters

Installing New Gutters

Fix or replace guttering to prevent leaks and damage

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

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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

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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.

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