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|Installing New Gutters25|
Fix or replace guttering to prevent leaks and damage
|Installing a Gutter and Downpipe19|
Step-by-step guide on how to install new gutter and downpipe.
|How to Paint a Door11|
You can update any room with a freshly painted door and frame. Follow our tips and advice for painting your door.
|Repairing a Leaky Gutter10|
DIY tips from Handyman
|Laying Sheet Vinyl without a Seam10|
Most rooms can be covered with a single, seamless sheet of vinyl. This gives a neat finish, but it is hard to lay. The size of the sheet makes it cumbersome and very heavy, so you will need a helper. Trimming it to the wall also requires greater skill.
|6 ingenious DIY repairs7|
Here are some DIY tips to help you save money by using common household items that will help you to work faster, safer and more effectively. You don't have to be particularly handy to make use of our advice: these are basic, simple procedures.
|Fix a sagging plasterboard ceiling6|
A sagging ceiling can generally be renewed with a minimum of trouble simply by fixing timber battens and plasterboard sheets below it.
|Installing Gutter Guards or Screens5|
Gutter guards prevent leaves and debris from falling into the gutter. Installing them is very DIY-Friendly.
|Filling gaps along joints, window frames & kitchen worktops 5|
Houses are full of problem gaps, learn how to fill these gaps
|Repairing holes in plasterboard using a backing piece4|
Small holes in plasterboard can be repaired in the same way as in plaster. Medium-sized holes – up to about 125mm across – need to be fitted with a backing piece to block the cavity before they are filled with plaster filler. Larger holes, or a severely damaged surface, cannot be satisfactorily repaired with a filler. The damaged section must be removed and a new piece of plasterboard nailed to the frame and properly finished.
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