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There are some tools that are more important to keep in your toolbox than others. With hundreds of different tools available, it can often be difficult knowing which ones to invest in. Here you will find the most essential tools to keep in your toolbox in case of a DIY emergency.
The Most Important Emergency Tools
There are a variety of tools that will come in really handy at times of emergency. A radiator bleed key is one of them. This helps you to eliminate any trapped air inside the radiators. If …
When you take on a DIY project, it is essential that you have the right tools. There are so many different tools that you can purchase. But which are the most important and what do they do?
Magnets – Handy in Every Toolbox
If your DIY project involves working with nails and small metal parts then a magnet will come in extremely handy. You can use it to pick up the small parts, as well as to find them. Often when you drop a screw, it is difficult to find where it …
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Taking part in any DIY project can be messy. If you plan on decorating your home this winter then you may want to hire a skip. Obviously if you just plan on doing a small job such as painting, you will not need a skip. Even if you are only planning on painting the home, why not consider upgrading your appliances or furniture if you have the money?
Winter is the perfect time to upgrade. However without a skip you could have problems getting rid of your old appliances and household …
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Built in bookshelves often make a home look really cozy. If you like to read then you will need a good place to store your books. Built in bookshelves are ideal as they save space and provide you with plenty of additional storage.
There are several things that you will need to consider before you actually build the bookshelf. Firstly you need to determine where it will go. You really have to properly think about the space around the bookshelf and whether it will be easily reachable. Will any pieces of …
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Taking part in DIY projects around the home can be a great idea however, unless done correctly; they can also turn into complete disasters. If you have never attempted any form of DIY project then it may be a good idea to leave it to the professionals. Not only is this a safer option, but it could also potentially save you a lot of money in the long run too.
One thing that you will need to think about before you carry out a DIY project is your home insurance policy. …
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Are you thinking of adding an extension to your home? It can be a good idea to have additional space included with the home as it can increase the value. However, what you first need to consider is the cost of the extension. There are various factors that will make a difference to the cost of your extension and you need to take them into account before making your mind up.
What You Should Consider
One of the most important factors to consider is how big you would like the extension to …
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When you think about updating the home, you typically consider doing it in the summer months. Most people give their homes a big spring clean ready for the warmer months for example. However, there are things that you should do in winter months if you haven’t already.
There are various things that can go wrong with the home in winter. Therefore it is important to avoid any potential problems.
Problems with the Cold
The first problem that you will notice with colder months is that it is more difficult to keep the home …
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If you are thinking about starting a few home improvements then there are a lot of tips available to help. Updating the home by yourself is not always easy, but it can save you a lot of money. In part one of this DIY tips series you will find tips to help you at the start of any DIY project.
Tip Number One – Dealing With Screws and Nails
A lot of things in the home are held together with screws and nails. When you are dealing with small parts it can …
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Upgrading your property by yourself can be extremely rewarding. Whether it is a simple paint job or whether you plan to complete refurbish the kitchen. Actually doing the work yourself can save you money and give you something to focus on too. However, there are times when you should consider hiring in a professional.
Particularly complex jobs such as repairing electrical faults should never be attempted yourself. Unless you have been trained as an electrician, it is much safer to leave the work to a professional. The same goes for plumbing. …