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  • What Size Reinforcing Mesh In Concrete?
    5 October , 2020 Isabel Edwards

    What Size Reinforcing Mesh In Concrete?

    Concrete is a popular material for everything from building a structure to adding a driveway outside your home. While it is strong and can withstand the worst of the weather, it sometimes can become brittle when there’s tension. That’s why...

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  • How to Soundproof a Wall
    30 September , 2020 Aaron Stretton

    How to Soundproof a Wall

    There are lots of reasons you might want to soundproof a wall or all of the walls in a room. Maybe you have thin walls and noisy neighbours. Perhaps you like to play your TV loud but don’t want the...

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  • What is PSE Timber?
    25 September , 2020 Jess lee

    What is PSE Timber?

    When you are looking at timber for a project, there can seem to be a baffling range of different types available. From rough sawn to planed and all the variations, it can be hard to pick out what you need....

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  • What Are Brick Slips?
    9 September , 2020 Ryan Bibby

    What Are Brick Slips?

    In many cases, shortcuts when building something aren’t a good idea. But there are exceptions to the rule and one of those is bricks slips. These are a clever and ultra-quick way to clad a new home, an extension or...

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  • What Is Marine Plywood?
    4 September , 2020 Gerard Dickinson

    What Is Marine Plywood?

      At first glance, marine plywood or marine ply is something you would expect to see at the marina on the boats docked there. And that is the original idea behind this type of plywood, but it is used in...

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  • Should Driveway Gates Open In Or Out?
    1 September , 2020 Isabel Edwards

    Should Driveway Gates Open In Or Out?

    When you are looking at new gates for your driveway, there are lots of choices to be made. You might be considering a traditional wood look or switch to metal garden gates. You may be tempted with automatically opening aluminium...

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  • How to Insulate a Loft
    27 August , 2020 Aaron Stretton

    How to Insulate a Loft

    Having a properly insulated loft is an important part of ensuring your home is as energy-efficient as possible. And this matters because it saves you money on your utility bills! While insulating a loft might sound like a complex job...

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  • How To Board A Loft
    25 August , 2020 Gerard Dickinson

    How To Board A Loft

    Boarding out the loft is a good DIY job because, with the right equipment and tools, it is relatively simple to do. Once you have your basic chipboard loft panels, a few basic tools and some protective gear, you are...

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  • How to Lay Paving Slabs on Sand
    18 August , 2020 Aaron Stretton

    How to Lay Paving Slabs on Sand

    There’s no shortage of ways to lay paving slabs just as there’s no shortage of styles to choose – from council paving slabs to coloured and even textured styles. Choosing the paving slab is important but getting the right foundation...

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