Author Archive: DiyEx
Pushing your arm through the slats of a wooden window blind is all well and good, until one of the slats snaps. Luckily, a guide submitted by avid reader Mr A. Smeaton shows how you can fix this quickly and easily with nothing more than a pink clothes peg and some glue. I’ll let the […]
The team at DIY Extra spend quite a lot of money on tools and materials each month, and increasingly we are finding the best deals online. Here are our five favourite online DIY Stores, in no particular order, along with why we like them and what they provide the customer.
The type of aerial you need to receive the digital signal differs from those that were used to receive the old analogue transmission. Digital aerials are all wideband, meaning that they can receive transmissions across the whole frequency band, rather than just the five frequencies of the old analogue channels. Choosing the correct aerial If […]
If you have inherited badly maintained gutters from the previous home owner, or if your previously well looked after guttering has somehow been damaged, you may be considering replacing some or all of this important rainwater drainage component. This guide will walk you through each step of how to fit guttering on your house.
Deciding where to position a new radiator in a room is, of course, completely up to you. There may be good reasons why you want to place it opposite the window or on the wall where the sofa will be but, if possible, it is usually best to follow a few rules for positioning radiators. […]