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10 Tips for Building Stud Walls

| April 9, 2015
10 Tips for Building Stud Walls

Planning, building, altering or removing a stud wall are all home improvement projects that are manageable by most competent DIY-ers. Being able to completely change the layout of a room, add storage space or a bathroom or turn two rooms into one, without having to call in an expensive builder has got to be worth considering.

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How to Fit Guttering

| April 9, 2015
How to Fit Guttering

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.

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How to Clean and Seal Decking

| April 9, 2015
How to Clean and Seal Decking

Learning how to clean a deck properly will not only keep it looking good, but will also help to prolong the life of the timber. Deck cleaning can be a quick and easy process, as long as you do it fairly regularly.

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Finding Wall Studs

| April 9, 2015
Finding Wall Studs

When hanging a picture, putting up shelves or attaching anything to a partition wall, it is important to find and fix into one of the wooden studs that make up the wall structure. There are several methods you can use to find the studs in a partition wall, depending on what tools you have to hand.

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Replacing Shed Roof Felt

| April 9, 2015
Replacing Shed Roof Felt

Replacing worn and split felt on the roof of a shed is essential if you want your tools and other garden equipment to stay in good condition.

Learn how to remove and replace old, worn or ripped shed roof felt in this step-by-step guide.

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How to Hang Wallpaper

| June 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
How to Hang Wallpaper

Wallpapering a room is one of those jobs that, with the correct preparation, can be easier than it first seems. Following a few simple rules will make the job easier and will result in a finish you can be proud of.

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Treating Woodworm

| March 30, 2011
Treating Woodworm

Woodworm, the name given to several different types of woodboring insects, is currently not as much of a problem in the UK as it is in other countries. However, this does not mean that it can be totally ignored.

Learn how to spot the signs of woodworm in your home, and how to treat the problem before too much damage is done.

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