Renovating your living room

You’ll find plenty of jobs to do in the living room, from a simple task like removing wallpaper to laying a new laminate floor. Each job needs its own approach, and that also means its own tools. On the Skil website we’ve listed all the jobs for renovating your living room in handy, step-by-step instructions. These clearly show you what you have to do and which tools you need to use.

  • How to wall-mount a flat screen TV

    Because a flat screen TV doesn’t have a bulky picture tube, it’s possible to mount it on the wall just like a painting. As well as that you can also…
  • How to fit a false ceiling

    A false ceiling has a number of advantages. You can make a room or hall more attractive, or you can use it to hide roofing beams or an unfinished ceiling.…
  • How to hide cables

    It’s a good idea to conceal cables neatly, both for a tidy appearance and to prevent someone from tripping over them. There are different ways to do…
  • How to lay laminate flooring

    Laminate flooring is a quick and easy way to give your living room, kitchen or bedroom a new look. You can get started straight away with these instructions…
  • How to fit a curtain rail

    Curtains in your living room or bedroom provide privacy and keep the light out. They also cut down outside noise and help to keep out the cold (or the…
  • How to fit a roller blind

    You can usually buy roller blinds in different sizes. If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to find one that fits your window perfectly. But if not, it’s…
  • How to remove wallpaper

    You want to replace the wallpaper in your home. For example if you’ve moved, or maybe you just feel like a change. Of course you can get a specialist…
  • How to fit Venetian blinds

    If you have standard-size window frames, you’ll probably be able to find Venetian blinds that fit exactly. Or you can ask the supplier of the window…
  • How to fit vertical blinds

    If you have standard-size window frames you can probably find vertical blinds of the right width. But it’s easy to adjust the width of the blinds to…
  • How to make a radiator housing

    A central heating radiator can be a rather obtrusive sight in your interior. New design radiators are often expensive, and can be difficult to install.…
  • How to paint inside walls

    You can choose from different kinds and brands of paint, but before you decide, it’s well worth getting good advice from a specialist paint store. If…
  • How to paint doors and window frames (indoor)

    Choose a suitable paint for the room, for example matt, satin or gloss. Gloss is a good choice for kitchen or bathroom, because it’s more resistant to…
  • How to make a window sill

    After renovation work or if you’ve moved into a new house, you might like to replace one or more of the window sills. The existing window sills may be…
  • How to make a wooden Christmas tree

    You can use your re-usable wooden Christmas tree both indoors and outdoors. You can make it in tabletop size, in a flat ornamental version or as a full-size…
  • How to make a cat scratching post

    Your kitten or cat is a born hunter. Scratching is a kind of body movement for cats – it stretches the muscles and helps the cat to keep fit. But if…