Other areas

You’ll find plenty of other jobs in and around the home that don’t fit into any specific category – insulating a house or garage, or installing a false ceiling, to name just a couple of examples. Jobs like these and many more are no problem, thanks to our handy step-by-step instructions. You can do it all just by following the instructions and using the right tools!

  • 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 mount plasterboard panels

    If you want to renovate your attic and install a dividing wall, then plasterboard is an obvious choice of material to use for the job. Plasterboard panels…
  • 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,…
  • 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 insulate pipes

    Insulation isn’t just good for the environment, it will also save you money. Energy is much too valuable to be wasted – what you don’t…
  • How to insulate a loft

    Hot air rises, so in your house that means it often ends up in the loft. That’s why the loft is the first place you should insulate, to prevent heated…
  • How to fit a cat flap

    If you’re a cat lover, you probably need to let your cat in and out all the time. A cat flap is a safe and handy solution which you can easily fit…
  • How to make a tool board and overview hand tools

    Good tools are important to do the job successfully. If you choose quality tools, the extra cost is more than worthwhile because you’ll not only…
  • 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.…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…