All Home Building Tips

Changing a Lightbulb Holder

This is a particularly useful skill to have if you wish to upgrade the fittings in a room after decorating, or simply replace an old or broken one. An old dusty lightbulb holder can let down an otherwise decent space.

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Building a Picnic Table

Building a picnic table is a project that can be fun and practical. This simple, but sturdy, picnic table can seat six adults and will provide years of service.

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Changing a Tap Washer

Not only is a dripping tap annoying, it also wastes precious water. Water by-laws make house holders responsible for the maintenance of their own water systems. In this leaflet we will discuss how easy it is to change a leaking...

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Adjusting Hinges

If your cabinet doors are out of alignment and you have European-style hinges, no problem. Hinges are designed for easy adjustment. Don’t let their complex look scare you. All you have to do is turn a few screws, and any mistak...

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Installing a Security Light

External security lighting provides both peace of mind and useful night-time illumination in the garden. There are a variety of styles of lighting that you can choose from and many of these are quite simple to install.

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Hanging Wallpaper

Follow these easy steps to hanging wallpaper and you will find the job easier than you imagined.

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Laying Bricks

Improve your bricklaying skills by following the hands-on demonstration in this video.  Apply the concrete mix correctly, align the bricks and use a spirit level to get your wall right the first time.

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Preventing Paint Drip

Do the lids on your paint containers stick because of paint dripping into the rim? This video demonstrates a simple technique to solve this "sticky" problem.

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Handy Tool Belt

About to throw away your old work gloves?  Watch as this video demonstrates how to turn them into a handy tool belt.

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Paint Brush Drip Dry

If you thought old lever arch files were good for nothing but throwing away, you might be in for a surprise. Check how you can create your own paint brush drip dry rack.

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