Category: Odd Jobs

How to use postcrete

Postcrete is a fast setting concrete used to set posts for fencing, decking or whatever you need a set post for. Postcrete is popular due to how quickly it sets...

How to fill gaps in skirting board corners

Gaps in your skirting board corners can be caused by a multitude of different things. Poorly cut mitres, walls that aren’t straight and even settlement in new buildings can be...

How to Remove Rawl Plugs

If you have ever painted a wall in an older house then you will have no doubt run across this classic DIY problem, ugly rawl plugs seemingly scattered across your...

How to Extend a Washing Machine Waste Pipe

If your washing machine or dishwasher is far enough away from your sink, then the standard waste pipe that comes with your appliance may not reach the drain spigot. So...

How to stop a draught from uPVC windows

Draughts from UPVC windows are usually caused by one or two key issues. In most cases, the issue stems from the windows not closing correctly. So to diagnose the root...

How to clean a stove top griddle

If you use a cast-iron stove top griddle then you will have no doubt wondered how you should properly clean it? We all know that a cast iron griddle is...

How to lift floorboards

This is a question people ask me all the time, how do you lift a floorboard without completely destroying it? Over the years of working as a professional joiner, I...

Cheapest way to heat a garage

With the cold days coming in fast, you may well be thinking of the best way to heat your garage, with electricity and gas prices at the moment everyone is...