How To Build a Block Retaining Wall | Ask This Old House

How To Build a Block Retaining Wall | Ask This Old House

DIY Fitted Wardrobes – Functional and Stylish Space Savers

DIY Fitted wardrobes offer people an elegant answer to their storage quandaries. If you are living in an aged home or you are in a tight budget then perhaps you don’t have the extravagance built-in closet.

Build Your Own Cooler

Build your own cooler if you can’t find one to fit your needs. This is a simple DIY that you can do yourself with a few inexpensive materials.

How Do I Lay Self Adhesive Vinyl Floor Tiles?

Step by step guide for perfect results. No prior knowledge or expertise assumed.

Simple Green Energy Tips Anyone Can Practice

Caring for our planet is important, which is why using green energy is crucial. Green energy like wind or solar power can benefit the environment in many ways! So, what can you do to make your own life more green? Read on to learn more.

How To Cut Tiles Professionally

There are many publications on the Internet detailing the best ways to cut tiles but I have yet to come across an article with the required detail to teach a reader how to make professional cuts. This article will take tile cutting to new depths and will give you the confidence to tackle your own tile projects.

Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Cement Based Tile Adhesive But Were Afraid to Ask

Cement based tile adhesive is typically available in 20kg per unit bags and is available in a few different types. Cement based tile adhesives are of a high specification and can be used on wall and floor tile installations and also with the full spectrum of different tile types. Cement by its nature is a water resistant material, so cement based tile adhesive can be used in frequently wet areas or even in total immersion of water (such as swimming pools) Also, most cement adhesives can be used externally and are frost resistant, making them suitable for fixing tiles to a garden path, patio or a porch area.

DIY – Basement Metal Frame Window Retrofit

The solution is actually pretty easy, however the material selection has always been the sticking point; but not anymore. Enter Azek wood products and their solid plastic line of dimensional lumber. Azek wood is approved for contact to concrete, below grade applications, as well as wet conditions. There isn’t any off gassing problem like conventional treated lumber and it’s extremely easy to work with, and it’s readily available at most home improvement stores like Home Depot, Menards and Lowes.

Building Regulations In The UK

It is important to be aware of your responsibility to adhere to building regulation when carrying out any DIY projects on your home. Kitchens and bathrooms have regulations that are set especially for them. If you do not follow building regulations you not only risk the demolition of your project but also the safety of your family.

Personal Safety When Tiling

It is very important to take safety precautions when tiling a room. There really is no good reason not to protect your eyes, ears, lungs, hands and knees from the hazards and rigors of the demolition, preparation and implementation process by wearing the proper safety gear.

How to Remove Old Lettering

  One of the benefits of vinyl lettering is that its removal does not damage the surface on which it is applied. New lettering can be applied on the same area. There are number of ways of removing lettering.