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Welcome to DIY How To - Home Improvement Help, Advice, Tips

Check out our projects section for DIY help and advice, our projects have step by step guides, diy tips and detailed images to make the job even easier to follow. We cover all skill levels enabling you to start off with small DIY jobs and progress to larger, more challenging DIY projects.

Diy is a popular pastime within the UK and millions of pounds are spent each year by individuals completing home improvements. Not only can it save you money, but by having a go at do it yourself can give rewarding results. Care needs to be taken when performing DIY jobs as accidents can happen, if you ever feel you are not competent to carry out certain jobs then seek professional advice.

If you're not into DIY you can still benefit by viewing our project section, its always better to have a little understanding before you employ a business to undertake any home improvements. A little DIY knowledge can go a long way.

When decorating your home, every little corner is important. Finding the right balance between colours and materials is the key when trying to create a peaceful space.

DIY is not just about your house, but about your garden as well. Having a well maintained garden is top priority for some people. If you are struggling to keep it tidy due to all sorts of outdoor items lying around, perhaps you should invest in a garden shed.Garden sheds come in several different shapes and sizes, so whether you have a small or large garden you can find a shed that will fit perfectly.

The kitchen is such an important room in the house – just think about how much time you spend in there every day cooking and eating! You want nice surroundings with the perfect equipment to create a nice atmosphere in your kitchen.

Socialising within the home is becoming ever more popular, whether its dining with family or having friends over for a dinner party, having modern contemporary glass dining sets will compliment any dining area within your home.

When the time comes to apply for your first mortgage to help finance your new home, having some DIY skills may allow you to purchase a house that needs some modernisation, this can help save you thousands of pounds over a number of years. Take a look at our articles and projects for advice and inspiration.

The number of people carrying out work to increase their house value has trebled in the last two years. With this surge there are now over 21 million adults who would happily use online 'how to' videos to carry out home improvement. Be very careful before carrying out electrical DIY advice as not all online content is provided by competent fully qualified people. Look at these spoof videos to realise the dangers.

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Projects


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Directory


Directory

We have created a DIY Business Directory for retailers and companies who provide DIY products and services for your home.

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Questions and Answers


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