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Category "Do-it-yourself & Construction"

Where to buy discount plumbing supplies

Where to buy discount plumbing supplies

Shopping to buy discount plumbing supplies is a tricky business at best, and quite confusing for those who don't know much about it. Calling a professional plumber to fix designer sinks may end up being cheaper than buying bath sinks, the electric tools and DIY tool kits required. However, once people get the hang of it and know where to get the supplies, it gets a lot easier.
How to fit a washing machine hose

How to fit a washing machine hose

Washing machine hoses will often still be functional long after the washing machine they serve has completed its final load. Despite this, they do still occasionally develop leaks or in the case of a new machine, they have to be fitted correctly. To learn how to complete a plumbing installation and fit new washing machine hoses, read the guide below.
How to fix a blocked drain

How to fix a blocked drain

It happens to everyone at some point. A sink or toilet gets blocked and how do you free this obstruction? Fortunately, most blocked drains are simple to clear and do not require the time and expense of a plumber. Follow the tips in the guide below and you will soon know how to fix a blocked drain when it happens to you.
How to fit a projector bracket

How to fit a projector bracket

For optimum viewing effect, the best place to install a projector is on the ceiling. The projector is attached to the ceiling with a bracket, and while the bracket installation is a fairly straightforward job, where to precisely place it is entirely another matter. With that in mind, here is a guide on what you need to know about installing that projector bracket.
How to install bathroom ceiling fans

How to install bathroom ceiling fans

Installing a ceiling fan in your bathroom is generally an easy and inexpensive project to perform, requiring only a few materials. There is also a a variety of models to choose from such as designer ceiling fans and ceiling fans with lights, to match your bathroom's interiors. Generally, bathroom ceiling fan installation would only take one hour to complete.
How to fit teak flooring

How to fit teak flooring

In the modern world of interior design, wooden flooring is becoming an increasingly popular choice for both professionals and amateurs alike. Whilst being both practical and easy to maintain, wooden floors also add a beautiful finish to any room. The choice of wood is virtually endless. However, teak wood flooring is a popular choice for many. Here is a guide on how to fit teak flooring.
Milwaukee V28 cordless tools: The facts

Milwaukee V28 cordless tools: The facts

Are you a professional in the construction industry? Are you an expert in do-it-yourself constructions? In any case, finding the best tools is not an easy task even if you read all wrench and drill reviews available. You can start by reading the following article, where you can find all the interesting facts that you need to know about the most popular Milwaukee V28 cordless tools.
How to draw a house cleaning schedule

How to draw a house cleaning schedule

How does a busy person with kids and a job have time to tidy up the home? Having a house cleaning schedule takes off the stress of having to frantically clean up when visitors are expected to come over. Find out how to avoid procrastination and make an organised system of cleaning the house with greater efficiency.
Cleaning with vinegar

Cleaning with vinegar

Vinegar is something that "makes itself." As long as "aerobic bacteria come in contact with the alcohol in a liquid while exposed to oxygen. It then makes acetic acid, and this is the acid that you find in all vinegars." Vinegar has been used to clean things since ancient Babylonia.During the Black Plague, people put vinegar on their skins to prevent infections. It was also used in World War I to clean wounds. You can clean your house with vinegar today.
A guide to tile grout

A guide to tile grout

In rooms that get the toughest treatment, such as kitchens and bathrooms, a ceramic-tiled floor is often the first choice. It is virtually indestructible, and although a chipped or cracked tile is almost inevitable in an active household, it is easily fixed. The stains suffered by the tiles and grout due to wear and tear, are also easily treated. Here is a guide to tiles and their sealing grout.
How to fit wall mounted taps

How to fit wall mounted taps

While traditionally baths tend to be fitted with the 'deck mounted' type of tap that is connected directly to the bath itself, there is a popular alternative and that is wall mounted taps. One of the more popular types here is the 'Bar Valve' type which is often found in shower units too. These wall mounted bath taps tend to have a standard configuration of hot and cold supply. Here follows a brief guide on how to fit them.