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Lady emptying water container of a dehumidifier.

Sadly, mould, mildew and damp are all far too common in the UK – even in new builds! Here we go over some of our top tips for mould prevention to help keep you and you home safe and sound. Top tips for mould prevention There are a wide variety of things you can do […]

Bike resting against a tree

Rust, otherwise known as iron oxide, can be unattractive and if not kept at bay can cause immeasurable damage to metals. Having some minor rust on your bike isn’t necessarily the end of the world, but it is something you will want to keep your eyes on and treat asap. Fortunately, there are a few […]

Composite wood fences

Composite wood fencing has become more and more popular over recent years. This is likely due to a few reasons, with the largest factor likely being their low maintenance. However, it should be noted that even composite wood requires a certain level of care. Here we discuss our top tips and advice to keep yours […]

Person creating a fluid art painting.

To those not in the know, it can seem like acrylic paint pouring is very simple and in some ways, it is. However, there are so many little things along the way that can ruin your artwork all too easily. So, we are going to be detailing the top 10 most common paint pouring mistakes […]

Bike being washed

Even if your bike isn’t caked with mud, we still recommend giving it a clean every so often to keep it in tip top condition. If you are a regular road rider, we recommend cleaning your bike every 25-30 rides or so and if you’re a mountain biker or cross biker, more often. It might […]

Money saving tips for DIY

There’s a huge variety of jobs you can do around the home yourself, from something small such as shelving, to large projects such as an extension. Whilst it can be very rewarding (as well as a lot cheaper!) to handle the project yourself instead of hiring a professional, once you start paying for tools and […]

Close up of a upvs window frame being painted

uPVC (otherwise known as Un-plasticised Poly Vinyl Chloride) is most likely the most commonly used material for windowsills and window frames. However, they can be a little bit boring or even ‘ugly’ looking, so today we are going to show you how to paint uPVC windows to keep them looking fresh and interesting! With long […]

Penetration damp on an interior wall

You have probably found this blog post because you have damp, right? But maybe you’re not totally clued in on the various types or how to deal with them. So, let’s dive into the nitty-gritty of the three most common damp types today, so you can handle them like a pro. In your house, you’ll […]