How to Fit a Roller Blind

How to fit a roller blind Tools Required: Tape measure Scissors Pencil Bradawl Power drill with masonry bits Screwdriver Roller blind with fixings Method: Measure the width required. Some blinds can be cut to fit (check the manufacturer’s instructions). Mark the positions for the brackets…

How to fit a Toilet Seat

How to fit a Toilet seat-Step by Step sometimes a toilet seat may become loose, cracked or unsightly fortunately the toilet seat can be easily removed and, replaced to replace the toilet seat a new seat needs to be purchased at a hardware or plumbing…

How to Repair Damaged Plasterboard

How to repair damaged plasterboard step by step plasterboard can be damaged by accidents like a piece of furniture knocking into a wall or when you have had a new socket fitted . Tools Needed: an offcut a plasterboard String Filler Filling knife sharp knife…

How to Hang Shelves

How to hang a shelf step by step there are lots of different shelving systems on the market and here is just some of many ways of hanging them.The  process is the same. Tools Needed power drill Tape measure Spirit level Bradawl wall plugs Screwdriver…

How to Hang a Picture or Painting

hanging a picture or painting on a wall should be a relatively simple task but before you start there are some important facts to consider to make sure your picture is properly secure on the wall. Tools Needed: A hammer Spirit level Stud, Pipe and…

How to Bleed a radiator

how to bleed a radiator step by step Sometimes blockages can prevent radiators from heating up fully . An irregular intake of air can cause corrosion in the radiator. If a radiator feels cooler at the top than the bottom it’s more likely that a…

How to Draughtproof a Window

how to draft proof a window step by step drafty windows waste money and energy at a time when we all need to be conscious of saving energy and reducing the impact our homes have on the environment as well as our utility bills. To…

How to Fix a Creaky Floorboard

How to fix a creaky floorboard-Step by Step creaky floorboards can be very annoying, especially when you have squeaky floors upstairs that are under the carpet. The most common cause of this are loose boards where the fixing nails have worked loose causing the boards…

How to find a Stud Wall

How to find a stud wall-Step by Step If you need to hang up kitchen cabinets, TVs or anything that requires a strong mounting frame especially on plasterboard walls then it is imperative that you locate the studs before attempting to hang anything up on…

How To Stop a drill bit from Overheating

A power drill is a hard working tool and sometimes gets hot. This can lead to overheating, the drill may keep stopping or even worse start smoking. Why does this happen? A combination of factors like worn brushes in the drill itself due to wear…