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09/11/2015
The number of women working in manual trade is expected to rise to a quarter of the workforce by 2020.
Painting roller
29/10/2015

It’s that time of year again. We’ve got some ideas to protect your home during the winter months, and maybe save a few quid at the same time.

home ready for winter
29/10/2015

A recent survey commissioned by Swinton Insurance has discovered that more than half of Britons don’t feel brave enough to carry out minor repairs in their homes.

DIY Tool Kit
16/10/2015
Chinese scientists have developed a new paint that is able to change colour in a variety of ways. The paint uses nano-sized cells, which can be controlled to inflate or deflate in order to detect visible light at different wavelengths. This generates different colours, causing the chameleon-like effect.
Colourful chameleon
30/09/2015

Princes William and Harry rolled up their shirtsleeves to help reclaim and rebuild the homes of military families in Manchester. As part of the television program DIY SOS they donned hard hats and work boots to help those in need.

construction
30/09/2015

For many of us, DIY is one of the best ways to show pride in our home. Building improvements, one-of-a-kind installations, and the chance to work with amazing power tools all lure us in during the weekend and our inner builders itch to get out.

When to call a professional
14/09/2015

For a recent painting and decorating project we used some specialist painting tools by Purdy for the first time. We give you our verdict on how we got on with some of their most popular tools and whether or not we would use them again.

Purdy roller and frame review
28/08/2015

Just before you complete the purchase of your new home and move in, it can often be one of the most stressful periods of the whole moving experience.

Guide to moving home by Handywork Solutions
11/08/2015

An online article has claimed that DIY must increase its appeal to a younger market, as the youthful consumer continues to struggle with common work around the home.

Hammer and Dowel Pins
04/08/2015

DIY retailer Wickes has announced a sizeable growth in operating profit for the first half of the year, news which confirms that both the home improvement and construction markets are enjoying further growth once again.

Handsaw

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