Whether you are laying new concrete, knocking through a wall or waiting for plaster to dry, you’ll be able to find all of our construction-based DIY articles below. These articles include detailed guides, tutorials and reviews.

Why Does Plaster Crack?

Plaster that’s beginning to crack is a common problem that happens to both new or old houses and there are several reasons why this can happen. Within this article, we discuss the main reasons why plaster cracks and what you can do to repair it.

How To Break Up Concrete

Whether you need to break concrete slabs, fence post bases, paths, internal floors or anything else concrete based, there are several ways of breaking it. Within this article, we walk you through our method to break up concrete as well as the alternative methods.

How To Use Self Levelling Compound

Self levelling compound is often referred to as floor screed and it’s used to create an even floor surface on top of a variety of uneven substrates. Within this article, we walk you through the entire process of using self levelling compound with pictures of each step.

How Long Does Concrete Take To Dry?

After laying concrete, it can be tempting to walk on it or carry on your DIY project as soon as possible. However, it’s important that you give the concrete enough time to dry and within this article, we discuss the various factors that affect its drying time.

How To Lay Concrete

Laying concrete is a relatively easy DIY task to achieve and it also requires no special tools to get started. Within this article, we walk you through the entire process of how to lay concrete along with photos of each of the steps involved.

How To Make Concrete

Concrete is a mixture of cement, sand and coarse aggregates and it’s relatively easy to mix up yourself at home. Whether you are undertaking a garden project or a DIY repair in your house, below we walk you through how to make concrete with pictures of each step.

How To Install A Vented Tumble Dryer

Replacing an existing vented tumble dryer with a new machine is very straightforward to do but the installation requires extra steps if there is no ventilation hole. If there isn’t a hole, our guide walks you through how to install a vented tumble dryer using a vent kit.

How To Cut Tiles

Whether you are taking on a bathroom, kitchen or en-suite renovation that involves tiling the room, you may need to cut the tiles for them to fit. Within this article, we walk you through how to cut tiles with or without a tile cutter.

How To Remove Tiles With Ease

Whether you are tackling wall or floor tiles in your bathroom, kitchen or en-suite, the task of removing the tiles is relatively easy. Within this article, we walk you through the steps required to remove tiles quickly and with minimal hassle.

Complete Guide To Tile Spacers

Tile spacers are small cross-shaped pieces of plastic that are designed to provide a consistent spacing between tiles. As you can imagine, there is a variety of sizes available and below we discuss what size tile spacers you should choose and how to use them.

What Tools Are Needed For Tiling

Tiling projects demand careful planning and the right tiling tools and equipment to ensure that the process goes smoothly. Whether it’s a kitchen or bathroom, our detailed tiling tools guide will aid you in getting fully prepared for your next project.

How Long Does Plaster Take To Dry?

After you’ve had a room plastered, you may be wondering how long the plaster takes to dry before you can begin painting or wallpapering it. Within this article, we walk you through everything you need to know regarding the drying of plaster.