Brown Paper Floor: Do-It-Yourself Alternative To Hard Wood Floors

Brown Paper Floor: Do-It-Yourself Alternative To Hard Wood Floors Want to rip out your ugly carpet but don’t have the money to put in hardwood flooring? Using this simple DIY technique, you can give your floor a faux leather look with the tones of wood–and it’s really cheap....
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Dulux – Help and Advice

Frequently asked questions and video guides These quick tips and video guides deal with the most common queries. Quick tips How can I dispose of my unwanted paint? Does Dulux have a sustainability / environmental policy? Has Dulux reviewed the environmental impacts of its operations? Has Dulux reduced its impact on the environment? How are Dulux reducing the impact of packaging on the...
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How to Sand a Floor

Budget Around £75 for a hire pack of floor and edge sander Time This is a weekend project Skill You don’t need to be competent DIYer to sand a floor, but you do need to be prepared to put in a lot of elbow grease You will need:- Hammer Nail punch Cold chisel Wide masking tape Flexible wood filler Filler knife Floor sander Edging sander Old chisel Goggles Dust mask Ear protection White...
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What is the best way to environmentally clean brushes and rollers?

Cleaning paints out of brushes and rollers uses substantial amount of water or solvent. If you need to reuse the brush/roller again for the same job then an alternative to washing them is to place them in an airtight plastic bag, applying masking tape around the handle to keep the air out. This will keep the equipment supple over-night. Washing solvent-based paint from brushes required the use of...
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Understanding and Repairing Home Heating Systems

Types of Home Heating Systems Your home may have one of several types of heating systems. They can range from blowing hot air through ductwork to piping hot water through your floor. Whatever type of heating system you have, it will have advantages and disadvantages. So it’s worth a quick review of the most popular types of home heating systems, how they work, and their pros and...
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5 Easy Tips to Save Money on Your Kitchen Remodelling

5 Easy Tips to Save Money on Your Kitchen Remodelling Remodelling your kitchen is a great way to increase the value of your home, but it can be more expensive than you think. Tearing down tiling, laying new flooring and replacing appliances doesn’t come cheap. However, with careful thought and planning everyone can save money on their kitchen remodel. Here are 5 easy tips to help get you...
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