Wooden Interior doors
standard sizes - panel doors hollow doors - glazed doors imperial/ metric equivalents
Two basic features internal doors: Height, width thickness Method construction
come in a number of sizes:
Width - 24
WIRING A RING MAIN
A ring main is exactly what it says on the tin. It is a ring of wires, circling your home, carrying the mains electricity to sockets on the way. It gets the power from the consumer unit delivers it to the sockets. As both ends of the ri
WIRING A JUNCTION BOX
Part P of the new building regulations could involve a check on any additional circuitry by qualified electricians when you sell your home. This can affect your sale, you could be breaking the law and your house insurance may not be
WATERPROOF YOUR ROOF
If you are scared of heights don't attempt to repair your
roof. If, however, you are confident at working from ladders
and lightweight scaffolding towers, then the jobs described
here aren't difficult.
Ladders or scaffolding must be t
Wallpapering is a skill that develops with practice. If you are
a beginner, leave papering stairwells and ceilings until you
are reasonably competent.
Take care when working on ladders, and do not overreach.
Wallpapering is one of
To complete this task you will need the following items:
Wallpaper Scraper Bucket and Sponge Wallpaper Steamer (optional)
Filler (if required) Sandpaper (if required)
When working at heights always ensure that the structure is safe and secure. Never s
Welcome to our decorating guide, in this part of the guide we will take you through the process of decorating a ceiling, we take you through the process from hanging lining paper to hanging the ceiling covering.
To complete this task you will need the fol
Good tiling is relatively easy if accompanied by careful
planning. Estimate the number of tiles you need beforehand
and know your design requirements if you are introducing a
pattern or border. Then set out your starting point, and plan
Wall fixings for hollow surfaces
Fixings for hollow structures (walls, and doors etc.) and
ceilings how to use them
When fixing onto any surface the strength of the fixing is always dependent upon the strength of the actual surface, with hollow surfaces t
Schedule Of Materials: W ainscotting Parts needed for each 4' section:
1 2 8 2 1 1 1 1
Front panel Inset panels Moulding strips Hanging strips Base support Base moulding Top cap Cap cove
1 1 3 1 3 3 3 3
Dimensions T W L
2" 2" 4" 4" 4" 4" 4" 4"
Hookup of the Tow Dolly to Truck
1. The coupler locking device must be in the full open position. If equipped with a lower locking
plate, the plate must be in the down position. Place the coupler of the tow dolly over the 2"
hitch ball on the truck. Be su
TOW DOLLY PLANS
Before beginning please keep in mind that affordability was the key goal in building
this dolly. Many of the parts I used were attained from friends or purchased as
cheaply as I could. You may substitute anything you like wi
Careful measuring and cutting is required when constructing
a timber deck. It would be helpful to have an assistant for
some stages of the work.
Wear work gloves to avoid splinters, and safety goggles to
protect eyes when using power tools.
How to take care of timber decks, cladding, garden sheds, furniture etc the proper way.
Where do I turn for proper advice?
There are scores of products on the market for protecting and beautifying timber etc, some good and some not so good. There are equa
Three layer Felt Roofing
using cold applied adhesive
Useful tips - Skill level - Safety - Felt Roofing Materials - Tools and Equipment
Laying a felt roof is within the capabilities of most diy people providing that the process is
understood and the job is
Do It Yourself: Repair
Do It Yourself
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From "Ask DIY" episode ADI-404 - More Projects Q: My back door
Approximate Conversions to Metric Measures
Symbol WhenYou Know Multiply by To Find Symbol
in ft yd mi inches feet yards miles 2.5 30 0.9 1.6 centimeters centimeters meters kilometers cm cm m km
in ft yd mi square inches square feet square yard
SHELVING AND STORAGE
Making storage space can be as simple as putting a hook on
a wall, or as complex as a total loft conversion. Most jobs
are a matter of a little imagination and some basic DIY skills.
Keep your fingers clear when nailing and screwing a
Whenever you are carrying out DIY, your working practices
don't only affect you - they could also affect the safety of
anyone else nearby.
If a job is worth doing at all, it's worth doing safely.
Safety should always be a top priority for anyone
REPLACING A BRICK
For a variety of reasons bricks can get damaged, marked or stained. You may simply have had a hanging basket fixed to a brick with a hook in a wall plug and are now left with a messy hole. Changing a single brick is not difficult but you
Welcome to the Tiling section, this part of the guide will take you through the process of replacing a broken tile.
To complete this task you will need the following items:
Replacement tile/tiles Tile Adhesive Tile grout (ready mixed is easier) Masking
REPAIRING A DRIPPING TAP
Pillar tap diagram:
Tap indicator covers:
Tap valve seat:
Valve seat grinder
Leaks at the top of the tap:
One of the most common problems encountered in the home and still one of the
Renovating wood is not difficult, but it does require patience
and application. Don't be tempted to work on fine or antique
furniture - leave that to the experts!
Always wear a face mask when working with an electric
sander. Wear protectiv
Removing or plastering over artex
Artex is a water-based covering, usually used to decorate ceilings, and generally brought to a textured finish with the use of a brush or roller.
Some older artex may contain asbestos and it is extremely unwise to sand do
Welcome to our guide to how to remove a central heating radiator quickly and easily, this tutorial is for when you need to remove a radiator temporarily, for instance, to paint or decorate. If you are looking to replace a radiator then please see the appr
Make sure you have isolated any circuit you are working on A radial circuit is a mains power circuit found in some homes to feed sockets and lighting points. It is simply a length of appropriately rated cable feeding one power point then go
PVC and polycarbonate Roofing
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS - TYPES - SIZES - COSTS
PVC / Polycarbonate sheet roofing Pvc and polycarbonate sheet roofing come in a variety of profiles, sizes, and colours. Quality and prices vary immensely. The most common pro
Firstly cut out all loose and damaged mortar. You may find that some of the faces of the bricks
have been damaged as a result of water getting into the joints. This can be remedied in our
replacing bricks project and the science of it u