scrim tape

How To Apply Scrim Tape – A Step-by-Step Tutorial

Scrim tape, also known as panel joint tape, has a very specific job. The tape seals the joints between panels of plasterboard to prevent cracking in the plaster applied over the top of it. Scrim tape is easy to apply, inexpensive, and essential in making sure your plasterwork retains its perfect finish. If you have used […]

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home improvements that add value

31 Home Improvements that Add Value (and 7 that Don’t!)

Whether you’re renovating a property or looking to update one before putting it on the market, this guide has everything you need to know about adding value to your home. We’ll take you through 31 different ways to increase your property value, with tips on how to maximise your profit and make your money go further. We’ll […]

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how to use a paint sprayer

How To Use A Paint Sprayer Like A Pro

Paint sprayers are recommended when painting a large area that requires a smooth, even finish. Sprayers are also a good idea for covering objects with lots of detail, as the paint can be precisely sprayed into all the nooks and crannies.This article looks at how to use the two most common types of paint sprayer: […]

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best paint sprayer uk

Best Paint Sprayer UK – The Top 5 Reviewed

Please note that this article contains affiliate links. Clicking these does not affect the price you pay, but we will earn a small fee if you do purchase something.Paint sprayers are a great choice for making large painting projects quick and easy. They can be used to paint anything from interior walls to furniture or […]

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hardwall plaster

How To Plaster A Brick Wall With Hardwall Plaster

Cost Time Difficulty Have you been meaning to update that cracked and crumbling old brick wall at home? You’ve probably been putting the project off because a professional plasterer gave you a heart-stopping quote. The good news is you can take on this project by yourself. Plastering your brick wall requires a steady hand and attention to […]

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how to fit plaster coving

How To Fit Plaster Coving – The Complete Guide

Plaster coving is often used to provide the finishing touches to a room. Coving is a decorative feature fitted to the top of the wall where it meets the ceiling. Coving is often considered a period feature, although it does have a place in contemporary finishes also. Coving, like this one from B&Q, comes in many different […]

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decorators caulk

How To Use Decorators Caulk

I love decorators caulk, it’s like a magic wand for giving a perfect finish! Cheap and easy to use, decorators caulk is a versatile filler, applied with a caulking gun. Even after it’s dried, the caulk remains flexible. These attributes make it a brilliant option to fill cracks, as they stay looking perfect even if there […]

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skip hire prices

Skip Hire Prices – What Should I Be Paying?

Any big build or renovation generates vast amounts of rubbish, and the best way to remove this from the site is via a skip. But what size skip do you need? How long should you have it for and what will it cost you? This guide aims to answer these questions and provides helpful tips to […]

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carpet cleaning prices

Carpet Cleaning Prices – What Should I Be Paying?

Dirty carpet getting you down? Don’t worry, we’re here to help.  You could clean it yourself, but if several rooms need doing, it might be better to hire a carpet cleaner. Read on to find out exactly what a professional carpet cleaner does and how much it should cost you. How to Clean a Carpet – […]

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carpet fitting cost

Carpet Fitting Cost – What Should I Be Paying?

Fitting a new carpet is something best left to professionals, but what does the job entail and how much should you be paying for it? We’ve compiled this guide to answer these questions, looking into price ranges for carpets, how long a job should take and helpful tips to make the job go smoothly. Quick Navigation […]

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