Tools and Materials


With so much choice in your local DIY store, establishing which tools and materials you need can be a job in itself. How do you use decorator’s caulk, and which sander should you buy? Is spray painting really worth the investment?

From working out your wallpaper needs to choosing a tile cutter, we help you determine the DIY tools and materials you need in our helpful guides and reviews below: 

wallpaper steamer

How to Use A Wallpaper Steamer

Whether you’re looking to refurbish an old and tired interior, or you’ve just moved into a property with some seriously dated wall-coverings, you may find…
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paint pads

How To Use Paint Pads

If you’re looking to paint those tricky spots in your house, paint pads are a great option. It’s an easy and inexpensive way to paint…
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how many drops in a roll of wallpaper

How Much Wallpaper Do I Need?

Blank walls are boring, so it’s fashionable to liven them up by papering them in a bold print. However, wallpaper has a reputation for being difficult…
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