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DIY guides and advice

Give your home an upgrade with helpful step-by-steps, and the tools to achieve it.

DIY guides and advice.

Are you a DIY newbie? Fear not, we've collected all of our best guides and ideas for creating a home you'll be proud of, from simply putting up a shelf to giving your walls and furniture a total makeover.

Step-by-step DIY guides

How to put up a shelf

Our helpful how-to on safely and easily adding floating or wall-mounted shelves.

How to put up a curtain pole or track

Tips on measuring for a curtain pole or track, and the tools you need to fit it safely and securely.

How to upcycle furniture

Creative furniture upcycling ideas plus the tools you need to get you started.

Beginner's kit

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Wallpaper guides

How to hang and remove wallpaper

Add the perfect pattern to your walls step-by-step, from measuring and preparing your room, to cutting and pasting the paper.

Wallpaper for a feature wall

Six statement styles to help you decide what wallpaper will transform your space - plus a few hacks and tips for what to do with the excess.

DIY buying guides

Drill buying guide.

Drill buying guide

Get the right tool for the job. Find the drill type you need for the task at hand with our jardon-busting guide.

Painting and decorating guide

Get your rollers and brushes ready. Here's our tips on how to paint and decorate your home perfectly inside and out.

Home security.

Home security

Everything you need to know to keep your home secure.

How to refresh your rental

Add your personal touch without losing your deposit.

Easy assemble furniture

Discover our assembly options to match your DIY skills.

Top rated tools

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