Guest post :  A woolly hat for your shed

Thanks to Andy from Workshopshed.com for this guest post about insultation your shed roof. Everyone knows when it’s cold you put a hat on to keep warm and every house has loft insulation. But when building a shed we typically only have a layer of board topped with felt to keep us warm. My shed was…

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DIY Project : Putting a new roof on a workshop shed

Andy from Workshopshed has posted this on our forum about his New roof on his shed. It still needs some finishing but I swapped out my old roof with a new one with insulation, felt and a big polycarbonate window. But you can read the full shed roof job over at his blog. When I…

Top Tips for felting a shed roof

My shed roof desperately needs re felting – of course I should have done it in the summer when the weather was a lot better, but as with most things I do, it takes me months to get round to things (yes mrsunclewilco was right, but don’t tell her). Anyway being of little DIY skills…

SOLVE CREAKING FLOORBOARDS problems

TOP TIPS FOR… fixing creaking floorboards :: Floorboards creak when two pieces of wood rub together. There are several causes of this, but one of the most common is that the nails which fix the floorboards to the joists become loose over time. It’s sometimes possible to solve the problem by pushing talcum powder or…

Bank Holiday shed sales fest

15% off over 150 Garden Structures including Sheds, Arbours, Cabins & Summerhouses 15 % off over 40 Wooden, Metal & Plastic Sheds & Storage 15% off Selected Playhouses 15% off Selected Garden Rooms & Home Offices 15% off Arbours and Arches 15% off over 70 Cabins & Summerhouses 15% off Selected Carports, Canopies & Garages…

DIY NEWS

:: Fired Earth is celebrating its 25th birthday this year and, to mark the occasion, is offering 25% off selected favourites throughout the year (details online or in-store). Also, if you spend £50 or more on paint in-store, Kevin McCloud’s new book Colour Now (RRP £9.99) is yours free. In it, McCloud researches, selects and…

Screwfix Save 5% on all orders over £50

Screwfix are promoting a new voucher code from Tuesday 12th May until Midday Monday 8th June (12.00). Save 5% on all orders over £50 or more with the following voucher code: Affiliate5% Simply enter your unique offer code in the special instruction box when you reach the check order details screen. The saving will be…

BRITONS PLAN £4.5 BILLION EASTER DIY BOOM

Britons are collectively planning to spend £4.5 billion on home improvements over Easter, with many hoping to add value to their property, a survey showed today. The average person will spend £181 on DIY projects during the Bank Holiday weekend, rising to more than £200 among people in London, according to research by The Co-operative…

TOP TIPS FOR… removing polystyrene ceiling tiles

:: Polystyrene ceiling tiles are unsightly and old fashioned, but removing them isn’t much fun, so be sure you want to. Once you’ve started scraping them off, you can’t just stop. :: Make sure you have a stepladder tall enough to enable you to reach the ceiling without stretching and straining, as this could be…

Couple create town where they first met in shed

Childhood sweethearts Stanley and Christine Buck have created a model of a 1950s town to remind them of “happy times”. The retired couple, of Whittlesey, Cambs, have spent much of the past 20 years crafting the MDF replica. The 1:24inch scale model features a variety of places that hold memories for them, including the coffee…

B&Q Massive offers, massive sales!

I think this looks a bit like a Shepards Hut but without the wheels Henley Offices Compact Maxi Room Now £7857.66 Was £9299.00 Save £1441.34