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Slash The Cost Of A New Kitchen - Buy Second Hand

Written by Ruth D'Alessandro, commercial writer | Phillip Othen | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The kitchen is the hub and the workhorse of your home. No surprise there. Between cooking, washing up, socialising, homework, muddy kids and pets goin...

Fix Appliances With Internet Guides To Save A Fortune

By Ruth D'Alessandro, commercial writer | Phillip Othen | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Calling out a professional to fix an appliance is expensive, which is why many of us feel it’s not worth it and simply buy a new one. What if we cou...

DIY Fixes You Could Do In A Day

By Jennifer Barton | Phillip Othen | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK

We're convinced that everyone has at least one thing they'd like to fix about their home, whether it's a practical issue like a pesky leaking tap or a...

Celebs at Home: 50 Cent

Andy Bush | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Comedy
Andy Bush

Time to delve once again behind the public veil of celebrity life. This time I pose the question - does rapper 50 Cent actually put together his own flat pack furniture? If so, does he get really confused and angry like the rest of us?

Home Improvements That Don’t Add Value – And Five Alternatives

Written by Ruth D'Alessandro | Phillip Othen | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Forget stocks and shares – it looks like home improvements are where we’re looking to put our cash. According to a poll carried out by the Consume...

9 Predictably British Things That Always Happen On A Bank Holiday

The Huffington Post | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Comedy

Everyone flocks to the DIY shop to finally put up that shelf that's been sitting there for 6 months Injuries ensue Brighton train station looks lik...

B&Q, Morrisons, Asda, Sainsbury’s And Tesco Bank Holiday Opening Times

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK

It's reaching that point again folks where it's time to box off those pesky DIY projects that have been lying around unfinished for months on end. Ye...

10 DIY Problems Solved

By Lucy Searle | Dave Leonard | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK

We asked you to send us your DIY woes to solve. We’ve picked 10 of the best (or worst, depending on how you look at it) to answer… Q: When knockin...

Super-Fast Fixes for Common DIY Problems

Lucy Searle | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Searle

Annoyed by a dripping tap? Unsightly cracks in walls? Lukewarm radiators? Squeaky doors? There are tons of DIY jobs you can easily - and speedily - sort out yourself with a little know-how, saving you cash in the process. This guide steers you through just a few of the most common, irritating and easiest-to-fix DIY problems...

DIY Before Kids vs DIY After Kids

Claire Kirby | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Parents
Claire Kirby

The husband and I are complete opposites, and generally our differences compliment each other. We are yin to the others yang. Except when it comes to DIY. The Great Kitchen Tile of 2003 nearly ended in us getting divorced before we were actually married.

Ten Uses for Baby Wipes

Frances Taylor | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Parents
Frances Taylor

Before you know it, rather than going downstairs and retrieving more traditional cleaning apparatus, the bathroom floor was dust-free, shiny and smelling of Pampers sensitive (which don't smell of much at all really).

Win £1,000 Worth Of DIY Vouchers

The Huffington Post | Dave Leonard | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK

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The Ultimate Guide to One-Day DIY Projects

By Lucy Searle | Dave Leonard | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK

Forget makeover shows that boast a whole house transformation in a day – what can you realistically do yourself in under 24 hours to improve your ho...

Woman Tries (And Fails) To Drill A Hole In Her Wall, Hilarity Ensues

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to using power tools, things can be a little confusing to say the least. With drills, for example, there are multiple add-ons and drill...

When The Wife's Away, It's Hard to Play

Jethro Shirley-Smith | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Parents
Jethro Shirley-Smith

The first weekend went pretty much without a hitch. The kids all made it to where they needed to be; the older one made her art class, the younger one made his party; the middle one got a bike ride. We managed to get the shopping done, do some arts and crafts, sing a few songs, and have a dance around the coffee table.

Creative Parents Turn Daughter's Nursery Into An Incredible Farm

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Parents

The parents of a baby girl have given us serious DIY goals with their incredible transformation of their daughter's nursery into a farm. The father...

How to Survive a Home Renovation

Fiona McPhillips | Posted 03.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona McPhillips

Two years ago, my husband and I bought a "blank canvas" property, i.e. a shell. Apart from the addition of a couple of electrical sockets, the house had not been updated since it was built in 1934. You name it, it needed it. And more. In the last two years, I have learned many things - here are eight of them.

How To Remove Scratches From Wooden Furniture

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Scratched coffee table getting you down or proving hard to sell on eBay? Grab some nuts (yes, we mean the edible kind) and prepare to have your mind b...

Married Life: Why I Like It When My Husband Leaves the Country

Bernadette Ballantyne | Posted 11.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Bernadette Ballantyne

There are other advantages to having alone time too: being able to read in bed at night for as long as I like, repeatedly watching Vikings (if I can't see my husband's beardy face and tattoos I might as well enjoy those of Rollo and Ragnar), not having to watch Arsenal, not having to wade through his clothes on the floor to get into bed, not being woken at 6.15 by his alarm every day.

Bank Holiday Opening Times For All Your Supermarket And DIY Needs

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK

Here comes another luscious bank holiday! Originally assigned as the Monday after Pentecost known as Whit Monday, the Spring bank holiday is now t...

Easter Weekend Opening Hours For All Your Supermarket And DIY Needs

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK

Here comes Easter, a long weekend during which it is traditional to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, eat your own weight in chocolate eggs and gra...

Let's Stop Thinking About Music in Silos and Recognize the Challenges That All Artists Share

Vanessa Reed | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Vanessa Reed

Why is it that the composers, songwriters and performers who create this independent music are so often perceived as having little in common? Does an upcoming electronica or left field hip-hop artist really have such vastly different career development needs as, for instance, a classically-trained composer?

How Can I Add Value to My Home Ahead of Selling?

Stephen Maunder | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK
Stephen Maunder

One of the first things you'll need to decide is when you are thinking of moving. If you are looking to move in the immediate future, your focus will be on making aesthetic improvements to make your home more 'sellable'. Alternatively, if a move is a year or more away you could benefit from taking on a more significant project to add value to your home.

This Hoverboard You Can Make At Home

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech

A man has potentially made all our dreams come true by building the first working hoverboard that doesn't need magnets, or an entirely fictional sourc...

Exclusive Stream: Great Cynics-Lost & Found

Clara Cullen | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Clara Cullen

Greats Cynics, purveyors of life affirming punk, are about to head out on tour with Joyce Manor and Cheap Girls. To celebrate this trip across the UK and Europe, they're releasing a tour tape with two new tracks. Released on Jen Long's label Kissability, you can listen to an exclusive stream of their track 'Lost & Found' below.