Master builder Andy Stevens explains what tasks to leave to the professionals — and when DIY could be a budget-smart option
Taking on some basic home maintenance or repairs before the cold weather sets in can negate the need for more serious remedial work when temperatures thaw. Make sure your home is ready for winter with these handy hints
Doing it all (or as much as possible) yourself, is a way to make big savings on your self build. It also means you know your home inside and out, and have the pride of having built a house
In our latest Trade Secrets video, master builder Andy Stevens demonstrates how you can successfully lay laminate flooring in your home
Update the look of your bathroom, or replace a faulty fixture with our step-by-step guide to fitting a toilet
Create more outlets for all those electrical appliances with our easy-to-read guide to adding double sockets
This step-by-step guide shows how to build a full metric roofing system including installing underlay and battens and finishing the roof with tiles, verge units and ridge system
Totally stable but offering a real wood finish, engineered floors are a popular choice. This step-by-step guide explains how to fit one in a weekend
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