I moved into a new home with my wife last month, its a fairly modern home and looked likeonly recently had it been refurbished and decorated. We loved it instantly and decided to put an offer in, which was accepted. But unfortunately we got a bit of a surprise when we moved in! […]

Last week I went round to a mates as he had been painting and decorating his kitchen as a bit of a surprise for the wife’s return. I got round then to find the walls were a bright orange colour, and I thought it was a bit of a strange choice for a kitchen? […]

My husband was popping to the shop to buy a loaf of bread and some milk and I noticed that the heated towel rail in the bathroom was slightly dripping. So i thought to myself I will fix that drip before he’s back, it cant be that hard of a […]

I decided to have laminate flooring installed into my old property. I then laid down batons across the edges of my floor and a block across my 2″ step, i then decided to screw the wooden block down with some 5″ screws… I first of all thought i better run […]

Me and my brother clubbed together and bought a cheap house that was in need of completely gutting and starting again, which meant most of nights and weekends for a few months had a new purpose whilst we did our best to sort out the refit as cheaply as possible. We tried […]

My girlfriend recently purchased a ride-on, toy dog with wheels as a Christmas present for her one year old niece. The said dog arrived as a box of separate components. I stayed well out of the assembly process, as my flat-pack rage is legendary. She happily constructed the toy herself, and […]

Firstly – great site – some funny stories on here! My story – I was decorating the main bedroom in our house last summer. Spend the first stripping off the old wallpaper to reveal a really really old coat of green paint on the walls. knowing i only had another […]

My wife had been moaning for sometime now about the state of our back garden; with that in mind I decided it was time to sort it out. I began laying a patio & cutting flagstones with a 9″ angle grinder. While I was cutting one of the flagstones a […]

I was outside sanding down some old doors before giving them a lick of paint one afternoon -I was using a belt sander that id hired for the job. All of the sudden the breaker must have tripped and cut the power, so naturally I placed the sander on the patio […]

I recently had a professional in to convert my kitchen into a larger space, he did a really good job and I was really happy with the price too! It links up with the hallways, and there used to be wallpaper previously on all of the walls. I had the […]