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IF A JOB’S WORTH DOING…

What’s your favourite part of doing up your house? Is it the first lick of paint, or the finishing touches? Is it those big endeavours that span months, or the little projects you can get done during a rainy April afternoon…? Whatever it is, I’d be willing to bet it’s nothing to do with the […]

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Measure Twice, Cut Once – How to avoid DIY disaster

These days, many of us fancy ourselves as master craftsmen and will try our hand at DIY in a bid to save money. In fact, it is reported that DIY helped people make nationwide savings in the tens of millions of pounds. However, for some, DIY can actually prove to be something of a false […]

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Silver Saints – Not your Average Handyman Service.

Many people who use Silver Saints Handyman Service for the first time are pleasantly surprised when a well-spoken, polite and neatly turned out person turns up to tackle their ‘to do’ list. Most of our handymen come from professional backgrounds and have life-times experience of DIY and property renovation. This means that when you book […]

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A Statistical Guide to the UK’s DIY Habits

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DIY Furniture

What Makes A Squeaky Bed And How Can You Fix It?

Squeaky beds can be incredibly annoying, so much so that some people would probably prefer to buy a new bed frame rather than fixing the problem. However, you can easily repair a squeaky bed frame to ensure you’re finally able to get some peace and quiet!   Why do beds squeak? A squeaky bed can […]

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Men & DIY – Learn to Cover Your Tracks, Literally

If you’re reading this, hopefully the title grabbed your attention because your feet are dirtier than your conscience, and not the other way around. We’re here to discuss cleaning up after yourself in your garage, man-cave, on the deck and patio, and other manly hangouts around your house. Mostly, we’re talking about the way we […]

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DIY Interior

Dealing With Rough Wall Surfaces

First off I would like to say that I am not recommending here a solution to major problems with walls suffering from cracks and damp – these really should be addressed as issues in their own rights and simply pasting over them will never address the problems. However, if you have a room with older […]

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DIY Disaster-Prevention Tips

No one can ever really prepare you for a disaster, but there are a few things that you can do to try to prevent them. Some of the most common disasters today include water damage and mold growth. So what are you going to do to make sure your home or business is water damage […]