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The National Home Improvement Show. Friday 30th September to Sunday 2 October. Earl’s Court, London, open 10am to 5pm every day. This is a big show with a focus on saving energy – hardly surprising as energy prices have increased so much. This having the green effect as saving money is a bigger motivator than […]

The National Home Improvement Show is at Earls Court 1, Warwick Rd, London, SW5 9TA. Friday 30 September – Sunday 2 October 2011 Friday 30 September 10:00 – 17.00 Saturday 1 October 10:00 – 17.00 Sunday 2 October 10:00 – 17.00 Ticketas are 8 UKP or 12 UKP on the door, see this link: Tickets […]

Summer is a great time to do work around the house and garden, unless you want a holiday of course. Unless your holiday is DIY… well maybe it is too hot to do much but if you feel the need for a sweaty workout try some of these. Feeling fit? Garages and carports Needs a […]

News here is that we adding a big new section on how to buy wholesale supplies and wholesale products for all aspects of building and construction. We think that DIY and small time and amateur builders should also benefit from cheap and low cost building supplies. Already suppliers like Wickes, B&Q and Homebase, Home Depot […]

Happy New Year! We have removed the Christmas articles on trees, decorations, green Christmas and presents. We are adding articles on fireplaces double glazing insulation snow clearance These will be online in the next week.

We have a whole new section on Lights and Lighting, to add to our existing light and solar power sections. See our lighting and lights pages: Lamps, lighting, lights design, uplighters, chandeliers > Light in basement, cellars, underground lighting > Lighting the home, house, commercial, shops > Llighting, lights, technology types, halogen, neon, LED, solar, […]

Research by HTA – actually a sponsored Phd – shows that planting against external walls increases insulation by a big factor. The vegetation ‘buffers’ the wall environment against cooling, and behind the plants it can be anything up to 6 degrees higher. Of course, in the summer, vegetation will also shade the walls, making them […]

This is the big DIY and Building show at Earl’s Court London with all the manufacturers, advice, special topic sessions, lots of fun, always a good atmosphere. It starts today Friday 1 October 2010. Opening hours are: Friday, 1 October 10:00 – 17.00 Saturday, 2 October 10:00 – 17.00 Sunday, 3 October 10:00 – 17.00 […]

Self Build & Design Show is on again – Saturday / Sunday September 11th and 12th. Many great seminars and demonstrations. The location is fantastic – a huge hall with many permanent exhibitions on walls, foundations, water systems, roofing, etc. Always fun and no cost tickets too. This is just off M4, junction 16 on […]

These are some rather amazing electric metal driveway entrance gates – quite a good design – that is, if you have enough bodyguards and property guards to keep the burglars away. Metal security gates are great for security so why not show off a bit – if you have no taste that is. Not sure […]


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