DIY Forums

    1. General DIY and Home Improvement

      General DIY and Home Improvement

      If you have a DIY question that doesn't fit in to the categories below, then please post it in here.
      Latest: What type of bolt is this? Retired, Dec 15, 2018 at 2:53 PM
    2. Building


      Anything related to building work, bricklaying, damp proofing, extensions and so on goes in this section.
      Latest: How can I fix this hole in the wall? ralphhughes, Dec 15, 2018 at 10:48 AM
    3. Building Regulations and Planning Permission

      Building Regulations and Planning Permission

      Ask your planning permission related questions in this category for advice from our members.
      Latest: Replacing pillar to front of house ralphhughes, Dec 7, 2018
    4. Electrical


      For anything relating to electrical DIY (including telecoms, lighting and wiring).
      Latest: DIY experience: Waterproof electric wire and replacing valve zhoufang1, Dec 17, 2018 at 2:52 PM
    5. Central Heating

      Central Heating

      Please post topics relating to central heating, boilers, radiators, etc. in this forum section.
      Latest: Luxpro Psp511lca Scrappy, Dec 15, 2018 at 2:46 PM
    6. Plumbing and Drains

      Plumbing and Drains

      Ask about anything to do with plumbing, drains and water pipes.
      Latest: Leak at through bolt on toilet Peejay, Dec 16, 2018 at 5:21 PM
    7. Painting and Decorating

      Painting and Decorating

      Join us in here to discuss anything related to painting and decorating.
      Latest: Pollution marks on paintwork Retired, Dec 15, 2018 at 9:36 AM
    8. Joinery, Woodwork and Carpentry

      Joinery, Woodwork and Carpentry

      Any woodwork or joinery related questions can go in this forum category.
      Latest: Need suggestions for desk stability Retired, Dec 11, 2018 at 7:54 PM
    9. Windows and Doors

      Windows and Doors

      For any window, door or similar queries.
      Latest: Smears in double glazing Doghouse Riley, Nov 17, 2018
    10. Flooring and Tiling

      Flooring and Tiling

      Get answers to your flooring, tiling and carpet questions by posting in this section.
      Latest: Repairing porcelain kitchen floor tiles wanderlust, Dec 14, 2018 at 8:55 PM
    11. Roofing and Guttering

      Roofing and Guttering

      Roofs, gutters, downpipes - chat about anything related in here.
      Latest: New pitched roof fitted, unsure about those joints Silentrunning, Dec 12, 2018 at 1:57 PM
    12. Appliances


      This is a place to post questions about your household appliances (oven, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, etc...).
      Latest: The refrigerator is getting more and more power Silentrunning, Dec 12, 2018 at 1:45 PM
    13. Tools


      Got a tool query? This is the place to get advice from members.
    1. Off-Topic Lounge

      Off-Topic Lounge

      The cafe of the DIY Forums, talk about anything not related to the above forums in here.
      Latest: Modern cars. Retired, Dec 17, 2018 at 3:38 PM
    2. Introductions


      Feel free to introduce yourself to the forum in this section.
      Latest: New here Ian, Dec 7, 2018
    3. Your DIY and Workshop Projects

      Your DIY and Workshop Projects

      Working on an interesting project? Post up some details in this forum, so that fellow enthusiasts can learn.
      Latest: I turned a butter knife to mini katana Metumania, Dec 17, 2018 at 3:29 PM
    4. Feedback and Suggestions

      Feedback and Suggestions

      This is the place to let us know your comments and suggestions.
      Latest: What is a gravatar? Ian, Jan 24, 2014