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: flat roof insulation and condensation ryangray, Jan 10, 2019 at 9:36 AM
    2. Building


      Anything related to building work, bricklaying, damp proofing, extensions and so on goes in this section.
      Latest: Problem with framing a room in basement Dirtmechanic, Jan 9, 2019
    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: Gazebo Snow Load?? A J, Jan 5, 2019
    4. Electrical


      For anything relating to electrical DIY (including telecoms, lighting and wiring).
      Latest: Retractable extension cords kendallpierce, Jan 14, 2019 at 8:35 AM
    5. Central Heating

      Central Heating

      Please post topics relating to central heating, boilers, radiators, etc. in this forum section.
      Latest: Isolate gas furnace to stand-alone in heatpump split-unit installation Dirtmechanic, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:55 PM
    6. Plumbing and Drains

      Plumbing and Drains

      Ask about anything to do with plumbing, drains and water pipes.
      Latest: Is my builder liable for this problem? Doghouse Riley, Jan 13, 2019 at 4:56 PM
    7. Painting and Decorating

      Painting and Decorating

      Join us in here to discuss anything related to painting and decorating.
      Latest: Best water based satinwood paint? Ian, Jan 15, 2019 at 8:13 PM
    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
    9. Windows and Doors

      Windows and Doors

      For any window, door or similar queries.
      Latest: Help with Basement window, Deep Sill. How do I finish? Dirtmechanic, Jan 3, 2019
    10. Flooring and Tiling

      Flooring and Tiling

      Get answers to your flooring, tiling and carpet questions by posting in this section.
      Latest: Flooring Question Dirtmechanic, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:57 PM
    11. Roofing and Guttering

      Roofing and Guttering

      Roofs, gutters, downpipes - chat about anything related in here.
      Latest: Re-roof using old clay tiles jerrydad, Jan 5, 2019
    12. Appliances


      This is a place to post questions about your household appliances (oven, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, etc...).
      Latest: Harman Pellet Stive repair Jimd475, Jan 13, 2019 at 5:45 PM
    13. Tools


      Got a tool query? This is the place to get advice from members.
      Latest: Chuck fell off spindle on drill press Retired, Jan 11, 2019 at 3:55 PM
    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: HAPPY NEW YEAR. Ian, Jan 1, 2019
    2. Introductions


      Feel free to introduce yourself to the forum in this section.
      Latest: I'm here to (try to) help Retired, Jan 5, 2019
    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: Metal spinning. Retired, Jan 14, 2019 at 3:40 PM
    4. Feedback and Suggestions

      Feedback and Suggestions

      This is the place to let us know your comments and suggestions.
      Latest: Squashed menus on mobile web Ian, Jan 8, 2019