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: Hot tub question Cookieman, Nov 18, 2018 at 8:00 PM
    2. Building

      Building

      Anything related to building work, bricklaying, damp proofing, extensions and so on goes in this section.
      Latest: Is this cement or concrete? Silentrunning, Nov 20, 2018 at 6:22 PM
    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?? vizslalover, Nov 20, 2018 at 9:28 PM
    4. Electrical

      Electrical

      For anything relating to electrical DIY (including telecoms, lighting and wiring).
      Latest: Wiring mystery Don Farrell, Nov 20, 2018 at 7:24 PM
    5. Central Heating

      Central Heating

      Please post topics relating to central heating, boilers, radiators, etc. in this forum section.
      Latest: Radiant flooring system not achieving good flow rate SolarJoe, Nov 19, 2018 at 2:36 PM
    6. Plumbing and Drains

      Plumbing and Drains

      Ask about anything to do with plumbing, drains and water pipes.
      Latest: Overflowing toilet Des Bywater, Nov 19, 2018 at 12:31 PM
    7. Painting and Decorating

      Painting and Decorating

      Join us in here to discuss anything related to painting and decorating.
    8. Joinery, Woodwork and Carpentry

      Joinery, Woodwork and Carpentry

      Any woodwork or joinery related questions can go in this forum category.
      Latest: Overlay hinges for picture frame timbo59, Nov 8, 2018
    9. Windows and Doors

      Windows and Doors

      For any window, door or similar queries.
      Latest: Smears in double glazing Doghouse Riley, Nov 17, 2018 at 2:56 PM
    10. Flooring and Tiling

      Flooring and Tiling

      Get answers to your flooring, tiling and carpet questions by posting in this section.
      Latest: Creaking floorboards under carpet Silentrunning, Nov 14, 2018
    11. Roofing and Guttering

      Roofing and Guttering

      Roofs, gutters, downpipes - chat about anything related in here.
      Latest: Gutter seals. Retired, Oct 5, 2018
    12. Appliances

      Appliances

      This is a place to post questions about your household appliances (oven, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, etc...).
      Latest: Rainsoft water treatment system Silentrunning, Nov 17, 2018 at 2:37 AM
    13. Tools

      Tools

      Got a tool query? This is the place to get advice from members.
      Latest: B&S PowerBuilt 13.5hp help MrModify, Nov 1, 2018
    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: What hobby would you like to start? Retired, Nov 15, 2018 at 8:18 AM
    2. Introductions

      Introductions

      Feel free to introduce yourself to the forum in this section.
      Latest: Hi there Ian, Nov 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: Metal spinning. Retired, Nov 19, 2018 at 3:42 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