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: Pressure washing. Retired, Jan 18, 2019 at 2:52 PM
    2. Building

      Building

      Anything related to building work, bricklaying, damp proofing, extensions and so on goes in this section.
      Latest: Damp patches in chimney breast Retired, Jan 17, 2019 at 4:15 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?? A J, Jan 5, 2019
    4. Electrical

      Electrical

      For anything relating to electrical DIY (including telecoms, lighting and wiring).
      Latest: Replacing A1-66 line voltage thermostat with new A1-66 Stardust Dave, Jan 16, 2019 at 6:13 PM
    5. Central Heating

      Central Heating

      Please post topics relating to central heating, boilers, radiators, etc. in this forum section.
    6. Plumbing and Drains

      Plumbing and Drains

      Ask about anything to do with plumbing, drains and water pipes.
      Latest: Bathtub hot water valve cartridge drops/falls stadler_cj, Jan 17, 2019 at 1:50 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: Simple Tool Handle Frontier Forge, Jan 18, 2019 at 7:03 PM
    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

      Appliances

      This is a place to post questions about your household appliances (oven, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, etc...).
      Latest: Harman Pellet Stive repair Silentrunning, Jan 17, 2019 at 1:27 PM
    13. Tools

      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
    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

      Introductions

      Feel free to introduce yourself to the forum in this section.
      Latest: Greetings from Central Kansas Retired, Jan 19, 2019 at 10:46 AM
    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