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: Help identifying this kitchen drawer component ShenValleyLewis, Feb 23, 2019 at 7:13 PM
    2. Building

      Building

      Anything related to building work, bricklaying, damp proofing, extensions and so on goes in this section.
      Latest: Chimney Crumbling above roofline Retired, Feb 15, 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

      Electrical

      For anything relating to electrical DIY (including telecoms, lighting and wiring).
      Latest: Repairing a magnetic ballast Dirtmechanic, Feb 21, 2019 at 9:22 AM
    5. Central Heating

      Central Heating

      Please post topics relating to central heating, boilers, radiators, etc. in this forum section.
      Latest: Fan for circulation problem Jim_WB9IXS, Feb 6, 2019
    6. Plumbing and Drains

      Plumbing and Drains

      Ask about anything to do with plumbing, drains and water pipes.
      Latest: Wall Drains Plugged, Sump Pump? Dirtmechanic, Feb 22, 2019 at 1:08 AM
    7. Painting and Decorating

      Painting and Decorating

      Join us in here to discuss anything related to painting and decorating.
      Latest: Noob needs help with peeling paint. Dirtmechanic, Feb 21, 2019 at 10:53 AM
    8. Joinery, Woodwork and Carpentry

      Joinery, Woodwork and Carpentry

      Any woodwork or joinery related questions can go in this forum category.
      Latest: Wall Panelling Retired, Jan 29, 2019
    9. Windows and Doors

      Windows and Doors

      For any window, door or similar queries.
      Latest: Removing Decorative Exterior Shutters Silentrunning, Feb 22, 2019 at 10:46 PM
    10. Flooring and Tiling

      Flooring and Tiling

      Get answers to your flooring, tiling and carpet questions by posting in this section.
      Latest: Levelling a first floor bathroom - advice Dirtmechanic, Feb 22, 2019 at 2:56 AM
    11. Roofing and Guttering

      Roofing and Guttering

      Roofs, gutters, downpipes - chat about anything related in here.
    12. Appliances

      Appliances

      This is a place to post questions about your household appliances (oven, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, etc...).
      Latest: Trying to fix my fridge, would like help Chummy, Feb 22, 2019 at 8:55 PM
    13. Tools

      Tools

      Got a tool query? This is the place to get advice from members.
      Latest: Pliers Set Recommendations Silentrunning, Feb 23, 2019 at 5:23 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: Let’s be proud of our respective countries. helvetic78, Feb 22, 2019 at 7:35 AM
    2. Introductions

      Introductions

      Feel free to introduce yourself to the forum in this section.
      Latest: New here may91, Jan 28, 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: Brass nameplates. Retired, Feb 23, 2019 at 3:33 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