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: Removing sealed bathroom tile for sink access mbirkettsmith, Aug 21, 2018 at 1:23 PM
    2. Building

      Building

      Anything related to building work, bricklaying, damp proofing, extensions and so on goes in this section.
      Latest: Lead flashing above "lean to" roof, help! martin68, Jul 30, 2018
    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: Regulations in my country GreenOrange7, May 20, 2018
    4. Electrical

      Electrical

      For anything relating to electrical DIY (including telecoms, lighting and wiring).
      Latest: Dryer motor wiring diagram Retired, Aug 21, 2018 at 10:12 AM
    5. Central Heating

      Central Heating

      Please post topics relating to central heating, boilers, radiators, etc. in this forum section.
      Latest: 3way SMC Pump required Baldeagle, Aug 11, 2018
    6. Plumbing and Drains

      Plumbing and Drains

      Ask about anything to do with plumbing, drains and water pipes.
      Latest: Loud Grundfos Pump Ian, Aug 20, 2018 at 12:50 PM
    7. Painting and Decorating

      Painting and Decorating

      Join us in here to discuss anything related to painting and decorating.
      Latest: Wallpaper,possible asbestos ? Unpredictable, Aug 3, 2018
    8. Joinery, Woodwork and Carpentry

      Joinery, Woodwork and Carpentry

      Any woodwork or joinery related questions can go in this forum category.
      Latest: Name of Joint Retired, Aug 21, 2018 at 12:25 PM
    9. Windows and Doors

      Windows and Doors

      For any window, door or similar queries.
      Latest: Sliding glass door Lisas6583, Aug 21, 2018 at 12:11 AM
    10. Flooring and Tiling

      Flooring and Tiling

      Get answers to your flooring, tiling and carpet questions by posting in this section.
      Latest: What gauge nailer for pre-finished laminate quarter round G-MAN, Aug 17, 2018 at 9:43 PM
    11. Roofing and Guttering

      Roofing and Guttering

      Roofs, gutters, downpipes - chat about anything related in here.
      Latest: Ledger and Hardipanel Siding Dirtmechanic, Jul 6, 2018
    12. Appliances

      Appliances

      This is a place to post questions about your household appliances (oven, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, etc...).
      Latest: How to judge the fan capacitor is broken Elaline, Aug 15, 2018 at 6:15 AM
    13. Tools

      Tools

      Got a tool query? This is the place to get advice from members.
      Latest: Riving knife part Barry Parks, Aug 16, 2018 at 6:40 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: Your hobbies Retired, Jul 31, 2018
    2. Introductions

      Introductions

      Feel free to introduce yourself to the forum in this section.
      Latest: Newbie saying hello from Huddersfield. Retired, Jul 31, 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: Projects require tools and materials. Retired, Aug 16, 2018 at 8:09 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