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How To Dispose of Excess Paint

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When renovating or doing touch-ups it is seldom the case that you have exactly the right amount of paint for the job.

How to grow vegetables from seeds

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Sowing seed is easy to do and fun to try. A lot of seeds such as carrots, beans, peas, lettuces and beetroot can be sown straight into the soil.

How to make a raised bed for vegetables at home

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Everyone wants to grow their own fruit and vegetables these days, even the Obamas and The Queen have found room in their gardens for a home grown vegetable patch.

How to remove chewing gum from clothes

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Chewing gum is a very popular choice for many, but it is very frustrating when you sit somewhere and then find it on your clothes when you get home!

How To Clean With Natural Products

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Keeping your living space clean, tidy and in the best possible condition is a priority for any home owner.

How To Replace A Damaged Tile

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It only takes a single cracked or broken tile to ruin the appearance of a well-tiled wall. Fortunately the solution is neither difficult nor expensive.

How to Make a Room Deodorising Spray

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If you’re looking for a natural alternative to the overpowering scent of traditional air freshener sprays, give this pleasant spray a try.

How to regrout your tiles

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You're sat in the bath having a relaxing moment and yet you're put off by the discolouration and black mildew on the grout! Follow these simple steps and your tiles will look as good as new.

How to help prevent your patio from going green

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Winter is on it's way and, like every year, your garden patio becomes slippery and green. Here is a way to help prevent your patio becoming dangerous and unsightly.

How to make your own candles out of old candle ends

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Making your own candles is surprisingly easy. If you save the ends of your used-up candles, you can recycle them in a great eco-friendly do-it-yourself project.

How to make a Halloween trick or treat bucket

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Make Halloween Trick or Treat Buckets using Dremel Glue Gun 930 and Versatip.

How to make spooky Halloween candles

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Light up the darkness with some spooky designs to make your home part of the Halloween celebrations.

How to Remove Candle Wax from Fabric

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These cool autumn evenings call for the cosy glow of a candle. But don’t let drips of wax on your tablecloth spoil the ambiance. Try this simple trick for easy wax removal.

How to replaster a wall

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With the increasing costs of professional plasters, why not give it a go yourself. You'll be supprised that with a little practice you can do a good plastering job.

How to Reduce Energy Costs this Winter

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With cooler days and nights now upon us, many of us are looking for ways to pinch pennies, particularly on our energy bills.

How to Fix Dried-Up Ink Pens

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We’ve all been there. You have a perfectly usable pen that won’t write. It still has ink in the cartridge, but no amount of scribbling will get it flowing again.

How To Improve Your Home's Energy Efficiency

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Home energy efficiency is a major concern. As energy costs rise, awareness of the limited fossil fuel supplies and the environmental effects of energy production is more important than ever.

How to check your electricity meter

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The days of frequent house calls from employed meter readers seem to be on their way out, replaced by estimated readings.

How to replace a light switch

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In order to stay safe, light switches need to be kept in good working order at all times.

How to mix concrete

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Of course, the easiest way to mix concrete is to buy or hire a concrete mixer. A cheaper method is to mix by hand. Use the following method to save yourself some cash!

How to hang an internal door

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If you need to replace an inner door, it is important to take great care to ensure your new door opens and closes smoothly with the requisite gaps between door and frame.

How to rid your lawn of humps and hollows

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Have you ever looked out on your lawn and wished you could neaten it up by getting rid of those unsightly pits and bumps? It is, in fact, remarkably simple to even up your garden.

How to put up a timber fence

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When erecting a garden fence, timber is often the material of choice due to its appearance and practicality.

How to decide what colour to paint a room

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Deciding on colour schemes for your home can be a headache at the best of times.

How to Ripen Green Tomatoes Indoors

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So you have spent all summer growing and tending your small crop of tomatoes, picking off the ones that ripen and go red to eat for your lunch, but you get to Autumn and you still have lots of green o

How to make compost

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If you have a garden, composting is an ideal way to get rid of food and garden waste while keeping your soil nutritious and well-balanced.

How to Clean Paintbrushes

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One of the most annoying things to find is a paintbrush that has been left to go hard and is no longer useful.

How to wallpaper a room

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Fancy brightening up your house with a bit of DIY? Changing the wallpaper in a room is a good place to start, and this guide teaches you how to do just that, without having to pay for a decorator.

How to grow a geranium from a cutting

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Geraniums are bright, cheery flowers with attractive leaves which are often beautifully scented. If you know someone who has one, why not ask them for a cutting and grow your own?

How to dead head flowers from garden plants

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Once the flowers on your garden plants have died it is worth dead heading them or cutting them off.

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