Tag Archives: home improvement

How to Stop Condensation in Your Loft Space

Loft Insulation

Condensation is one of the most common issues faced by British homeowners. It’s estimated that at least 1 in 5 UK homes suffers from excess condensation, often in the loft space. There are many reasons for this which we’ll discuss further below, but one of the most common causes includes the measures we take to make our homes more energy …

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Complete Guide to Home Security – Advice & Tech

Ultimate home security guide, all you need to know on protecting your home against intruders. LOCKS Use both a cylinder lock and deadlock, a burglar can tell by pushing the bottom of the door if spring-latch is ready for ‘loiding’. Upgrade to BS3621 British Standard locks which most insurance companies required and change all locks to BS3621 certified when you …

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Cracked Ceiling, Leaks & Water Hammer – ASB #17

Send us your pictures and videos: http://skill-builder.uk/send ADS Retaining Wall Drainage Installation – https://youtu.be/HofDuHYNaH8 Chris Hanson’s garden slopes a bit and he’s going to have it excavated and build retaining walls and asks if he needs a perforated pipe for drainage with gravel behind each wall. Hazem Zohny is doing a complete renovation of his bathroom with Abacus Elements Board …

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Bathroom Renovation #10 – Final Fitting

In our final part of the bathroom renovation series, Roger sorts out the pressure with a new Kingspan unvented cylinder and Jubi joins us to take care of fitting the furniture and putting the finishing touches to our epic installation season. Special thanks go to Abacus for supporting this series: https://www.abacus-bathrooms.co.uk Tools and materials used in this video series: Abacus …

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Bathroom Renovation #9 – Time for Tiling

Roger fixes a few final plumbing jobs before Martin the tiler from Abacus comes in to start the tiling the bathroom. Martin also puts the LED lights in the tiled recess shower shelves to complete the shower area. Special thanks go to Abacus for supporting this series: https://www.abacus-bathrooms.co.uk Tools and materials used in this video series: Abacus Elements Ultimate Construction …

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The Money Pit & Weekly Leak News – ASB #6

Send us your pictures and videos: https://skill-builder.uk/send Roger’s comes back to the rescue with our weekly Ask Skill Builder show and Episode 6. We take a look through your emails, Facebook messages and YouTube comments and Roger does his best to steer you in the right direction. John Collins is considering buying a ‘doer upper’ that needs an epic effort …

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Hanging Joists, Cracks & Saving Money – ASB #3

Send us your pictures and videos: https://skill-builder.uk/send Ask Skill Builder is back with episode 3. We take a look through the emails that you’ve sent into us and Roger does his best to steer you in the right direction. Roy Hanson asks about hanging first-floor joists on his extension. Luke Oliver shows us his handy work on some nice cabinets. …

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Bathroom Renovation #2 – What Lurks Under Floor?

Part 2 of our bathroom renovation series and it’s time to pull up the floor boards and see what lurks beneath for Roger to tackle. To be honest, Roger has been doing this for so many years, there aren’t any plumbing or building problems he’s afraid of. #bathroom #renovation #plumbing

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Bathroom Renovation #1 – Demolition & Rip Out

The first episode of our new bathroom renovation series in association with Abacus bathrooms. Over the course of this video series, we will show you how to renovate a bathroom from start to finish. This is the rip out and demolition of the old bathroom before the new wet room can be built. Tools and materials used in this video …

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