1. New Forum Help

      To help get used to and get the most out of the new forum please post your questions in this temporary forum. (This will eventually be merged into Forum Info)
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    3. Offers & Discount Codes

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    4. Your Projects

      Are you working on your own home improvement project? Share tips, ideas, and frustrations with others.
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    8. General Discussion

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    1. Alarms, CCTV & Telephones

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    3. Audio Visual

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    9. Floors, Stairs and Lofts

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    11. Plastering and Rendering

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    18. General DIY

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