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)
Information and notices about the forums and DIYnot.com in general. This is where you can ask your questions regarding the site, forum, wiki etc.
Special offers and discount codes to make your home improvements more economical.
Are you working on your own home improvement project? Share tips, ideas, and frustrations with others.
Tell us about your DIY disasters.
Private discussion for registered (and retired) gas installers.
Talk for the trade to discuss trade related topics e.g. quotes, customer issues, etc. Do NOT place general queries here, please use the most appropriate forum below.
A place to talk about your hobbies.
Tired after all that DIY? Discuss or debate topical issues here.
Questions, comments and problems about alarms, security alarms, fire alarms, CCTV or telephones, telephone wiring, telephone extensions etc.
Problems / questions / issues to do with household appliances e.g. washing machines, dishwashers (NOT boilers).
Questions, discussions and problems regarding televisions, satellite systems, home cinema and any other audio visual related topic.
Questions, comments and enquiries related to all aspects of building.
Queries and discussions related to building regulations, planning permission and planning applications.
Questions & discussion regarding all aspects of painting & decorating.
Questions, comments and enquiries related to household electrics in the UK.
Questions, comments and enquiries related to household electrics outside of the UK from around the world.
All aspects of flooring and stairs discussed here except tiling. New stairs, laminate flooring, carpets, loft conversions, loft problems (i.e. inside roof space).
Discussion about the garden, garden projects, fences, sheds, patios, decking, DIY in the garden or plant related topics.
Questions, comments and problems about plastering and rendering.
Questions, comments and enquiries related to plumbing, central heating and hot water systems.
Questions, comments, problems, enquiries regarding roofing and guttering.
Questions, comments and problems about tiling, floor tiles, wall tiles, preparation for tiling and grouting etc.
Topics related to hand tools, power tools and DIY related materials in general.
Questions, comments, queries about windows and doors, double glazing etc.
Wooden interior fittings, moldings, cutting, framing, and joining timber. Every aspect of wood, small projects to big projects.
Only post here if your post does not fit into any other category above.
For any general discussion about cars.
Questions, comments, queries about car repairs and maintenance.
Issues relating to computer software, e.g. program problems, windows difficulties etc.
Issues relating to hardware problems / difficulties.
Separate names with a comma.