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    Raised bed anchor

    Hi, I am building a raised bed along the rear fence line. I am wondering whether it would be ok to anchor it to the ground using a metal sleeper bracket rather than using concrete. It will have 3 sides and be about 1.5-2 foot deep
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    Silgranit sink repair

    Managed to put a crack in my white Blanco Silgranit sink. Anyone have any experience repairing a similar material? I am thinking of using some sort of resin (araldite or similar) and sanding down. I thought blanco would of sold some sort of repair kit but they dont.
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    Pergola anchored in tall planters

    Hi, is it possible/safe to screw 4 tall planters to decking and concrete in posts for a pergola? Said pergola will be approx 2.5x4 & 2.5 tall.
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    Fitting rail to existing deck.

    Hi, After some advice or tips on adding a rail to my existing deck. The deck was already here when i bought the house and has a foundation made up of what looks like a mix of breeze block and brick. Its not the best job but seems solid for the most part. They have anchored batten to this...
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    Can I install a ceiling fed shower close to a IP rated spot light?

    Hi everyone, I have 4 spot lights in my bathroom (IP fire rated). I have installed a corner shower tray and want to get a ceiling fed digital shower. The light in that corner is a little off centre in respect to the shower tray. is there any regulations about how close I could have the shower...
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    2 coats of K-Rend base coat

    Can I use K rend base coat as a top coat, and just paint it? Reasons for not going straight for the coloured top coat are using 2 layers of base coat is a lot cheaper than top coat the wall that is being rendered (block) is going to be 80-90% covered by a fence so I would paint it and put the...
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    Chrome rectangle box section

    Does anyone know if i can get chrome box section to cover both water pipes for freestanding bath. I would of bought regular piper covers but the plumber messed up and supplied the hot and cold wrong way round. I could just get used to the hot on the right but with it being closest to edge of the...
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    Raising floor level to match after knock through

    Hi, I recently brought down a partition stud wall that was splitting the conservatory. Now the floors dont match by about 18mm. I want to have the same floor throughout. Am I OK to drill plug and screw plywood over the existing tiles and lay laminate over the top with an underlay? Would I need...
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    Induction hob under a polycarb roof??

    Hi, I am buying a house with the kitchen opened out into an open plan conservatory. No walls or doors seperating the rooms. Seller has stated they have all the correct permission and building regs for this. I plan to put a new kitchen in which i will have an island with an induction hob on it...
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    Bricking up conservatory windows (1 side)

    Hi Everyone, New to the forum and about to buy my first house. This house has a conservatory with no seperation from the main house. So the whole of the ground floor back wall has been removed. Anyway, one side of the conservatory is a dwarf wall and uPVC DG windows which look out onto the...