Hardware stores to remain open for essential items


DIY and hardware stores have been classed as essential retailers and therefore will be allowed to continue trading during the latest round of restrictions that will see all non-essential retailers close.

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One in three Brits injure themselves doing DIY


With another bank holiday weekend fast approaching many Brits will be turning their attention to a DIY project. According to a nationwide poll, today (May 2nd) at 2.30pm is the most popular time to start a project before the May bank holiday gets underway.

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Avoid decor disasters


Fear of making costly mistakes or ending up with disappointing results can often mean home decorating jobs are left on the to-do list.

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B&Q cuts Black Friday sales

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Black Friday has become synonymous with cut-price deals – but one retailer is pulling out of the annual event.

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Painting voted the nation’s favourite hobby


Baking and knitting are no match for painting when it comes to finding out the UK's favourite craft hobby.

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