The Dewalt DC100KA 18V 1.3Ah Ni-Cd Cordless Combi Drill

First impressions of this kit is that it all seems very durable without being to heavy. The drill has a rubberised handle which aids the grip and is well balanced and comfortable when in use. The DC100 comes with a keyless chuck which makes bit changes easy and speedy.

The DC100 has 17 torque settings as well as a hammer mode, it also has 2 speed range settings but the speed can also be controlled via the trigger, making it a powerful drill. 

Creating a new look for your hall

The hallway is one of the most important areas of your home. The first impressions of your home are made as someone enters the hallway. All too often halls are used for storage of items to be transported upstairs at a later date, as an overflow for coats and shoes or the walls are used for pictures/shelves/ ornaments no longer required in any of the main rooms of the house. In other words, many halls are filled with clutter.

The Bosch PMF 10.8 LI Multi-Purpose Tool

Read our review of the ‘Bosch PMF 10.8 Li’ is a multi-purpose all round tool, the cordless cousin of the ‘Bosch PMF 180 E Multi’.  Offering more flexibility by ditching the power cord in favour of a 10.8V 1.3Ah Lithium Ion battery.


Any work involving your roof may bring to light all sorts of defects and weaknesses, so be prepared to spend more money than you think. Depending on the authorities in the part of the country where you live, you may have to build a permanent staircase to your attic if it is going to be ‘habitable’ – that is, a living room or bedroom.